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World Champion Carl Frampton Poised For Ch...

Glax0r's Photo Glax0r 15 Oct 2014

World champion Frampton poised for Avalos defence


Carl Frampton is set to defend his world super-bantamweight title against mandatory challenger Chris Avalos.

The Belfast fighter said he wanted Scott Quigg to be his next opponent after winning the IBF crown by beating Kiko Martinez last month.

However, Frampton will now meet American Avalos with next February pencilled in as a possible likely date. The fight is likely to be in England although Scotland or New York are also suggested venues.

Frampton is recovering from hand injuries but he expects to be fully fit to meet Avalos in his first title defence.

WBA title-holder Quigg also wants a unification showdown with Frampton although the pair...

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hitman_hatton1's Photo hitman_hatton1 15 Oct 2014

looks a fairly safe one.

avalos has 2 close defeats.

one of em to romero.

who kiko martinez stopped in 6 rds to win his ibf title.

looks a solid enough first defence though.