Carl Frampton fears virus could dash boxers’ dreams of glory

Carl Frampton's bid to become the first Irish boxer to be crowned world champion at three different weights is on…

Carl Frampton’s bid to become the first Irish boxer to be crowned world champion at three different weights is on hold but his greater concern is for the future of the sport globally.

The 33-year-old has told AFP the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic means he will be lucky if he gets to fight WBO super-featherweight champion Jamel Herring this year.

The bout had been due to take place in Frampton’s hometown of Belfast, in Northern Ireland, on June 13.

Follow the live information on our channel