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Thank you all: Carl Frampton hails amazing support after crowds turn out to celebrate history-making world title

By Adrian Rutherford

Published 12/08/2016

And here he is: Welcome home Carl!

Posted by Belfast Telegraph on Friday, August 12, 2016

Carl Frampton has thanked all those who gave him a hero's welcome back to Belfast following his history-defining world title win.

The two-weight world champion boxer was cheered as he appeared at a special homecoming bash in the grounds of City Hall on Friday night.

"A big thank you to each and every person who turned out at Belfast City Hall tonight," he tweeted after the event.

"Always very grateful for my amazing support."


 

First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness were among those there to greet him.

The Belfast man became the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world titles at two weight divisions when he defeated Leo Santa Cruz last month.

Frampton told the vast crowd: “I love Belfast and I want to fight here as much as possible.”

Sports Minister Paul Givan and Belfast Lord Mayor Brian Kingston were also at the homecoming.

Clips from the fight against Santa Cruz in New York on July 30 were played during the event, drawing cheers from Frampton’s fans.

The 29-year-old praised the near 1,600 who travelled to New York to watch the fight.

“A lot of people spent a lot of money to come over and support me … I’m just very grateful,” he added.

A rematch with Santa Cruz later this year back in the US or in Belfast has been mooted.

Asked where his next fight would be, Frampton replied: “I don’t know yet. We need to discuss Santa Cruz, there is potential for a rematch with Santa Cruz.”

He added: “I want to be fighting here more often, I want to be fighting here at least once a year - Windsor Park in the summer.”

Ahead of the event the First Minister said it was a proud night not just for Belfast but for all the people of Northern Ireland.

“Carl Frampton has brought immense excitement and joy to the boxing and sporting world but also to non-sports fans,” she said.

Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton at Belfast City Hall. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton at Belfast City Hall. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton Fans watch Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton Fans watch Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton Fans watch Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton Fans watch Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton Fans watch Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton. Fans pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Carl Frampton is pictured with Minister for Communities, Paul Givan, First Minister Arlene Foster, Lord Mayor of Belfast Brian Kingston and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton. Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 - Belfast Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Stephen Hamilton
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 - Belfast Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Stephen Hamilton
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 - Belfast Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Stephen Hamilton
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 - Belfast Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Stephen Hamilton
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 - Belfast Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Stephen Hamilton
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 - Belfast Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Stephen Hamilton
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 - Belfast Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Stephen Hamilton
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 - Belfast Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Stephen Hamilton
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 - Belfast Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Stephen Hamilton
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 - Belfast Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Stephen Hamilton
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 - Belfast Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Stephen Hamilton
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 - Belfast Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Stephen Hamilton
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 - Belfast Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Stephen Hamilton
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Carl Frampton is pictured with Minister for Communities, Paul Givan, First Minister and Lord Mayor of Belfast Brian Kingston. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton Boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Shane McGuigan and Jackie Fullerton. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton. Minister for Communities, Paul Givan and Lord Mayor of Belfast Brian Kingston with Jackie Fullerton. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton. Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness and Jackie Fullerton. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton Fans pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Carl Frampton is pictured with Minister for Communities, Paul Givan, First Minister Arlene Foster, Lord Mayor of Belfast Brian Kingston and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton Fans pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton. First Minister Arlene Foster and Jackie Fullerton. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton Fans pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 12th August 2016 Homecoming celebration for boxer Carl 'The Jackal' Frampton Fans pictured at the homecoming celebration at City Hall, Belfast. The event took place in recognition of Carl Frampton, the first Northern Ireland boxer to win world championships at two different weights. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye
Carl Frampton pictured as he arrives at Dublin Airport after his WBA world championship fight against Leo Sanyta Cruz in New York. Photograph: Stephen Hamilton/PressEye
Carl Frampton pictured as he arrives at Dublin Airport after his WBA world championship fight against Leo Sanyta Cruz in New York. Photograph: Stephen Hamilton/PressEye
Carl Frampton pictured as he arrives at Dublin Airport after his WBA world championship fight against Leo Sanyta Cruz in New York. Photograph: Stephen Hamilton/PressEye
Carl Frampton pictured as he arrives at Dublin Airport after his WBA world championship fight against Leo Sanyta Cruz in New York. Photograph: Stephen Hamilton/PressEye
Carl Frampton pictured as he arrives at Dublin Airport after his WBA world championship fight against Leo Sanyta Cruz in New York. Photograph: Stephen Hamilton/PressEye
Carl Frampton pictured as he arrives at Dublin Airport after his WBA world championship fight against Leo Sanyta Cruz in New York. Photograph: Stephen Hamilton/PressEye
Carl Frampton pictured as he arrives at Dublin Airport after his WBA world championship fight against Leo Sanyta Cruz in New York. Photograph: Stephen Hamilton/PressEye
Carl Frampton pictured as he arrives at Dublin Airport after his WBA world championship fight against Leo Sanyta Cruz in New York. Photograph: Stephen Hamilton/PressEye

