Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Frampton 'To Consider Next Move' after Bruising Points Loss

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Frampton 'To Consider Next Move' after Bruising Points Loss

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CARL Frampton's future seems uncertain after the second defeat of an illustrious professional career when he lost to Josh Warrington at Manchester Arena.

Warrington sealed his status as one of the world's best featherweights after a barnstorming victory, with the two in a contender for fight of the year, but Warrington largely came out on top of the numerous bruising exchanges to earn a unanimous decision win.

Warrington - who prevailed by two scores of 116-112 and one of 116-113 - therefore made a successful first defence of the IBF featherweight title he wrenched from Lee Selby in May and took his perfect professional record to 28-0. 31-year-old Northern Irishman Frampton said in the ring afterwards he would 'figure out the next move'.

Frank Warren, who promotes both fighters and labelled Saturday night's headliner 'the best title fight I've ever seen in a British ring', says he will back Frampton in whatever he chooses to do. …

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