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Carl Frampton claimed the vacant IBF inter-continental title after beating Raul Hirales

Updated: Sunday, 27 May 2012 13:26 | Comments

Frampton maintained his unbeaten record with a unanimous points decision over Raul Hirales
Frampton maintained his unbeaten record with a unanimous points decision over Raul Hirales

Carl Frampton added the vacant IBF inter-continental title to the Commonwealth super-bantamweight belt he already held, with victory over Mexican Raul Hirales last night in Nottingham.

Frampton, maintaining his unbeaten record, comprehensively outpointed his rival with a confident display which, at times, saw him frustrate his opponent as he picked off his shots.

After 12 rounds of domination, the decision was unanimous, with the 25-year-old Belfast boxer bringing his record to 14-0 with a 120-108, 119-109, 119-109 score from the three judges.

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