Frank Warren plans homecoming for Carl Frampton if he becomes three-weight champ

Carl Frampton will get the homecoming he deserves if he beats Jamel Herring.

The Belfast fighter will bid to become just the fourth UK fighter to win world titles in three weight divisions this weekend.

Only Bob Fitzsimmons, Duke McKenzie and Ricky Burns have done it before from these shores.

And he can be the first boxer from the island of Ireland to achieve the feat should he claim the WBO super-featherweight title.

It is a night for history but I don't think it will be Frampton's final fight.

This is no easy fight against a proper world champion who will have a huge height and reach advantage over him.

But I believe Frampton can create history in Dubai against the American.

Then he will deserve a night to parade the title in front of his home fans.

And what better way than a big night of boxing in Belfast this summer.

His mandatory challenger would be Shakur Stevenson and this is a fight we would love to bring to Northern Ireland in the summer if it is possible with Covid-19 rules.

Frampton has been nothing short of brilliant to work with since he joined Queensberry back in 2017.

I've always been a fan and now lets hope he gets over the line tonight.

But as we saw last weekend, you never know what can happen in boxing and I was stunned by Willy Hutchinson's defeat by Lennox Clarke.

Hutchinson has the talent to go to the top but now it is a real test of character to see how he responds to the shock stoppage.

But Clarke was given an opportunity and he took it with both hands.

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    It was good to get some of our younger guys out too last weekend with Louie Lynn impressing at featherweight.

    And I'm really excited about lightweight Mark Chamberlain, who pulled off an impressive first-round knockout.

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