Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) is a very prestigious title for all the civilians of United Kingdom and across the globe. It is given to only those people who really deserve it and have great qualities. It is a moment of proud for any person if he/she gets this title.Carl Frampton, from Northern Ireland is entitled with this honour. He was born on 21 February 1987 Tiger’s Bay, Belfast Northern Ireland.
His friends call him The Jackal, Brick fists. If you don’t know much about Carl you will surely not understand why he is named so. After reading whole article you will understand it.Carl Frampton is a former two-weight world champion in boxing. He is the first boxer from northern Ireland to hold this belts. His career in international boxing officially started in 2009, previously he played as an amateur boxer.
His spectators say that he is a born talent, whenever he enters into a ring he converts it into his victory. The two categories in which he plays are, Super Bantamweight and Featherweight, where he has boldly marked out his name with gold everytime. He has won every match that he has played. He has an adorable record of winning 30 consecutive boxing matches out of which he won by clear knock out, he has gathered huge appreciation for the same as well.
He won the IBF super-bantamweight title from 2014 to 2016 the WBA (Super) super-bantamweight title in 2016, and the WBA (Super) featherweight title from 2016 to 2017. At regional level he held the Commonwealth super bantamweight title from 2011 to 2013, and the European super-bantamweight title from 2013 to 2014. For his achievements the big magazines like The ring and Boxing writer’s association America have praised him and awarded him with the title of The boxer of the year.
Also ESPN (the world wide leader in sports) has mentioned Carl in the list of outstanding players. Not only this , before entering to the field of professional Boxing in 2009, Carl Frampton played armature Boxing in Ireland which was governed by Irish Amateur Boxing Association.
There also he hoisted his flag of talent by playing over 120 matches out of which he lost only 8 matches rest of the times he won all of them (over 100+ matches). His world records and past performance speaks for him and shout’s it loud that he is one of the best boxer in the world. In the list of worlds top boxers he secures 10th place, which is quiet meritorious. But recently on 28th January 2017 he has lost his first match to Leo Santa Cruz, in his professional Boxing career.
Carl says that day nothing went his way, it was not his day. He also claims that he has done many mistakes in the first round itself and that’s the reason he lost. The good thing about Carl Frampton is, he never finds excuses he admits his mistake and that’s what real sport personalities do. This was a brief introduction about his career and achievements.
Education: Carl spent his most of the teenage in his hometown Brisbane. He was an ordinary child , he studied, played and grew up with his siblings. No one ever thought that Carl will make his career in field of Boxing. As he was a bright student at school and also because he never played boxing at school or state level. But now he emerged out to be a great boxer. He supports his family with his talent.
None of his parents were related to boxing field, but his grandfather was a boxer. You will be shocked to know that he never played at his school level or in state tournaments. His career in boxing was his own choice and he is getting the sweet results of the same. He lived with his parents in northern Ireland. He tied the knot of life with a girl of Christian origin named Christine. Carl met Christine 7 years ago in 1996 at a nightclub in Portrush. They started dating, thereafter Carl proposed Christine to marry him and they got married in 2013. They have two kids together, their daughter’s name is Carla Frampton and son’s name is Rossa Frampton. They make a very lovely family.
Carl Frampton Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $2.2 Million US Dollars
Carl had a magnificent and luxurious house in Banbridge which they sold out in 2015 for about £525 thousand. They stated the reason of selling out that house was they wanted to live closer to Christine’s family in Belfast. Now they are looking for new estates to board in. He has won so many fights and now a days he gets paid up to (£1.5 Million) for each of his fight. His net worth is estimated at $1.8 million US dollars as of 2017.
He recently lost a fight with Leo Santa Cruz on 28th January 2017. He recalls in an interview that nothing went his way on 28th January. He had an idea somewhere in his mind of not winning that fight ,right at the end of first round. He accepted that the Mexican boxer had a better fighting technique and he was solely responsible for his first defeat in professional career.
Two weeks after getting defeated in the match Carl declared that now onwards he would not fight to improve his record. He would fight to increase his boxing abilities. He would even not mind losing every time he steps in the ring. But he will improve his fighting skills.