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Wind your neck in: Carl Frampton slams Josh Warrington's 'arrogance' ahead of December fight

Writing in his Sunday Life column, the Jackal has hit out at his opponent for the Leeds boxer's actions in the build-up to the big bout

Carl Frampton has warned Josh Warrington to 'wind (his) neck in' before the pair fight for the world title next month.

Champion Warrington will put his IBF World featherweight belt on the line when the pair meet at the Manchester Arena on Saturday, December 22.

Writing in his Sunday Life column, Frampton had some words of advice for his opponent.

Read what the Jackal had to say in full:

Carl Frampton warns Josh Warrington in Sunday Life column

Josh Warrington is doing his best not to let the mask slip but his arrogance is starting to show as we get closer to our fight on December 22 at the Manchester Arena.

We had a media day at Ricky Hatton’s gym and it was starting to show with his stupid videos on Twitter and his comments about me having seen better days.

I have been respectful to him from the start but right from our first press conference I have got this feeling that he is trying his best to hold back his natural arrogance and he’s finding it harder and harder to keep it at bay.

Then there’s all this talk about him being so tough with such a big engine like he’s the reincarnation of Jake LaMotta.

Give it a rest Josh, just wind your neck in because you’re just setting yourself up for a big fall.

It’s funny, he’s all loud and brash except when I’m within ear shot and then he whispers to the person who’s interviewing him — I don’t know where his head is at but I know I’m just focused on my job and peaking on December 22.

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