Frampton's final hurdle

This Friday, at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast, Carl Frampton faces a final eliminator for the WBC super-bantamweight title, currently held by Mexican Leo Santa Cruz.  The man standing in Frampton's way is another Mexican, Hugo Cazares, who is currently ranked no.1 with the WBC.  The fight is to be held over the championship 12-round distance and will be televised live in the...
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April 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...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The Professional: Carl Frampton Dismantles Jeremy Parodi, Seeks Title Fight

In a sport that may have courted the prefix “professional” in a bid to ward off repeated suspicions to the contrary, there can be few boxers as meticulous as Carl Frampton. That the Belfast junior lightweight manages to be as diligent as he is, while simultaneously electrifying an entire city – dare we say country? -- is as revealing as the youthful exuberance he engenders...
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October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Carl Frampton: ‘I want to be involved in fights that pay the most. If the Quigg fight doesn't happen, shame on them!"

One of the biggest transfers this summer saw white hot European super-bantam boss Carl Frampton become part of the flourishing BoxNation axis. The 26 year old Belfastman, known as ‘The Jackal’, is now unbeaten in 16 pro gigs with 11 brutal stoppages and, after overcoming an ear injury, he finally debuts on The Channel of Champions at The Odyssey Arena in his home city this coming...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Videos: Carl Frampton & Barry McGuigan interviews

Carl Frampton is one of the hottest young fighters in the U.K. Backed by Barry McGuigan and now signed with BoxNation, Frampton is ready to begin progressing with his career to a larger and larger stage. Here, check out a 2-part video interview series with Frampton and McGuigan on BoxNation. You'll find a full 30 minutes of interviews as Frampton touches on a range of subjects...
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July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Frampton & McGuigan respond: BoxNation made a better offer than Matchroom

Barry McGuigan announced today that his team will be promoting Carl Frampton’s next three fights in Belfast, starting with a show in October this year. This follows the announcement today that European Champion Frampton will next box on Frank Warren’s Wembley Arena show on July 20, when he defends his IBF Inter-continental Super Bantamweight title. Credit: Russell Pritchard...
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May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Matchroom Sport no longer working with Carl Frampton

Matchroom Sport and Eddie Hearn have issued the following statement regarding Carl Frampton and manager Barry McGuigan, effectively ending his promotional relationship with Frampton. This stems from Frampton's and McGuigan's desire to have McGuigan be a joint promoter for future fights of Frampton's career. According to Matchroom and Hearn, they are backing away due to...
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May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Day Of The Jackal: Carl Frampton Immaculate In Belfast, Knocks Out Kiko Martinez In 9th Round

(Photo credit: Jason Cairnduff) If Barry McGuigan has a hint of Galileo about him this morning, then he can be forgiven. For, while it is unwise to put untiring faith behind anyone, anything in the hurt business, it is especially chancy to put such allegiance on record. In Carl Frampton, though, McGuigan has a boxer worth staking his name on. But perhaps it is time to start talking...
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February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

British Beat: Carl Frampton Goes For Gold Against Kiko Martinez

(Carl Frampton, left, stares down Kiko Martinez) Twenty eight years ago this month, Irish folk hero Barry McGuigan, a boxer who, once beneath the ring lights, could unite a city at war with itself, punched out his world title credentials against Puerto Rican-born Brooklynite Juan Laporte. “The Clones Cyclone”, 24-1 heading in (the controversial loss came against Peter Eubank...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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