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Frampton vs Quigg: February 27 clash to be screened on Sky Sports Box Office

Carl Frampton is promising the fight of his career

Carl Frampton's eagerly anticipated super-bantamweight unification World Title fight against Scott Quigg on February 27 will be shown on Sky Sports Box Office.

Tickets sold out in a matter of minutes for the must-see event at the Manchester Arena.

Someone’s perfect record will go as the long-awaited clash between Frampton, the IBF champion, and Quigg, the WBA belt-holder, will finally determine the number one domestic boxer in the division.

Belfast born Frampton, who received an MBE in the New Year honours list, is expecting a huge following in his corner ensuring the night has an electric atmosphere.

"I am delighted to be headlining this massive Sky Sports Box Office," said the Jackal.

"This fight has been in the making for years, it's finally happening and I'm going to deliver the performance of my career and win in style."

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Adam Smith, executive producer of Sky Sports boxing, said: “2016 is going to be an amazing year for British boxing with 12 current reigning world champions.

"This is one of the most eagerly anticipated matches of recent times.

"Everything is on the line for Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg and the atmosphere in the Manchester Arena will be electric for what should be a truly outstanding duel between two fighters at the top of their game.”

Scott Quigg added: "This is going to be the biggest fight of the year and I am delighted that it's heading to Sky Sports Box Office.

"The build-up is going to be huge and will get tenser as we get close to February 27 - but I am totally focused on the job in hand.

"Everything I have done in my career has led to this fight, I know I’m better than Carl in every department. I’ve got the tools to beat him and beat him convincingly."

Preview and analysis from the Manchester Arena will be provided by Adam Smith, and former world champions Johnny Nelson, Carl Froch and Jim Watt, as well as a range of boxing experts. 

Sky Sports viewers can look forward to an extensive schedule of support programming providing the best possible analysis of the fight across our channels and digital outlet including Ringside and The Gloves Are Off.

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