In this short video preview, Showtime Sports talks to both Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz as they prepare to do battle in a thrilling sequel of last year’s title fight. This time, though, Carl Frampton is the reigning featherweight champion and has all the confidence he needs having already won a decision over Santa Cruz.
ABOUT FRAMPTON VS. SANTA CRUZ 2 (via Press Release):
Carl Frampton vs. Leo Santa Cruz 2 is a world championship rematch of the 2016 Fight of the Year candidate featherweight showdown. The 12-round bout headlines SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING action on Saturday, Jan. 28 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
In the co-main event, lightweight world champion Dejan Zlaticanin will meet former two-division champion Mikey Garcia in the opening bout on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. Featherweight world champion Lee Selby will fight for the second time in the United States when he battles former world champion Jonathan Victor Barros in action on SHOWTIME EXTREME.