News | Dec 21 2018

Carl Frampton and Josh Warrington make weight for IBF featherweight title fight

Carl Frampton sends a warning to IBF featherweight champion Josh Warrington ahead of Saturday's clash, writes John Dennen
Josh Warrington vs Carl Frampton fight time
Josh Warrington & Carl Frampton Weigh-In  |  Action Images/Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

CARL FRAMPTON and Josh Warrington made weight for their IBF featherweight title fight at a fiery weigh-in in Manchester Friday.

Frampton, in the unaccustomed position of challenger, scaled 8st 13lbs 14oz. Warrington, a shade taller and in magnificent shape was 8st 13lbs 9oz.

“I do give him credit, that was a good win against Lee Selby [to win the title]. This is a different fight and I’m a different fighter to anything he’s faced before,” Frampton warned Warrington. “I’m enjoying boxing more than I’ve ever enjoyed it.


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