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Carl Frampton

Vardanyan can cause some real damage, but this fight should be all in my hands

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Carl Frampton

Carl Frampton

Carl Frampton

Complacency is the biggest threat to me in my fight next month, but if there is one issue that has been overlooked leading up to my return to the ring, it is the fact that it will be my first bout since operations on both my hands.

The surgery on my hands just before Christmas was needed after the win over Tyler McCreary in Las Vegas and, having gone through the pain of those operations, it was only natural that I would have a bit of concern about sparring again. Sore hands come with the job but, having been back sparring without any extra protection, I've been very happy and relieved that there have been no problems whatsoever.

Of course, when you put on the smaller gloves for the fight there can be a greater risk of injury, but I'm very confident that it will not be a problem when I take on Armenian Vahram Vardanyan on August 15 in the BT Studios.