Frampton to open boxing club
The super bantamweight fighter, will official open Rochesters Amateur Boxing Club, in Ebrington Centre, at 1.30pm.
He is the current holder of the Commonwealth Super-Bantamweight championship and is trained by London-based coach Shane McGuigan.
In February, Frampton faced hard-punching Spaniard Kiko Martinez in front of 8,000 of his home fans in the Odyssey Arena.
Martinez, a former European Champion, had previously knocked out Bernard Dunne in 86 seconds and had never been knocked down, but the Tiger’s Bay man won by TKO in Round nine winning the European Super-bantamweight title.
Frampton’s manager, who is boxing legend Barry McGuigan, stated on twitter today (Tuesday) that “We will be announcing Carl Frampton’s next fight tomorrow at the Europa Hotel (Rotunda Suite) at 11.30am. Venue, date and opponent. All welcome!”