News | Dec 01 2019

Frampton defeats McCreary to set up WBO super-featherweight title shot

Carl Frampton shows the form of old in dominant win against Tyler McCreary, and Oscar Valdez survives a scare against Adam Lopez
Carl Frampton
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IN what was his first fight for almost a year, Belfast’s Carl Frampton got back to winning ways with an impressive 10-round decision win against previously unbeaten American Tyler McCreary in Las Vegas on Saturday (November 30).

The talented 32-year-old was in control throughout and managed to make a dent in McCreary in both the sixth and ninth rounds. In the sixth, he dropped the Ohio native with some well-placed body shots, while in the ninth he sent him to the deck for a second time, this time thanks to a couple of hooks to the midsection.

The result, in the end, was never in doubt and Frampton’s dominance earned him scores of 100-88 from all three ringside judges.


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