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The fight between featherweight world titlist Josh Warrington and former two-division titlist Carl Frampton, who will meet in a highly anticipated bout on Dec. 22 at Manchester Arena in Manchester, England, will be streamed live on ESPN+ in the United States, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told ESPN on Wednesday. Arum’s company, which is responsible for putting on ESPN’s boxing events, and has a deal with Warren to stream most of his cards on ESPN+. However, Top Rank does not have rights to every show but Arum said he and Warren have made a deal for Warrington-Frampton. Warrington (27-0, 6 KOs), 27, of England, will be making his first defense against Frampton (26-1, 15 KOs), 31, of Northern Ireland. Arum said he will be in Paris on vacation with his wife for part of December but that he is so interested in the fight that they are going to stop in England to attend it on their way home.

Dan Rafael, ESPN Senior Writer12d ago