Northern Ireland Native Preparing for Featherweight Championship…
UNBEATEN IRISH BOXING CHAMPION CARL FRAMPTON, TRAINING IN NEW ROCHELLE FOR JULY 30 CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT, WILL BE WELCOMED TO COUNTY BY WESTCHESTER COUNTY EXECUTIVE ROBERT J. ASTORINO
TUESDAY, JULY 12, AT 11:00 AM AT CHAMPS BOXING CLUB
***”Frampton Appreciation Day” in Westchester***
Ireland’s sensational, undefeated champion boxer Carl “The Jackal” Frampton is training in New Rochelle, New York, for his July 30 featherweight championship bout at Barclays Center. Westchester County Executive Robert J. Astorino will welcome him to the county by declaring Tuesday, July 12, “Carl Frampton Appreciation Day” and presenting a proclamation to the Belfast, Northern Ireland-native at Champs Boxing Club (7 South Division Street, New Rochelle) at 11:00 AM.
The proclamation presentation and media opportunity will include Messrs Frampton and Astorino, Frampton’s manager, International Boxing Hall of Famer and former world featherweight champion Barry McGuigan and Barry’s son Shane McGuigan, who trains the Irish star.
Champs Boxing Club (http://www.champsboxingclub.com/) is located in the heart of New Rochelle at 7 South Division Street.
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Frampton (22-0, 14 KOs) is preparing for his matchup with featherweight world champion Leo Santa Cruz taking place Saturday, July 30 live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center.
Frampton returns for just his second fight stateside aiming to win back the same WBA Featherweight World Championship that Barry McGuigan held 30 years ago.
The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING tripleheader begins at at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and also features former two division-world champion Mikey Garcia returning to take on former world champion Elio Rojas and rising super welterweight contender Tony Harrison battling once-beaten Sergey Rabchenko in a 154-pound title eliminator.
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by DiBella Entertainment in association with Cyclone Promotions and presented by Premier Boxing Champions, start at $38 and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting www.ticketmaster.com, www.barclayscenter.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Tickets are also available at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center. Group discounts are available by calling 844-BKLYN-GP.