Carl Frampton announces World Title bout in New York

Carl Frampton will face Leo Santa Cruz in New York this summer to fight for the Mexican's WBA featherweight title.

Frampton added the WBA super bantamweight strap to his own IBF belt by beating Scott Quigg in February, but will move up a division to face Santa Cruz.

"The Jackal vs @leosantacruz2 for the WBA featherweight title in the big apple late summer! #AndTheNew #TwoWeightWorldChamp", Frampton tweeted.

Frampton has a 22-0 career record, with Santa Cruz having lost one of his 33.

Promoter Barry McGuigan said a date will be announced next week.

Carl Frampton announces World Title bout in New York

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