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Carl Frampton gets new opponent

Updated: July 9, 2013, 12:56 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Rising junior featherweight contender Carl Frampton of Northern Ireland has a new -- and better-known -- opponent for his July 20 fight at Wembley Arena in London.

Frampton was originally supposed to face Fabian Orozco (20-2-2, 7 KOs), 27, of Argentina. However, Orozco took an interim bout on June 28 in Argentina and got knocked out in the second round by Julian Evaristo Aristule, a loss that also knocked him out of the fight with Frampton.

So instead of facing Orozco, Frampton, ...

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