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Frampton Brit announces Vegas rematch with Santa Cruz

Frampton defeated Santa Cruz via majority decision at Brooklyn's Barclays Center in July

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Leo Santa Cruz of Mexico (gold trunks) fights Carl Frampton of Northern Ireland (blue trunks) during their 12 round WBA Super featherweight championship bout at Barclays Center on July 30, 2016 play

Leo Santa Cruz of Mexico (gold trunks) fights Carl Frampton of Northern Ireland (blue trunks) during their 12 round WBA Super featherweight championship bout at Barclays Center on July 30, 2016

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Britain's Carl Frampton will defend his WBA world featherweight title in a Las Vegas rematch with Mexican Leo Santa Cruz on January 28, he revealed on Tuesday.

Frampton, 29, defeated Santa Cruz via majority decision at Brooklyn's Barclays Center in July to become Northern Ireland's first two-weight world champion.

The pair will face off again at the MGM Grand after Frampton announced the news on Twitter with a video of him singing the Elvis Presley song 'Viva Las Vegas'.

"It's official!" Frampton wrote. "The rematch vs @leosantacruz2 is set for @MGMGrand Las Vegas, January 28th. WE'RE BRINGING AN ARMY #AndStill."

Frampton won his first world title when he beat Spain's Kiko Martinez on points in an IBF super bantamweight bout in September 2014.

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