Frampton takes Molitor apart in 6 rounds

Saturday night Carl “The Jackal” Frampton took former 2 time World champion Steve Molitor apart in 6 rounds flooring the seasoned Canadian 5 times in the process much to the delight of the Frampton faithful at the Odyssey Arena where the atmosphere with electric and reminiscent of the McGuigan Days.

Frampton jump on Molitor from the off and continued to batter him for as long as he could with stand it. Molitor actually looked in out of his depth from the off with the up and coming Frampton all over him it was surprising that he managed to survive the onslaught for 6 rounds.

Frampton is now a name for other Super-Bantamweights to watch out for and his Promoter Eddie Hearn said after the fight that he’ll be looking to get Carl a final eliminator for for the IBF title with a view to a World title shot in 2013 in the open air in Belfast.

Chief support Paul McCloskey beat Manuel Perez for the WBA Inter-Continental Light-Welterweight title on points 118-11, 118-112 and 117-111 McCloskey had more success at range and shouldn’t have tried getting into toe to toe warfare as he did in the latter rounds.

Belfast’s Martin Lindsay had an awkward and heavier opponent to content with after Lee Selby pulled out of their Featherweight title clash the morning of the fight to Lindsay took on Frenchman Renald Garrido who was supposed to be fighting at light weight so came in a stone heavier than Lindsay. Lindsay won a shut out 80-73.

Local kid Dee “Waldo” Walsh beat Welsh based Pole Robert Studzinski 60-54 in their 6 round Middleweight contest much to the delight of his fans.

Fivemiletown’s Ben Mulligan had his pro-debut and the Light-Welter lost on points to London based Pole Mariusz Bak 39-37. Welterweight Paddy Gallagher beat William Warburton 40-37 in their Welterweight clash. Eamonn O’Kane beat Terry Carruthers 59-55 in their Middleweight contest but I missed this one attending the Frampton post fight press conference.

And the UK kids on the bill all won their fights with Birmingham’s Kal Yafai beating tough Mexican Victor Koh 60-54 over 6 rounds but Koh in true Mexican style just kept taking the punches and coming back for more. Lightweight Matrin J Ward who is stylish boxer beat Simas Volosinas 40-36 and Lytham’s Scott Cardle beat last minute sub Francis Maina on points to end the bill at the Odyssey.

Daily Sport says – All in all a great nights boxing at the Odyssey in front of some of the most passionate fight fans you’ll ever encounter and ultimately giving their local hero’s so great home advantage.

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