The jackal looks to make his return to the ring in August for ESPN debut
IntuBoxing.com has learned that two-weight world champion, Carl Frampton will make his ESPN debut in August.
August 10th is the date that has been loosely pencilled in for ‘The Jackal’s’ return. Frampton join fellow Queensbury promotions stable mate, Tyson Fury inciting a co-promotional deal with top rank in March of this year.
Whilst an opponent has yet to be named, It’s thought this will be a stay busy fight with the eventual aim of Frampton taking on WBO world for the week champion, Oscar Valdez later on in the year.
New York City and Philadelphia on the current mooted locations for the bout. This will mark the fourth time the Frampton was fought in the United States. Frampton’s record stands at two wins and one loss fighting in America. Frampton beat Alejandro Gonzales Jr to retain his IBF super bantamweight world crown back in 2015. He then had to high-profile bout against Leo Santa Cruz picking up the WBA world featherweight title at the Barclays Center in New York before dropping the title back to Santa Cruz in Las Vegas the following year.
Frampton is of course is looking to get back to winning ways after suffering defeat at the hands of current IBF featherweight world champion Josh Warrington In December of last year.
At the age of 32, Frampton is something of an old man featherweight but remains optimistic that he can indeed taste world glory one last time.