SLIDESHOW: Challenger Chris Avalos touches down in Belfast ahead of Carl Frampton showdown

Challenger Chris Avalos has arrived in Northern Ireland ahead of next Saturday’s massive World title showdown with Carl Frampton.

The confident American touched down at George Best Belfast City Airport on Friday to finalise preparations for the February 28 bout at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast.

Chris Avalos arrives at Belfast City Airport' ahead of his clash with Carl Frampton

Chris Avalos arrives at Belfast City Airport' ahead of his clash with Carl Frampton

Frampton will put his IBF super-bantamweight crown on the line when the two meet in the eagerly anticipated clash.