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Fighting Irishman Carl Frampton follows tough footsteps of manager Barry McGuigan

LOS ANGELES >> Carl Frampton is a skilled, intuitive featherweight champion who handed Leo Santa Cruz his first loss in July and, on Jan. 28 in Las Vegas, plans to hand him his second.
Via LA Daily News
6 days ago

Whicker: Boxer-turned-promoter Barry McGuigan still fighting for unity

LOS ANGELES – Carl Frampton is a skilled, intuitive featherweight champion who handed Leo Santa Cruz his first loss in July and, on Jan. 28 in Las Vegas, plans to hand him his second. He also is an Ulsterman who crossed lines drawn centuries ago....
Via The OC Register
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Best: Irish will have to play even better to beat All Blacks

DUBLIN (AP) Ireland's maiden win over the All Blacks this month to end 111 years of rugby heartache was lauded as one of the greatest moments in Irish sports. Up there with Munster beating the All Blacks in 1978, Dennis Taylor winning the 1985 snooker world championship, Barry McGuigan the world featherweight boxing title in 1985, beating Italy in the 1994 World Cup, the 2009...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

George Groves: Working with Shane McGuigan & confident of reaching world title

George Groves believes a change in trainer to Shane McGuigan can be the missing piece in his title jigsaw as he returns to action against Andrea di Luisa on Saturday night at the Copper Box Arena in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Groves was edged out by Badou Jack in Las Vegas in September in their WBC Super-Middleweight clash, climbing off the canvas in the opening round...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Carl Frampton fighting for glory in front of hometown fans next weekend

Belfast-born boxing sensation Carl Frampton will be aiming to please his home crowd when he takes on Chris Avalos at the Odyssey Arena on February 28, a fight which will historically be showcased live on ITV in the UK, while also being aired on the AWE network in the United States. Ferocious Frampton is the current IBF Super Bantamweight titlist, and is preparing to face off with...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Belfast’s Fight Fans Deserve A Monument All Of Their Own

(Peter Robinson and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness with Carl Frampton and Barry McGuigan at Parliament Buildings Monday; Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye) It is quite something when a fight crowd becomes a draw in itself. 16,000 fans congregated in a Belfast shipyard on Saturday evening, there in support of Tiger’s Bay junior featherweight Carl Frampton, who joined compatriots...
Via The Queensbury Rules
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video interviews: Carl Frampton & Barry McGuigan discuss Martinez rematch

In this pair of video interviews, Carl Frampton and his trainer Barry McGuigan discuss Frampton's upcoming rematch against Kiko Martinez. Frampton has already defeated Martinez, but it's Kiko who now holds a title belt after several noteworthy wins. Frampton will look to add a world title strap to his ledger and then move onto some high profile fights against the big names in the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Videos: Carl Frampton & Barry McGuigan discuss upcoming fight

Carl Frampton's next fight was recently announced and confirmed, as the Belfast bomber will be taking on Hugo Cazares. It's a huge fight for Frampton, not only because Cazares is a respected, tough veteran, but also because bigger fights are looming next. With a win, and an impressive performance, Frampton may just be able to land his much-coveted fight against Leo Santa Cruz in...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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