Carl Frampton's opponent for his Top Rank debut has been announced.
The two-division world champion will take on Emmanuel Dominguez in the main event of a Top Rank on ESPN+ card on August 10. The card will take place at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia.
Frampton has held the IBF super bantamweight title from 2014 to 2016 and ended his run at 122 pounds by beating Scott Quigg and unifying the IBF and WBA belts in February 2016. Frampton then moved up to featherweight later that year and defeated Leo Santa Cruz to win the WBA featherweight title, but lost the belt in his first title defense in a rematch with Santa Cruz in 2017.
Afterwards, Frampton would go on to win three straight fights, which included a victory over Nonito Donaire to capture the interim WBO featherweight title in April 2018. After defending the belt against Luke Jackson later that year, he would go on to lose to IBF featherweight world champion Josh Warrington last December in Manchester.
Dominguez is a 25-year-old fighter from Mexico who sports a 26-8-2 record. Dominguez has faced the likes of current WBO super bantamweight champion Emmanuel Navarrete and British contender Jordan Gill and is on a two-fight win streak. In his last fight on June 8, Dominguez knocked out Jose Roberto Gonzalez in the third round of their bout, which took place in Mexico.
No co-feature was announced for the main card, but the undercard will have heavyweight prospect Sonny Conto, featherweight Donald Smith and middleweight Edgar Berlanga competing in separate fights.