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Carl Frampton (ear) ruled out of fight

Updated: July 16, 2013, 5:31 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

The British Boxing Board of Control on Tuesday ruled rising junior featherweight contender Carl Frampton out of his fight on Saturday because of a perforated ear drum.

Frampton, 26, of Northern Ireland, was due to face former junior bantamweight world title challenger Everth Briceno (35-8-2, 26 KOs) of Nicaragua at Wembley Arena in London on the undercard of the heavyweight fight between former world title challenger Dereck Chisora (16-4, 10 KOs) of England and Malik Scott (35-0-1, 12 KOs) ...

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