News | Aug 06 2019

Carl Frampton forced to cancel Philadelphia bout after ‘freak’ ornament accident

Northern Ireland's Carl Frampton said he was “absolutely devastated” by the incident
Carl Frampton
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A “freak accident” has forced Belfast boxer Carl Frampton to pull out of his scheduled bout against Emmanuel Dominguez.

The Northern Irishman said a “large ornament” had fallen on his left hand in a hotel lobby, fracturing his fifth metacarpal.

He added: “I’m absolutely devastated.”


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