Heading into their highly anticipated “Battle of Britain,” 122-pound champions Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg each promised to knock the other out. Neither came close to fulfilling that promise Saturday, but Frampton was at least on-point with his prediction that he’d exit the ring the victor.
The temperature gauge has fallen across the U.K., but events inside the ring at the Manchester Arena figure to be white hot Saturday as two little men square off, with one destined to have his big heart broken.
Carl Frampton already knows how he’ll celebrate a victory over U.K. rival Scott Quigg on Saturday: He wants to set up a mouthwatering clash with Cuban ace Guillermo Rigondeaux.
Carl Frampton is under no illusions heading into his 122-pound world title unification clash with Scott Quigg: A repeat of his most recent performance, and his unbeaten record will be a distant memory.