BBC Sport - Hatton hails underdog Frampton ahead of Santa Cruz fight

Hatton hails underdog Frampton

Former world champion Ricky Hatton says being the underdog will act as inspiration for Carl Frampton in his New York featherweight showdown with Leo Santa Cruz.

Hatton, who is now a boxing promoter, added that the timing is perfect for Belfast challenger Frampton to take on the WBA title holder from Mexico.

Frampton, a former IBF and WBA super-bantamweight champion, has moved up a weight for the Barclays Centre fight.

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