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Frank Warren: No Deal Done Yet For Carl Frampton Opponent

by Shaun Brown

Carl Frampton's promoter Frank Warren has told Boxing Scene that they are still working on an opponent for 'The Jackal's' dream fight at Windsor Park, Belfast on August 18.

Frampton (25-1, 14 KOs) the WBO Interim Featherweight champion, will realise a lifelong ambition when he fights at the home of the Northern Ireland football team in just under ten weeks time.

Who he will face in the opposite corner that night is seemingly still up for grabs.

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""We're having a press conference on Wednesday and we are negotiating with a couple of opponents," Warren told 'Scene today (June 11).

Speculation has been rife that Frampton will face WBO ranked number five contender Luke Jackson (16-0, 7 KOs), but Warren says no deal has been signed off yet as they look for an opponent from the governing body's top 10.

On the same show, that features the second comeback fight of Tyson Fury, rumours have surfaced that flyweight Paddy Barnes may well be in his first world title fight in just his sixth professional contest. Ranked number six with the WBO, and holder of the organisation's Inter-Continental strap all roads look to point to a fight with WBO 112lbs champion Sho Kimura from Japan. 'Scene also understands that a second world title fight could also be added to the outdoor show on August 18 as well.

"The plan is with Carl he'll have that fight (on August 18) and then straight after that fight we go to him and (Josh) Warrington [IBF Featherweight champion]," Warren added.

Shaun Brown covers British boxing for Boxing Scene. Contact him on Twitter @sbrown2pto

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mick Higgs on 06-12-2018

Sho Kamera Vs Paddy Barnes? "Um interesting"!

Comment by EnglishOxide on 06-11-2018

Too scared of Quigg, Frank?

Comment by Mastrangelo on 06-11-2018

Please no Luke Jackson... he's not very good. Find someone respectable.

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