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Carl Frampton v Alejandro Gonzalez Jnr world title defence to be shown live on ITV

By Claire Williamson

Published 30/06/2015

A victorious Carl Frampton after defeating Chris Avalos during this evenings world title fight.Photo Aidan O'Reilly/Pacemaker Press
A victorious Carl Frampton after defeating Chris Avalos during this evenings world title fight.Photo Aidan O'Reilly/Pacemaker Press
Carl Frampton and Chris Avalos slug it out for the IBF super-bantamweight World title fight at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast
Carl Frampton and Chris Avalos slug it out for the IBF super-bantamweight World title fight at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast
Carl Frampton and Chris Avalos slug it out for the IBF super-bantamweight World title fight at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast
Carl Frampton and Chris Avalos slug it out for the IBF super-bantamweight World title fight at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast
Carl Frampton and Chris Avalos slug it out for the IBF super-bantamweight World title fight at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast
Carl Frampton and Chris Avalos slug it out for the IBF super-bantamweight World title fight at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast
Sky News presenter and Eamon Holmes laps up the atmosphere of the IBF super-bantamweight clash between Carl Frampton and Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena
Cummings v Palenzuela. Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Anthony Cacace with Spain??s Santiago Bustos during Saturday nights international super featherweight contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast
Scott Quigg in Belfast to watch Carl Frampton against Chris Avalos in Saturday nights IBF super-bantamweight World title fight at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast
Scott Quigg during Carl Frampton's world title fight with Chris Avalos . Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Scott Quigg during Carl Frampton's world title fight with Chris Avalos . Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
David 'The Hayemaker' Haye. Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Billy McKee Carl Frampton's coach.
David 'The Hayemaker' Haye.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - Cyclone Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Vassell v Plotnikov Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Cummings v Palenzuela Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Josh Pritchard with Aron Szilagy during Saturday nights Super Featherweight contest at the Odyssey Arena.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Josh Pritchard with Aron Szilagy during Saturday nights Super Featherweight contest at the Odyssey Arena.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Josh Pritchard with Aron Szilagy during Saturday nights Super Featherweight contest at the Odyssey Arena.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Josh Pritchard with Aron Szilagy during Saturday nights Super Featherweight contest at the Odyssey Arena.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Josh Pritchard with Aron Szilagy during Saturday nights Super Featherweight contest at the Odyssey Arena.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Marc McCullough with Malkhaz Tatrishvali during Saturdays Featherweight contest at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Marc McCullough with Malkhaz Tatrishvali during Saturdays Featherweight contest at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Marc McCullough with Malkhaz Tatrishvali during Saturdays Featherweight contest at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Marc McCullough with Malkhaz Tatrishvali during Saturdays Featherweight contest at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Marc McCullough with Malkhaz Tatrishvali during Saturdays Featherweight contest at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Marc McCullough with Malkhaz Tatrishvali during Saturdays Featherweight contest at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast
PACEMAKER BELFAST 28/02/2015 Scott Quigg during Carl Frampton's world title fight with Chris Avalos . Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
PACEMAKER BELFAST 28/02/2015 Scott Quigg during Carl Frampton's world title fight with Chris Avalos . Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Denton Vassell with Viktor Plotnikov during Saturday nights vacant IBF Intercontinental Welterweight title contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Denton Vassell with Viktor Plotnikov during Saturday nights vacant IBF Intercontinental Welterweight title contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Denton Vassell with Viktor Plotnikov during Saturday nights vacant IBF Intercontinental Welterweight title contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Denton Vassell with Viktor Plotnikov during Saturday nights vacant IBF Intercontinental Welterweight title contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Viktor Plotnikov wins the vacant IBF Intercontinental Welterweight title contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Viktor Plotnikov wins the vacant IBF Intercontinental Welterweight title contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Denton Vassell with Viktor Plotnikov during Saturday nights vacant IBF Intercontinental Welterweight title contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Denton Vassell with Viktor Plotnikov during Saturday nights vacant IBF Intercontinental Welterweight title contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Dillian Whyte with Beka Lobjanidze during Saturdays heavyweight contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Dillian Whyte with Beka Lobjanidze during Saturdays heavyweight contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Dillian Whyte with Beka Lobjanidze during Saturdays heavyweight contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Cummings along with Blain McGuigan. Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Cummings v Palenzuela Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - Cyclone Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast. John Breen along with boxer Marc McCullough and Blain McGuigan.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Vassell v Plotnikov Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Vassell v Plotnikov Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Cummings v Palenzuela Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone George Groves. Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone David 'The Hayemaker' Haye. Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Shane McGuigan and Pritchard. Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone David 'The Hayemaker' Haye. Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Vassell v Plotnikov Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Cummings v Palenzuela Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Vassell v Plotnikov Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Cummings v Palenzuela Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Cacace v Bustos Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Cacace v Bustos Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Cacace v Bustos Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Cacace v Bustos Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Cummings v Palenzuela Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Conrad Cummings pictured along with Scott Quigg. Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Whyte v Lobjanidze Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Scott Quigg. Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Cacace v Bustos Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Cacace v Bustos Shane McGuigan. Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Cacace v Bustos Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Cacace v Bustos Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Cacace v Bustos Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Cacace v Bustos Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Cacace v Bustos Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
Saturday 28th February 2015 Photographer Matt Mackey - Presseye.com - CWM Cyclone Cacace v Bustos Belfast's IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton v Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Conrad 'Dynamite' Cummings from Tyrone with Roberto Palenzuela of Spain during Saturdays Middleweight contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Conrad 'Dynamite' Cummings from Tyrone with Roberto Palenzuela of Spain during Saturdays Middleweight contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Conrad 'Dynamite' Cummings from Tyrone with Roberto Palenzuela of Spain during Saturdays Middleweight contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Conrad 'Dynamite' Cummings from Tyrone with Roberto Palenzuela of Spain during Saturdays Middleweight contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Conrad 'Dynamite' Cummings from Tyrone with Roberto Palenzuela of Spain during Saturdays Middleweight contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast.
28th February 2015 ?William Cherry/Presseye Conrad 'Dynamite' Cummings from Tyrone with Roberto Palenzuela of Spain during Saturdays Middleweight contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast.
28th February 2015 ??William Cherry/Presseye Anthony Cacace with Spain??s Santiago Bustos during Saturday nights international super featherweight contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast
28th February 2015 ??William Cherry/Presseye Anthony Cacace with Spain??s Santiago Bustos during Saturday nights international super featherweight contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast
28th February 2015 ??William Cherry/Presseye Anthony Cacace with Spain??s Santiago Bustos during Saturday nights international super featherweight contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast
28th February 2015 ??William Cherry/Presseye Anthony Cacace with Spain??s Santiago Bustos during Saturday nights international super featherweight contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast
28th February 2015 ??William Cherry/Presseye Anthony Cacace with Spain??s Santiago Bustos during Saturday nights international super featherweight contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast
28th February 2015 ??William Cherry/Presseye Anthony Cacace with Spain??s Santiago Bustos during Saturday nights international super featherweight contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast
28th February 2015 ??William Cherry/Presseye Anthony Cacace with Spain??s Santiago Bustos during Saturday nights international super featherweight contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast
28th February 2015 ??William Cherry/Presseye Anthony Cacace with Spain??s Santiago Bustos during Saturday nights international super featherweight contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast
28th February 2015 ??William Cherry/Presseye Anthony Cacace with Spain??s Santiago Bustos during Saturday nights international super featherweight contest at the Odyssey arena, Belfast

