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Former two-weight world champion Carl “The Jackal” Frampton and the unbeaten Michael “Mick” Conlan will participate in a Zoom media call tomorrow, August 12 at 6 p.m. UK/1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT, ahead of their bouts Saturday, August 15, from a closed-door York Hall in London. Frampton will fight Scottish veteran Darren Traynor in a 10-round lightweight contest, while Conlan will take on recent world title challenger Sofiane Takoucht in a 10-rounder at featherweight.

Frampton-Traynor and Conlan-Takoucht will be televised live on ESPN in the United States beginning at 4 p.m. ET, with undercard action to stream live on ESPN+ starting at 2:30 p.m. ET.

In addition to Frampton and Conlan, Bob Arum, Frank Warren and MTK Global VP Jamie Conlan will be on the call and available to answer questions.

Please email Evan Korn (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) in order to receive the Zoom meeting information.

Zoom Call Schedule (All times ET)

1-1:05 p.m. — Opening Remarks
1:05-1:25 p.m. — Michael Conlan
1:25-1:45 p.m. — Carl Frampton

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