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Top Rank To Sign Saunders, Warrington and Frampton?

Co-promotional deals with Frank Warren fighters in the works. Dubois might follow.

By Aaron Cooper   - @ntuBoxing

IntuBoxing.com has learned that Queensbury Promotions stablemates. IBF world featherweight champion, Josh Warrington, former two-weight world champion, Carl Frampton and former WBO world middleweight champion, Billy-Joe Saunders. Have all followed the lead of Tyson Fury and are all due to ink co-promotional deals with Top Rank's Bob Arum.

Like Fury. Frampton and Saunders are both signed to management deals with MTK Global. With whom Arum announced on Monday that a deal had been struck with ESPN to air thirty MTK shows a year. The cards will be shown on either ESPN or the ESPN + streaming service from the United Kingdom and Ireland. It's also worth noting that rising Irish boxing prospect, Micheal Conlan is also represented by MTK Global and, of course, is signed to the Top Rank promotion.

It's thought that Arum and promoter, Frank Warren. Have been working on deals for all three men. And, rather interestingly. Arum has taken an interest in signing rising British heavyweight prospect, Daniel 'Dynamite' Dubois to a co-promtional deal. Although it is thought this this deal is fair way down the road by comparison. 

Bringing Warrington and Frampton into the fold makes perfect business sense, far more than that of Saunders whose main competition is virtually all signed to fledgeling streaming service DAZN. 

Top Rank has WBO world champion, Oscar Valdez and rising prospects, Shakur Stevenson and the aforementioned Conlan in its stable. A fight between Frampton, coming off of a loss of course to Warrington, and Valdez has been talked about since Frampton claimed the interm 'WBO' title last year. Whilst Stevenson who is still only 10-0 has called out Warrington in recent months. However one would expect a unificaton bout between Valdez and Warrington to take precedent.