Frampton says the Irish are taking over as he leads Twitter reaction to Andy Lee's triumph 6 years ago

Frampton says the Irish are taking over as he leads Twitter reaction to Andy Lee's triumph

He deserves all the praise.

Fellow boxers and the public are paying tribute to Andy Lee who claimed a World Middleweight title in the wee hours of this morning in Las Vegas.

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The Limerick man stunned Matt Korobov with a devastating right hook in round six and then followed it up with 17 punches to end the contest.

Lee's told Box Nation after the fight that he now wants to defend his title in Ireland.

Twitter was quick to praise the Limerick man for his greatest moment inside the ring:

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