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Scott Quigg v Kiko Martinez one of three world title fights on Sky Sports on July 18

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 19:  Scott Quigg celebrates after knocking out Tshifhiwa Munyai during the WBA World Super Bantamweight Title fight between Sco
Image: Scott Quigg: Tops massive bill for Manchester

Sky Sports will show three world title fights and two British title fights on an epic night of boxing on July 18.

Topping the bill at the Manchester Arena is Bury's Scott Quigg, who makes a sixth defence of his WBA world super-bantamweight world title by taking on experienced Spaniard Kiko Martinez.

Quigg, 26, first defended the belt against Yoandris Salinas at the O2 Arena in October 2013 and while a unification clash with Carl Frampton continues to stall, Quigg risks his strap against the man who handed over the IBF crown to Frampton last September.

Attempting to double the count of local boys with world titles to their names will be Manchester's very own Anthony Crolla, who is hoping to add the finishing touches to a truly remarkable story by snatching Darleys Perez's WBA world lightweight title.

Crolla, 28, heroically confronted burglars near his home in December and was left with a fractured skull and broken ankle - but his rapid return to fitness has stunned everyone and he's straight back in at the very top against the classy Colombian.

Image: Anthony Crolla (left): Bidding to become a world champion

On the undercard, there's two potentially explosive bouts for British titles. Sam Eggington takes on unbeaten Glenn Foot for the vacant welterweight belt while Chris Jenkins and Tyrone Nurse battle it out for the vacant light-welterweight version.

If that's not enough for Sky Sports subscribers, we'll also be heading over to Germany for the latest episode of one of modern boxing's great rivalries - Arthur Abraham v Robert Stieglitz.

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WBO world super-middleweight champion Abraham recently recorded back-to-back victories over Paul Smith and now returns to action to face Stieglitz for a fourth time. Stieglitz has already lost two decisions to the 35-year-old but in between grabbed a shock fourth-round stoppage in 2013.

Watch Fight Night Live on July 18 from 7pm, Sky Sports 1

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