Frampton and Burnett trained together under Gerry Storey at the Holy Family Golden Gloves Boxing Club as amateurs, and have remained firm friends. Frampton now sits on the verge of world title shot despite having only 16 pro fights, and Burnett sees no reason why he can't follow The Jackal's lead.
"Carl Frampton is a big inspiration to me because I used to train with him and I've seen how he's got so far so quickly," Ryan, 21, said.
"Me and Carl have done a lot of work together in the lead up to his fights and he's always been great. It's something I've learned a lot from.
"I look at him and think 'he's from Belfast and he's done it so I can as well'. He's shown me what you can do and I want to follow the same path."
One day, Burnett hopes to sell out shows at Belfast's stunning Odyssey Arena.
"I'm really looking forward to fighting in front of a home crowd," he said. "It's been a while since I last boxed in Belfast so I'm expecting a very big turn-out.
"It's earlier days and I'm taking things step by step, but my long-term plan is to build up good support in Belfast on these kinds of shows and then one day sell out the Odyssey Arena like Carl has."
Also appearing on the June 28 card will be Kazakh bantamweight Zhanat Zhakiyanov (19-1), Barking born flyweight 'Winky' Luke Wilton (13-3-1) and his welterweight brother Matthew Wilton (6-3).
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