"I am incredibly proud of Carl Frampton for his boxing achievements but also the manner in which he conducts himself making him a superb ambassador for Northern Ireland.

"Carl Frampton is a world star but he hasn’t forgotten his roots and it is only right and proper that his many fans and supporters were given the opportunity to congratulate him in Belfast on his latest victory.

"I wish Carl Frampton every success for the future.”





Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness said: "It was an honour and a privilege to congratulate double world champion Carl Frampton tonight in Belfast.

"Tonight is an important night for the people of Belfast and beyond as it gives them the chance to congratulate Carl Frampton in person. The rapturous reception Carl received tonight reflects the regard in which Carl is held by his many supporters.

"Carl’s latest victory has made him one of the finest boxers in his generation and I wish Carl, Shane and Barry McGuigan every success in the next chapter of this sporting fairytale.”

Sports Minister Paul Givan said Frampton’s win over Leo Santa Cruz was “truly inspirational”.

“Northern Ireland now has a double world champion at super bantamweight and featherweight. These achievements are exceptional and demonstrate the commitment and hard work that Carl has put into his sport,” he said.

The champion comes home: What a welcome for NI's king of the ring Carl Frampton

Posted by Belfast Telegraph on Friday, August 12, 2016
Carl Frampton was the VIP guest of the New York Mets ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, NY on Saturday night. He had a tour of Citi Field and met players before being presented with a Jersey on the field of play.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 27th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton was the VIP guest of the New York Mets ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, NY on Saturday night. He had a tour of Citi Field and met players before being presented with a Jersey on the field of play. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 27th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton was the VIP guest of the New York Mets ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, NY on Saturday night. He had a tour of Citi Field and met players before being presented with a Jersey on the field of play. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 27th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton was the VIP guest of the New York Mets ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, NY on Saturday night. He had a tour of Citi Field where Carl, Shane and Barry McGuigan met Mets first baseman James Loney before being presented with a Jersey on the field of play. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 27th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Church Street Boxing Club in New York ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, NY on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 27th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton was the VIP guest of the New York Mets ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, NY on Saturday night. He had a tour of Citi Field and met players before being presented with a Jersey on the field of play. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 27th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton was the VIP guest of the New York Mets ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, NY on Saturday night. He had a tour of Citi Field and met Mets starting pitcher Steven Matz before being presented with a Jersey on the field of play. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 27th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Church Street Boxing Club in New York ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, NY on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 27th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton was the VIP guest of the New York Mets ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, NY on Saturday night. He had a tour of Citi Field and met players before being presented with a Jersey on the field of play. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 27th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz arrives for training at Church Street Boxing Club in New York ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Carl Frampton at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, NY on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 27th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton was the VIP guest of the New York Mets ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, NY on Saturday night. He had a tour of Citi Field and met Mets first baseman James Loney before being presented with a Jersey on the field of play. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 27th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton was the VIP guest of the New York Mets ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, NY on Saturday night. He had a tour of Citi Field and met players before being presented with a Jersey on the field of play. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 27th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Church Street Boxing Club in New York ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, NY on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 27th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Church Street Boxing Club in New York ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, NY on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 27th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz arrives for training at Church Street Boxing Club in New York ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Carl Frampton at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, NY on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 27th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Church Street Boxing Club in New York ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, NY on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 27th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Barry McGuigan watches Carl Frampton training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured training at Champs Gym in New Rochelle, USA ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclay Centre, Brooklyn, New York on Saturday night. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 26th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry

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