On Saturday afternoon 5pm eastern time, Showtime International and Sky Sports brings to you the IBF and WBA Super Bantamweight title unification.  IBF Super Bantamweight Champion Carl Frampton (21-0, 14 KO’s) takes on WBA Super Bantamweight Champion Scott Quigg (31-0-2, 23 KO’s).  The fight will take place at the Manchester Arena in Manchester England.  in the co-feature, Marco McCullough (14-2, 9 KO’s) takes on Isaac Lowe (11-0-1, 4 KO’s) for the Commonwealth (British Empire) title.  Here is the breakdown and predictions:

CARL FRAMPTON

-Record:  27 – 0 – 0, 19 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Super Bantamweight

-Height:  5′ 5″

-Reach:  62″

-Notable Fights

  • Kiko Martinez #1  —  Win, TKO 9th round (12), 2/9/13.
  • Kiko Martinez #2  —  Win, Unanimous Decision (12), 9/6/14.  (Won IBF Super Bantamweight title)
  • Chris Avalos  —  Win, TKO 5th round (12), 5/28/15.

 

SCOTT QUIGG

-Record:  31 – 0 – 2, 23 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Super Bantamweight

-Height:  5′ 6″

-Reach:  N/A

-Notable Fights

  • Yoandris Salinas  —  Draw, Split Decision (12), 10/5/13.
  • Kiko Martinez  —  Win, TKO 2nd round (12), 7/18/15.

 

Predictions:

Isaac Lowe  —  def  —  Marco McCullough  —  via  —  Unanimous Decision

Scott Quigg  —  def  —  Carl Frampton  —  via  —  Unanimous Decision

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE

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