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Carl Frampton: This is the song I should have walked out to against Nonito Donaire

Carl Frampton defeats Nonito Donaire to win the WBO Interim featherweight title at the SSE Arena, Belfast on Saturday night.
Carl Frampton defeats Nonito Donaire to win the WBO Interim featherweight title at the SSE Arena, Belfast on Saturday night.
Carl Frampton with his wife Christine after defeating Nonito Donaire to win the WBO Interim featherweight title at the SSE Arena, Belfast on Saturday night.
PACEMAKER BELFAST 21/04/2018 THE VACANT WBO INTERIM WORLD FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP 12 X 3 Minute Rounds CARL FRAMPTON 8st 13lbs 3oz V NONITO DONAIRE 8st 13lbs 5oz. Picture Mark marlow
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 21st April 2018 - Photo by William Cherry/Presseye Carl Frampton celebrates after defeating Nonito Donaire to win the WBO Interim featherweight title at the SSE Arena, Belfast on Saturday night.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 21st April 2018 - Photo by William Cherry/Presseye Carl Frampton celebrates after defeating Nonito Donaire to win the WBO Interim featherweight title at the SSE Arena, Belfast on Saturday night.
PACEMAKER BELFAST 21/04/2018 THE VACANT WBO INTERIM WORLD FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP 12 X 3 Minute Rounds CARL FRAMPTON 8st 13lbs 3oz V NONITO DONAIRE 8st 13lbs 5oz. Picture Mark marlow
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 21st April 2018 - Photo by William Cherry/Presseye Carl Frampton defeats Nonito Donaire to win the WBO Interim featherweight title at the SSE Arena, Belfast on Saturday night.
Carl Frampton embraces Nonito Donaire at the end of their epic 12-round bout in April 2018.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 21st April 2018 - Photo by William Cherry/Presseye Carl Frampton defeats Nonito Donaire to win the WBO Interim featherweight title at the SSE Arena, Belfast on Saturday night.
Carl Frampton and Nonito Donaire battle it out for the WBO Interim featherweight title on Saturday night at the SSE Arena, Belfast.
Carl Frampton and Nonito Donaire battle it out for the WBO Interim featherweight title on Saturday night at the SSE Arena, Belfast.
Carl Frampton and Nonito Donaire battle it out for the WBO Interim featherweight title on Saturday night at the SSE Arena, Belfast.
Carl Frampton and Nonito Donaire battle it out for the WBO Interim featherweight title on Saturday night at the SSE Arena, Belfast.
Carl Frampton and Nonito Donaire battle it out for the WBO Interim featherweight title on Saturday night at the SSE Arena, Belfast.
Carl Frampton gets his hands strapped before his bout with Nonito Donaire for the WBO interim featherweight title at the SSE Arena, Belfast on Saturday night.
Carl Frampton gets his hands strapped before his bout with Nonito Donaire for the WBO interim featherweight title at the SSE Arena, Belfast on Saturday night.
Carl Frampton gets his hands strapped before his bout with Nonito Donaire for the WBO interim featherweight title at the SSE Arena, Belfast on Saturday night.
Zolani Tete and Omar Andres Narvaez fight for the WBO World Bantamweight Championship on Saturday night at the SSE Arena, Belfast.
Zolani Tete and Omar Andres Narvaez fight for the WBO World Bantamweight Championship on Saturday night at the SSE Arena, Belfast.
Tyrone McKenna ahead of his Super-Lightweight bout
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 21st April 2018 - Photo by William Cherry/Presseye Tyrone McKenna defeats Anthony Upton during Saturday nights Super Lightweight contest at the SSE Arena, Belfast.
Tyrone Mckenna (Black waistband) wins v Anthony Upton at the SSE Arena , Belfast on April 21st 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph)
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 21st April 2018 - Photo by William Cherry/Presseye Tyrone McKenna with Anthony Upton during Saturday nights Super Lightweight contest at the SSE Arena, Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 21st April 2018 - Photo by William Cherry/Presseye Tyrone McKenna with Anthony Upton during Saturday nights Super Lightweight contest at the SSE Arena, Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 21st April 2018 - Photo by William Cherry/Presseye Tyrone McKenna with Anthony Upton during Saturday nights Super Lightweight contest at the SSE Arena, Belfast.
Rory McIlroy watches on during the Frampton v Donaire card at the SSE Arena
Tyrone Mckenna (Black waistband) wins v Anthony Upton at the SSE Arena , Belfast on April 21st 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph)
Tyrone Mckenna (Black waistband) wins v Anthony Upton at the SSE Arena , Belfast on April 21st 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph)
