Carl Frampton to fight Kiko Martinez for European title

Carl Frampton
Carl Frampton has had only 10 professional fights

Belfast fighter Carl Frampton will fight for the European super-bantamweight title against Spain's Kiko Martinez in Belfast on 10 September.

Unbeaten Frampton has landed the title shot despite having had only 10 professional fights.

The bout will be the chief support fight to Paul McCloskey's contest with Breidis Prescott at the Odyssey Arena.

Martinez's record includes a stunning first-round knockout of Bernard Dunne in August 2007.

The Spaniard is in his third stint as European champion.

Martinez knocked out Bernard Dunne in the first round of a European title fight in August 2007 but then lost the EBU belt when outpointed by Rendall Munroe the following March.

However, he regained the European belt in April when he knocked out Jason Booth in the 10th round in Madrid.

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