Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Frampton Says Next Fight Is Make or Break for His Career

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Frampton Says Next Fight Is Make or Break for His Career

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CARL Frampton says his career will be over if he loses to Luke Jackson when they fight at Windsor Park in Belfast later this month.

Frampton, who is trained by Jamie Moore at his gym in Astley, will be defending his WBO interim featherweight title on the bill, which also features Tyson Fury taking on Francesco Pianeta.

A victory for Frampton could set up a potential domestic showdown with IBF champion Josh Warrington, but he has also stressed that a defeat could force him into retirement.

"I want to be world champion again. If I lose this fight my career is over, that's the truth," said Frampton.

"I'm not intending to lose, I want the big fights and I want bigger names than Luke Jackson. Names like Leo Santa Cruz, Oscar Valdez, Josh Warrington. …

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