SPOTY selection anti-NI and anti-boxing says Carl Frampton
Belfast's WBA featherweight world champion Carl Frampton has said the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year selection is anti-Northern Ireland and anti-boxing.
A shortlist of 16 for the award was announced on Monday night.
Frampton won the WBA title by beating the previously undefeated Mexican Leo Santa Cruz in New York in July.
He previously beat England's Scott Quigg to add the WBA super-bantamweight title to his own IBF title.
Frampton told the Nolan Show that he would have been on the shortlist if he was English.
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