Yorkshire Evening Post photographer Steve Riding was on hand to capture all the crucial moments from a historic evening.
1 - Saturdays fight was the 28th of Warringtons career and his second world-title contest. Carl Frampton was in a world-title bout for the seventh time.
2 - After speculation that Frampton was struggling to make the featherweight limit, the 31-year-old weighed in a fraction under nine stone.
3 - Leeds United captain Liam Cooper joined Warrington on his ringwalk.
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4 - Warrington had promised beforehand that he would go looking for a knockout if the opportunity presented itself. He had Frampton in serious trouble in the very first round.
6 - Frampton had never been stopped in his previous 27 fights and had suffered just one defeat, to Leo Santa Cruz in January 2017. He admitted that Warrington hurt him a number of times.
5 - Frampton looked set to drop under massive pressure in the round two, with Warrington saying later that he thought hed have him on the Guiness in a minute.
7 - Warrington dominated the early rounds and was well ahead on the scorecards at the halfway stage. A small cut opened up under Framptons left eye in round three.
9 - With perfect 28-fight stats, Warrington now has the longest unbeaten record of any fighter in the UK.
8 - Frampton found a way to get back into the fight in rounds eight and nine but could not maintain the pace and came under renewed fire as the final bell drew near.
15 - Frank Warren quickly killed the idea of an all-Yorkshire clash with the IBFs mandatory challenger Kid Galahad, saying the Sheffield fighter was bottom of the list.
12 - Warrington is likely to head to America for his next bout. Promoter Frank Warren admitted that a clash with Mexican Valdez was highly likely - and called Warrington the best featherweight in the world.
13 - Warrington revealed afterwards the he had fractured his right hand in the middle rounds.
10 - Warrington stands as the UKs number one featherweight and has been installed as mandatory challenger for Oscar Valdezs WBO belt after the victory in Manchester.
14 - Frampton was surprised by Warringtons power. Anyone who says Josh cant punch, I dont know what theyre talking about, the Belfast boxer said.
11 - Frampton said he would consider his next move and potentially his future as the end of a sapping loss. Warringtons father and trainer, Sean OHagan, insisted Frampton was not done yet.