Quigg: Frampton got carried away with the hype and returned from USA with tail between his legs

Carl Frampton will have to address a host of mistakes to avoid being badly beaten on February 27th says opponent Scott Quigg.

The Bury fighter claims the IBF super bantamweight World champion was punished for some, but not all, of his errors in a come from behind win against Alejandro Gonzalez Jr in Texas on the same July night Quigg was obliterating Kiko Martinez.

The Matchroom super bantamweight believes that, while ‘The Jackal’ will be working on the errors The Mexican ‘capitalised’ on, there are many more he plans to expose.

While Frampton suggests Quigg has made the mistake of reading too much into his last performance, the Joe Gallagher-trained puncher says the Cyclone Promotions star returned from America with the hype bubble burst and with his tail between his legs.

“Our last two performances were two completely different ways of winning,” said Quigg to Sky Sports.

“I went and blew Kiko Martinez out in two rounds and that was something he couldn’t do.”

“He went over to America and thought he was going to crack America and say he had arrived but he came back with his tail between his legs. But I do think that will make him a better fighter because he got carried away with the hype and now he is going to go back to the drawing board.”

“Him and his trainer Shane are going to look at his mistakes and try and put them right but there are many more mistakes that weren’t capitalised on by Gonzalez. And if he turns up against me with those mistakes, there will only be one winner.”


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