Date: 19th November 2017 at 4:49pm
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At the SSE Arena, in Belfast, Carl Frampton got back to winning ways after losing in his last fight against Leo Santa Cruz.

Matched against the rugged Mexican, Horacio Garcia, the fight proved to be much tougher than Frampton had perhaps hoped for with the bout going the full ten rounds.

When the score-cards were announced it was Frampton that was awarded the fight with the judges scoring it as thus:

? 98 ? 93
? 97 ? 93
? 96 ? 93

all in favour of the Irishman.

The fight was fought at a frantic pace with the Mexican having to absorb some powerful punches from someone he used to spar with.

In the seventh round, Frampton slipped to the canvas but the referee, Victor Loughin, for one reason or another, deemed it to be a knockdown.

Whilst Frampton got back to winning ways, Garcia slipped to a fourth career defeat.

Talking to the media afterwards, Frampton had this to say,

‘It was a good fight for the fans. I boxed well for the first few rounds but then got myself caught up in a fight.

‘I wanted a hard fight for my comeback and that’s what I got. The rust is off, the cobwebs are gone and now I want to fight one of the big guys.’

Frampton is now looking towards a world title fight at Windsor Park, in Belfast, against who remains to be seen.