02/05/2018

Carl Frampton To Fight At Windsor Park In August

Belfast boxer Carl Frampton has confirmed that his next fight will be at Windsor Park on 18 August.

His opponent is yet to be confirmed.

Speaking to BT Sport, Frampton said: "This is the one - a dream come true. I'm the happiest I've ever been in my career.

"I'm enjoying myself and feeling good which is credit to the people I'm around at the moment."
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His promoter Frank Warren said: "Belfast has come alive with the fights going on now - Carl's spearheading that and he's the catalyst.

"I know it's going to be an emotional, great night in front of his home fans."

(CD/LM)

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