Warrington v Frampton

15 of the best photos from Josh Warrington's historic victory over Carl Frampton

Leeds boxer Josh Warrington successfully defender his IBF featherweight title on Saturday night with an epic points victory over Carl Frampton in Manchester.

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.

1. Warrington enters the arena

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.
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2 - After speculation that Frampton was struggling to make the featherweight limit, the 31-year-old weighed in a fraction under nine stone.

2. Warrington v Frampton

2 - After speculation that Frampton was struggling to make the featherweight limit, the 31-year-old weighed in a fraction under nine stone.
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3 - Leeds United captain Liam Cooper joined Warrington on his ringwalk.

3. Warrington v Frampton

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.

4. Warrington v Frampton

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.
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