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Carl Frampton could still play a role in boxing, says Jim Neilly

Frampton retires after defeat but BBC man tips him to stay involved within boxing

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Final curtain: Carl Frampton after his defeat to American Jamel Herring on Saturday night

Final curtain: Carl Frampton after his defeat to American Jamel Herring on Saturday night

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Commentator Jim Neilly

Commentator Jim Neilly

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Final curtain: Carl Frampton after his defeat to American Jamel Herring on Saturday night

After 31 fights, world championships at two different weight divisions and many memorable nights between the ropes, arguably the island of Ireland's greatest ever fighter has hung up his gloves - but that doesn't necessarily mean the end of the boxing road for Carl Frampton.

It would be a shame if all that experience in the world of boxing was lost, according to renowned BBC Radio Ulster boxing commentator Jim Neilly, and there are several avenues Frampton could choose if he hopes to keep his toes in the fighting pond.


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