Super bantamweight contender Carl Frampton, 18-0-(13) booked his place to face WBC super bantamweight champ Leo Santa Cruz by knocking out Hugo “El Increible” Cazares, 40-8-2-(27), in a WBC final eliminator Odyssey Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland on Friday.
Frampton pressured Cazares from the opening bell before left hook to the head decked Cazares in round two. It was a stunning shot, but Cazares seemed OK to continue fighting . Cazares looked alert as he watched referee Victor Loughlin count to 10, then immediately stood up, but was too late. Time of the stoppage was 1:38.
vacant WBO European super flyweight title Jamie Conlan w tko 7 Benjamin Smoes
vacant WBC International Silver middleweight title Eamonn O’Kane w ko 1 Alvaro Gaona
WBO European lightweight title Stephen Ormond w tko 5 Karim El Ouazghari
featherweight Marco McCullough w tko 3 Elemir Rafael
middleweight Conrad Cummings w tko 3 Zahari Mutafchiev
April 4, 2014