CHRIS Avalos has labelled Carl Frampton the ‘Running Man’ and not because he believes the World champion is Arnold Schwarzenegger ripped.
The American believes claims Frampton is a back foot fighter, who avoids exchanges and trouble.
If Avalos has studied Frampton it is a strange conclusion to come to, but regardless he seems to be trying to goad ‘The Jackal’ into a war- and if the Shane McGuigan trainer obliges ‘The Hitman’ promises Belfast fight fans will witness a great fight, but one that will end in an away stoppage.
“The fans can expect a great fight. They will get a war if Frampton stands and fights and doesn’t run the way he likes to run,” Avalos said.
“Hopefully he will not stand off and run around like a little fairy. But we will have to wait and see.”
Frampton has responded to Avalos’ constant taunts by pointing out he beat a World class operator in Kiko Martinez, whilst the Californian has come short against a fighter Martinez beat up.
However, Avalos is adamant he is a much better operator than the Spaniard.
“I have as many knockouts as Frampton has had fights – I am his toughest opponent to date,” the Californian added.
“Martinez was good but he was over the hill a little bit, and no disrespect to Martinez but he was dealing with other things.I see myself as a stronger opponent than Martinez and I will win, that’s what I predict.
“I see a stoppage unless he runs about like a little fairy.
“Unlike Martinez I am not going to follow Frampton around the ring, and I have a few tricks up my sleeve, so I will be fine.”