Belfast Telegraph

Home Sport Boxing

Carl Frampton Belfast fight on November 18 at SSE Arena - but who's in other corner?

Find out when you can get tickets right here

By Gareth Hanna

No opponent has been named at the press conference for Carl Frampton's homecoming fight at the SSE Arena on Saturday November 18.

The 30 year-old former two-weight world champion begins his new chapter fighting under promoter Frank Warren but his opponent is still to be confirmed.

"We're still looking for opponents," said Frampton. "At the stage I'm at, it can't be a mug. It has to be a credible opponent. I'm looking at the big boys next year. I just want to put the last year behind me. I'm in a good position now and I'll be ready for whoever it is on fight night."

It's the first step on Warren's masterplan to see Frampton return to world champion status and get his dream fight at Windsor Park.

"It's great to be back in Belfast. I'm just looking forward to repaying the fans who have supported me," said Frampton. "It's going to give me a huge platform to perform. I know that we're go to bring big nights in boxing back to Belfast with Paddy and Jamie who can share the limelight.

"It's good for boxing, it's good for Belfast and I'm excited."

LIVE: No opponent named at press conference for Carl Frampton's November 18 homecoming bout at the The SSE Arena,...

Posted by Belfast Telegraph Sport on Wednesday, September 27, 2017

How can I get tickets?

Tickets will go on sale on Wednesday October 4 from ssearenabelfast.com or via the box office on 028 9073 9074.

It's a big night for Jamie Conlan and Paddy Barnes too...

Fellow Belfast boxer Jamie Conlan will fight current champion Jerwin Ancajas for the IBF super flyweight title on the undercard, while Paddy Barnes will defend his WBO European flyweight crown

The bill, which looks set for November 18, will be screened on BT Sport and Frampton says he is "excited about the plans."

Belfast Telegraph Digital

Popular

From Belfast Telegraph