VIDEO: Young Carl Frampton in action- IBF Champ sparring back in 1996

WE all have to start somewhere and for now IBF World champion Carl Frampton is was around the boxing clubs of Belfast.

The Irish fight legend is seen here as a young lad sparring in the Midlands BC Club.

Those in attendance might have foreseen World titles and massive sell out shows for the Tigers Bay lad back in 1996, but ‘The Jackal’ did show some the skills he is renowned for in this early spar.

Watch the video below:


Integral part of the Irish boxing community for over 13 years