Belfast world champion boxer Carl Frampton's world title defence against Alejandro Gonzalez Jnr will be broadcast live on ITV.

Frampton defends his IBF World super-bantamweight title against Alejandro Gonzalez jnr at the Don Haskins Centre in El Paso, Texas in a fight that will be shown live in both the USA on CBS and in the UK on ITV.

On July 18 coverage will start on the main channel from 9.45pm UK time - coverage of the undercard to Frampton vs Gonzalez Jr. will commence at 9pm on ITV4.

Mexican Gonzalez jnr, the son of former WBC World featherweight champion Alejandro snr, is ranked 13 by the IBF and holds a record of 25 wins, one defeat and two draws.

Undefeated Carl Frampton will be vowing to hold on to his title after he won it in front of a Belfast crowd of 16,000 fans in 2014.

Frampton who is already an established star in the UK and Ireland and is now set for superstardom on both sides of the Atlantic with his second World Title defence.

His first title defence was in February against USA's Chris Avalos in the Odyssey Arena Belfast which attracted a terrestial television audience of more than 2million viewers.

IBF Super Bantamweight champion Carl Frampton said: “I am delighted to be once again defending my World Title live on ITV on the 18th of July against Alejandro Gonzalez Jr.

"It is brilliant news that this fight will be shown live on ITV at primetime in the UK and live on CBS in the USA. Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. is a young and dangerous Mexican challenger and I am expecting a tough fight. I feel I am the best Super Bantamweight in the world and I am excited to box in front of a huge television audience in the UK and USA.”

Frampton’s manager Barry McGuigan said: “This is excellent news that Carl Frampton is defending his World Title live on ITV at primetime in the UK. Frampton has all the ingredients needed to become the leading figure in British and Irish boxing; he is a world-class boxer with a brilliant personality who has a fanatical fan base from all over the UK and Ireland.

