Carl Frampton gutted over cancelled homecoming fight

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By Adam Evans

Belfast boxer Carl Frampton's match at the SSE Arena tonight is off.

His opponent, Andres Gutierrez slipped in the shower and was left with a number of facial wounds, as well as concussion.

It was also due to be a WBC featherweight world title eliminator but The Jackal had failed to make weight making him ineligible for that.

The Jackal has issued a statement on Twitter apologising to fans and wishing Gutierrez a speedy recovery.

Organisers have been trying to reschedule the bout and anyone with a ticket is being told to keep it and wait for further information which is expected next week

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