On Saturday, Aug. 18, Queensberry promotions presented a triple-header of action from Windsor Park in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

In the night’s main event, current interim WBO world featherweight king Carl Frampton defended his title against undefeated Australian Luke Jackson, who had been victorious in all 16 of his professional fights prior to the bout. Frampton had won back-to-back fights agaisnt Nonito Donaire and Horacio Garcia since losing his WBA super world featherweight belt to Leo Santa Cruz in the pair’s rematch.

In the evening’s co-main event, newly crowned WBC world flyweight champion Cristofer Rosales earned his first defense against two-time Olympic bronze medalist and previously undefeated pro Paddy Barnes, who fought for a world title in only his sixth professional contest.



Also, former WBO, WBA, IBF and IBO heavyweight world champ Tyson Fury kept his record unblemished with his 27th consecutive win against Italy’s Francesco Pianeta.

The event aired live at 4 p.m. ET on BT Sport 1 (United Kingdom), Showtime’s Facebook page and YouTube channel (United States), and Cable Onda Sports (Panama). The event replay takes place at 10 p.m. ET on Showtime Extreme (United States).

FULL RESULTS
Carl Frampton def. Luke Jackson by TKO. Round 9
Cristofer Rosales def. Paddy Barnes by knockout. Round 4
Tyson Fury def. Francesco Pianeta by unanimous decision
Steven Ward def. Steve Collins Jr. by decision
Luke Keeler def. Dwain Grant by decision

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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