Just a couple of days away from their title unification fight and it appears that all the negotiations for the long-awaited fight between Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg haven't been finalized. In an awkward moment in front of the media, both Frampton and Quigg got into a heated exchange over which one of them should entitled to the biggest dressing room in the Manchester arena.
Quigg feels strongly that he should get the larger dressing room as he's the home fighter, but Frampton disputes this entitlement as he claims he's the A-side of the promotion. I know, I know, we're really talking about dressing rooms here. But apparently both men felt strongly enough about it to delay the presser for 30 minutes as they quibbled over the matter.
"It's all a bit of a laughing matter on my part," Frampton said. "Scott wants the dressing room that the star of the show usually goes in but contractually I'm on the 'A' side here. It is Frampton - Quigg."
"He's superstitious, wants that dressing room and it's a sign of weakness. Superstition is a weakness. I don't care what dressing room I'm in."
As soon as Frampton uttered those last words, Quigg jumped in:
"Ok then that's solved! I'm the home fighter and I'm in the home dressing room."
Of course the matter wasn't solved, and Frampton insisted that he hadn't acquiesced to anything. He instead suggested that they lock the coveted dressing room as both of them go elsewhere, something Quigg wasn't keen on. So soon after, Eddie Hearn jumped into the confrontation by scoffing at the notion that Frampton is really an A-side by saying that Frampton "was a star who couldn't even sell his tickets."
Frampton quickly refuted Hearn's claim by stating that not only did he sell all of his tickets, but he also personally bought 10 tickets off Quigg. And around and around they went...
Luckily both of these guys can finally settle their differences in the ring on Saturday.