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Rogan and Sprott enter Super 8 heavyweight tournament

British and Irish heavyweights Martin Rogan and Michael Sprott have signed on for a new international heavyweight competition. The ‘Super 8: Last Man Standing’ tournament will take place on June 4 in Auckland, New Zealand. Eight heavyweights in total will take part in the Super 8 event, competing for a prize pool of £250,000 on one evening.

Leo Santa Cruz eyeing up big title defence against Belfast’s Carl Frampton

Carl Frampton could land a dream world title shot this summer after Leo Santa Cruz revealed that he would happily defend his title against the Belfast boxer.

WBC super-bantamweight holder Santa Cruz insists he would have no problem travelling to Northern Ireland to take on Frampton – provided he first wins his March 8 defence against former champion Cristian Mijares.