Tyrone Mckenna (Black waistband) wins v Anthony Upton at the SSE Arena , Belfast on April 21st 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph)
Luke Keeler sustained significant cuts during Saturday night's WBO European Middleweight Contest aginst Conrad Cummings at the SSE Arena, Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 21st April 2018 - Photo by William Cherry/Presseye Marco McCullough defeats Arnoldo Solano during Saturday nights super featherweight contest at the SSE Arena, Belfast
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 21st April 2018 - Photo by William Cherry/Presseye Marco McCullough defeats Arnoldo Solano during Saturday nights super featherweight contest at the SSE Arena, Belfast
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 21st April 2018 - Photo by William Cherry/Presseye Steven Ward defeats Michal Ciach during Saturday nights International Light-Heavyweight weight contest at the SSE Arena, Belfast
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 21st April 2018 - Photo by William Cherry/Presseye Steven Ward defeats Michal Ciach during Saturday nights International Light-Heavyweight weight contest at the SSE Arena, Belfast
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 21st April 2018 - Photo by William Cherry/Presseye Steven Ward with Michal Ciach during Saturday nights International Light-Heavyweight weight contest at the SSE Arena, Belfast
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 21st April 2018 - Photo by William Cherry/Presseye Tyrone McCullagh defeats Elvis Guillen during Saturday nights International Featherweight contest at the SSE Arena, Belfast.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 21st April 2018 - Photo by William Cherry/Presseye Tyrone McCullagh defeats Elvis Guillen during Saturday nights International Featherweight contest at the SSE Arena, Belfast.
Tyrone Mckenna (Black waistband) v Anthony Upton at the SSE Arena , Belfast on April 21st 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph)
Tyrone Mckenna (Black waistband) v Anthony Upton at the SSE Arena , Belfast on April 21st 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph)
Tyrone Mckenna (Black waistband) v Anthony Upton at the SSE Arena , Belfast on April 21st 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph)
Tyrone Mckenna (Black waistband) v Anthony Upton at the SSE Arena , Belfast on April 21st 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph)
Tyrone Mckenna (Black waistband) v Anthony Upton at the SSE Arena , Belfast on April 21st 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph)
Tyrone Mckenna (Black waistband) v Anthony Upton at the SSE Arena , Belfast on April 21st 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph)
Tyrone Mckenna (Black waistband) v Anthony Upton at the SSE Arena , Belfast on April 21st 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph)
Tyrone Mckenna (Black waistband) v Anthony Upton at the SSE Arena , Belfast on April 21st 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph)
Alex Dickinson v Lee Carter at the SSE Arena , Belfast on April 21st 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph)
Alex Dickinson celebrates v Lee Carter at the SSE Arena , Belfast on April 21st 2018 (Photo by Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph)
David Oliver Joyce (left) against Jordan Ellison
David Oliver Joyce celebrates victory over Jordan Ellison
Gareth Hanna

By Gareth Hanna

Carl Frampton has revealed that the walk-in song played for his fight against Nonito Donaire was the wrong tune.

Frampton walked to the ring to the sound of 'Can't hold us' by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, the same song that was played before his victory over Horacio Garcia in November.

However, Carl had requested a different song and for an important reason too.

"My wife Christine and her family have had a pretty rough time recently with a few deaths in the family and the anniversary of her father the other day as well," he explained after seeing off Donaire by unanimous decision. "I wanted to come out to the song 'Something Inside so Strong' and some eejit played the wrong song."

But, he soon put his mind to the future:

"Listen, I won the fight. Windsor Park; let's do it."

Let's just hope the right song is played come August.

Carl Frampton with his wife Christine after defeating Nonito Donaire to win the WBO Interim featherweight title at the SSE Arena, Belfast on Saturday night.
Carl Frampton with his wife Christine after defeating Nonito Donaire to win the WBO Interim featherweight title at the SSE Arena, Belfast on Saturday night.

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