BOXING: Carl Frampton to fight in Belfast next month

Boxer, Carl Frampton, has revealed his next fight will be in Belfast next month.

Wednesday, 7th June 2017, 11:18 am
Updated Tuesday, 13th June 2017, 3:31 pm
Belfast boxer, Carl Frampton.

Frampton confirmed the bout will take place on July 29 via a message on Twitter on Wednesday morning.

"July 29th - keep it free. I can't wait to box @ home! Presser will be in the next week & tix will go on sale straight after #Homecoming," said Frampton,

When asked by a fan if his opponent will be Welsh fighter, Lee Selby, Frampton said: "Unfortunately not. He has his mandatory to fight but it's going to be an exciting one."

The 30 year-old boxer lost his WBA (Super) featherweight title in his last fight to Leo Santa Cruz in the USA in January.