CARL Frampton claims being afforded the chance to sink Kiko Martinez and claim the World title at such an iconic venue as the Titanic Quarter is the stuff of fairytales.
The Jackal also claims there will be no quarter given or asked as the pair rematch in front of 16,000 Frampton fans.
Martínez and Frampton had not met until today since their first fight in February of last year where the ‘The Jackal’ came out on top after an epic battle that see-sawed for as long as it lasted. Since then Martínez has gone on to win the IBF World title whilst Frampton has cemented his reputation as one of the most dangerous prospects in World boxing following his recent destruction of former two-weight World champion Hugo Cazares inside of two rounds in April.
Frampton is delighted with the choice of venue for his forthcoming title challenge, “I’m over the moon to be fighting at such a unique venue. The Titanic Quarter is a historic space that represents Belfast through and through. This fight between Kiko and myself is going to be every bit as exciting as last time. September the 6th will be a massive event at an unbelievable venue. It’s the stuff of fairytales!”
Kiko Martínez is equally impressed by the venue and the magnitude of the fight on the 6th of September, “I am delighted to be defending my title in a big boxing city like Belfast. I want to avenge my previous defeat to Frampton, it was an off night for me and I will prove this on September 6th. I am the champion of the World and this will be another successful defence of my crown for me!”
With the eyes of the World on Belfast on the 6th of September there could not be a more fitting venue for the TITANIC