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Leo Santa Cruz 'back in training' for Carl Frampton rematch

Published 22/09/2016

Carl Frampton celebrates his win after defeating Leo Santa Cruz in the 12 round WBA Super featherweight championship bout at Barclays Center on July 30, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough in New York City. (Photo by Anthony Geathers/Getty Images)
Carl Frampton celebrates his win after defeating Leo Santa Cruz in the 12 round WBA Super featherweight championship bout at Barclays Center on July 30, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough in New York City. (Photo by Anthony Geathers/Getty Images)
Carl Frampton pictured with the WBA featherweight belt the morning after defeating Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton, right, throws a punch at Leo Santa Cruz during their WBA Super World Featherweight Championship fight at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Saturday, July 30, 2016. Carl Frampton won via decision. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano)
Carl Frampton pictured with Rory McIlroy after defeating Leo Santa Cruz in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton holds up his championship belt after his WBA Super World Featherweight Championship fight against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Saturday, July 30, 2016. Carl Frampton won via decision. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano)
Carl Frampton after defeating Leo Santa Cruz in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured with his children Carla and Rossa after defeating Leo Santa Cruz in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Shane McGuigan celebrates after Carl Frampton defeated Leo Santa Cruz in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured with Rory McIlroy after defeating Leo Santa Cruz in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry .
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Frank Lampard, Rory McIlroy and Michael O'Neill pictured at the Carl Frampton v Leo Santa Cruz bout in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured with Barry McGuigan and Rory McIlroy after defeating Leo Santa Cruz in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Rory McIlroy with Christine Frampton after Carl Frampton defeated Leo Santa Cruz in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured with his daughter Carla after defeating Leo Santa Cruz in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured with his children Carla and Rossa after defeating Leo Santa Cruz in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Colin Murray pictured at the Carl Frampton v Leo Santa Cruz bout in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton celebrates after defeating Leo Santa Cruz in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton, Barry McGuigan and Shane McGuigan after defeating Leo Santa Cruz in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton and Shane McGuigan celebrate after defeating Leo Santa Cruz in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton after defeating Leo Santa Cruz in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton, Barry McGuigan and Shane McGuigan after defeating Leo Santa Cruz in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton after defeating Leo Santa Cruz in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Barry McGuigan celebrates after Carl Frampton defeats Leo Santa Cruz in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Christine and Frank Lampard pictured at the Carl Frampton v Leo Santa Cruz bout in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Steven Davidson, Rory McIlroy and Michael O'Neill pictured at the Carl Frampton v Leo Santa Cruz bout in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Frank Lampard and Steven Davidson pictured at the Carl Frampton v Leo Santa Cruz bout in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton after defeating Leo Santa Cruz in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton pictured with his daughter Carla after defeating Leo Santa Cruz in Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest against Leo Santa Cruz at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry
Leo Santa Cruz with Carl Frampton during Saturday nights WBA featherweight title contest at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, NY. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 30th July 2016 - Photo by William Cherry

Leo Santa Cruz is back in training in the hope of an end of year rematch with boxing champion Carl Frampton in a bid to reclaim his WBA Super Featherweight title.

Belfast boxer Frampton made history to become a two-weight world champion when he beat Santa Cruz in a majority points decision in New York in July.

It was three-weight champion Santa Cruz's first ever defeat with the fight considered one of this year's best spectacles.

On Thursday, the Spanish language ESPN Deportes reports that the vanquished former champion is determined to have a rematch and is expecting it to be in December.

His father Jose Santa Cruz said nothing has been signed or agreed, but talks were advanced with Las Vegas or Los Angeles raised as possible venues.

He said: "Well it seems that the plans are going well and [Frampton] will provide a direct rematch as my son wanted.

"Let's hope so."

He said it was important the fight take place in the two venues as the New York bout had an adverse affect on his son.

"The important thing is always revenge, nothing more," he said.

Previously The Jackal said any rematch would take place closer to home with Belfast his preferred venue.

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
Fans welcome Carl Frampton
Fans welcome Carl Frampton

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