On Saturday, Dec. 22, Top Rank and Queensberry Promotions combine to bring boxing back to the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England.

In the night’s headliner, Josh Warrington put his IBF world featherweight title on the line against former two-division world champ Carl Frampton. Warrington, 28, remains undefeated in 28 contests. Frampton had won three straight, including an interim title winning performance against Nonito Donaire since tasting the first defeat in his career against Leo Santa Cruz.

The event aired live at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN+ and BT Sport Box Office (United Kingdom).

Josh Warrington def. Carl Frampton by unanimous decision (116-112, 116-112, 116-113) – IBF world featherweight title
Hassan N’Dam def. Martin Murray by majority decision (117-112, 114-114, 116-112)
Liam Williams def. Mark Heffron by TKO. Round 10
Nathan Gorman def. Razvan Cojanu by unanimous decision (120-108, 119-109, 119-109)
Michael Conlan def. Jason Cunningham by unanimous decision (97-92, 98-92, 97-92)
Billy Joe Saunders def. Charles Adamu by TKO. Round 4

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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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