THURSDAY, JULY 21, AT 2:00 PM AT CHAMPS BOXING CLUB – MEDIA INTERVIEWS, PHOTO OPPORTUNITY, AND PROCLAMATION PRESENTATION
Westchester County Board of Legislators Declare July 30 Carl Frampton Day to Salute Irish Boxing Champion Training in New Rochelle
UNDEFEATED BELFAST NATIVE CARL FRAMPTON PUTS FINISHING TOUCHES ON TRAINING CAMP AT CHAMPS BOXING CLUB IN NEW ROCHELLE; PREPARES FOR JULY 30 FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE CLASH; MICHAEL B. KAPLOWITZ, CHAIRMAN OF THE WESTCHESTER COUNTY BOARD OF LEGISLATORS AT SENDOFF TO DECLAREJULY 30 “CARL ‘THE JACKAL’ FRAMPTON DAY”
Ireland’s sensational, undefeated champion boxer Carl “The Jackal” Frampton continues to train at Champs Boxing Club in New Rochelle, New York, for his July 30 featherweight championship bout vs. title-holder Leo Santa Cruz at Barclays Center. Frampton will break camp on Sunday for fight week in Brooklyn, and Michael B. Kaplowitz, Chairman of the Board of the Westchester County Board of Legislators, Gary Friedman, Chief of Staff of the Westchester County Board of Legislators, and Tara Bernard, Assistant to the Chairman of the Board of the Westchester County Board of Legislators, and James J. Houlihan, Managing Partner, Houlihan-Parnes Realtors, LLC, will be among the business leaders recognizing Frampton for being part of the Westchester family since he launched training camp on July 4.
Frampton’s manager, the boxing Hall of Famer and former featherweight champ Barry McGuigan, and his son Shane,who is Frampton’s trainer, will also be in attendance.
The ceremony, send off, meet & greet, and declaration of July 30 as
“Carl ‘The Jackal’ Frampton Day” will take place at Champs Boxing Club (7 South Division Street, New Rochelle) onThursday, July 21, at 2:00 PM.
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.