Carl Frampton and Josh Warrington set Christmas date for title showdown

Carl Framton will fight for the IBF featherweight title three days before Christmas after an all-British clash with Josh Warrington was confirmed for December 22.

Warrington and Frampton have finalised negotiations for a meeting at Manchester Arena, bringing together the country’s leading nine-stone boxers in a much-anticipated showdown.

Josh Warrington (left) and Carl Frampton pose during the head to head after the press conference at Grosvenor House, London.  Pic Steven Paston/PA Wire.

Josh Warrington (left) and Carl Frampton pose during the head to head after the press conference at Grosvenor House, London. Pic Steven Paston/PA Wire.

Watch the full press conference as it happened.