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Carl Frampton promises return to ring announcement 'very soon' as he starts training camp

Carl Frampton is back training and has said he will be announcing his return to the ring "very soon".

The Belfast boxer has said he is "feeling sharp already" as he tweeted a video of himself with trainer Shane McGuigan.

He said: "Great to be back in camp & feeling sharp already. Looking forward to announcing my ring return very soon."

Anticipation is building for who the boxer will face next after he ruled out a world title rematch against Leo Santa Cruz at Windsor Park this summer.

The Jackal lost his WBA featherweight title to the Mexican in Las Vegas at the start of the year and has spoken of his determination to complete a trilogy of fights between the pair in front of a full house Windsor Park crowd.

With Santa Cruz ruled out, IBF champion Lee Selby is also out of the equation with the Welshman set to defend his title against Jonathan Victor Barros.

Speaking previously Frampton said: "There are a few names in the hat and when I know, everyone will know.

"At this stage in my career it has to be a credible name - I can't fight any mugs.

"I still believe, although I lost my last fight, that on my day I'm the best featherweight in the world and I am ready to prove that. If I am performing I'd beat Santa Cruz every day."

He added: "My next fight will be at Windsor at the end of July or early August.

"Things change all the time in boxing but I am 95% sure it will be at Windsor. We'll get a big name."

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