Carl Frampton defeats Kiko Martinez in Belfast. Pic Matt Mackey
Carl Frampton defeats Kiko Martinez in Belfast. Pic Matt Mackey
Carl Frampton defeats Kiko Martinez in Belfast. Pic Kevin Scott
Carl Frampton defeats Kiko Martinez in Belfast. Pic Kelvin Boyes
Carl Frampton defeats Kiko Martinez in Belfast. Pictured with Barry McGuigan. Pic Matt Mackey
Carl Frampton defeats Kiko Martinez in Belfast. Pic Matt Mackey
Carl Frampton defeats Kiko Martinez in Belfast. Pic Kelvin Boyes
Carl Frampton defeats Kiko Martinez in Belfast. Pic Kelvin Boyes
Carl Frampton defeats Kiko Martinez in Belfast's Titanic Quarter to become world champion. Pic Kelvin Boyes
Carl Frampton (right) in action against Kiko Martinez. Pic Niall Carson/PA Wire
Carl Frampton v Kiko Martinez World Title fight at the Titanic shipway in Belfast. Pic Pacemaker
Carl Frampton v Kiko Martinez World Title fight at the Titanic shipway in Belfast. Pic Pacemaker
Carl Frampton v Kiko Martinez World Title fight at the Titanic shipway in Belfast. Pic Kelvin Boyes
Carl Frampton v Kiko Martinez World Title fight at the Titanic shipway in Belfast. Pic Kelvin Boyes
Carl Frampton
Fans watch the boxing in the Titanic Quarter, Belfast. Niall Carson/PA Wire
Undercard fight between, Willie Casey v George Gachechiladze. Picture by Matt Mackey / Press Eye / Cyclone Promotions
Undercard fight between, Willie Casey v George Gachechiladze. Picture by Matt Mackey / Press Eye / Cyclone Promotions
Undercard fight between, Jamie Conlan v Jose Estrella. Picture by Matt Mackey / Press Eye / Cyclone Promotions
Undercard fight between, Jamie Conlan v Jose Estrella. Picture by Matt Mackey / Press Eye / Cyclone Promotions
Undercard fight between, Anthony Cacace v Dawid Knade. Picture by Matt Mackey / Press Eye / Cyclone Promotions
Undercard fight between, Anthony Cacace v Dawid Knade. Picture by Matt Mackey / Press Eye / Cyclone Promotions
Undercard fight between, Anthony Cacace v Dawid Knade. Picture by Matt Mackey / Press Eye / Cyclone Promotions
Undercard fight between, Jamie Conlan v Jose Estrella. Picture by Matt Mackey / Press Eye / Cyclone Promotions
Undercard fight between, Jamie Conlan vs Jose Estrella. Picture by Kevin Scott / Press Eye / Cyclone Promotions
Undercard fight between, Jamie Conlan vs Jose Estrella. Picture by Kevin Scott / Press Eye / Cyclone Promotions
Undercard fight between, Jamie Conlan vs Jose Estrella. Picture by Kevin Scott / Press Eye / Cyclone Promotions
Undercard fight between, Eamonn O'Kane vs Virgilijus Stapulionis. Picture by Kevin Scott / Press Eye / Cyclone Promotions
Eamonn O'Kane vs Virgilijus Stapulionis
Eamonn O'Kane vs Virgilijus Stapulionis
Emel, Darren and Molly Melville from Belfast
John Carberry, Tommy Carberry, Daniel Carberry and Thomas Fulton from Belfast
Tommy Dunne and Josh Greene from Wicklow
Neil Bradley, Beth Dynes and Kevin McAleer from Omagh
Rachael Singleton, Rachael Cummings, Abigail Sinhleton, Naomi Hanna and Patricia Cummings from Dungannon
Eamonn O'Kane vs Virgilijus Stapulionis
Eamonn O'Kane vs Virgilijus Stapulionis
Undercard fight between, Eamonn O'Kane vs Virgilijus Stapulionis. Picture by Kevin Scott / Press Eye / Cyclone Promotions
Carl Frampton at McGuigan's Gym, Battersea, London. Pic Andrew Fosker / Presseye / Cyclone Promotions
Carl Frampton and his foe Kiko Martinez came face to face at Belfast's Victoria Square. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Carl Frampton and his foe Kiko Martinez came face to face at Belfast's Victoria Square. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Carl Frampton and his foe Kiko Martinez came face to face at Belfast's Victoria Square. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Carl Frampton and his foe Kiko Martinez came face to face at Belfast's Victoria Square. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Carl Frampton and his foe Kiko Martinez came face to face at Belfast's Victoria Square. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Carl Frampton and his foe Kiko Martinez came face to face at Belfast's Victoria Square. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Carl Frampton and his foe Kiko Martinez came face to face at Belfast's Victoria Square. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Carl Frampton and his foe Kiko Martinez came face to face at Belfast's Victoria Square. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Carl Frampton and his foe Kiko Martinez came face to face at Belfast's Victoria Square. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Carl Frampton and his foe Kiko Martinez came face to face at Belfast's Victoria Square. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Carl Frampton and his foe Kiko Martinez came face to face at Belfast's Victoria Square. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Carl Frampton and his foe Kiko Martinez came face to face at Belfast's Victoria Square. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press
Carl Frampton and his foe Kiko Martinez came face to face at Belfast's Victoria Square. Pic Matt Mackey
Carl Frampton and his foe Kiko Martinez came face to face at Belfast's Victoria Square. Pic Matt Mackey
Carl Frampton and his foe Kiko Martinez came face to face at Belfast's Victoria Square. Pic Matt Mackey
Carl Frampton and his foe Kiko Martinez came face to face at Belfast's Victoria Square. Pic Matt Mackey
Carl Frampton and his foe Kiko Martinez came face to face at Belfast's Victoria Square. Pic Matt Mackey
Carl Frampton and his foe Kiko Martinez came face to face at Belfast's Victoria Square. Pic Matt Mackey

"Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. is a hungry and dangerous young Mexican fighter who will be travelling to El Paso, Texas to rip that belt from Frampton. This is going to be a cracking contest for the millions of fans tuning in on both sides of the Atlantic.”

Niall Sloane, ITV Director of Sport, said: “We're delighted to be on board for the US debut of such an exciting young British sporting talent and we look forward to bringing our viewers another evening of top class boxing action."

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