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#Carl Frampton

# carl-frampton - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Let's get ready to rumble: Frampton confirms Santa Cruz rematch
# Round 2
# Round 2

Let's get ready to rumble: Frampton confirms Santa Cruz rematch

Oct 20th 2016, 12:54 PM 5,122 Views 7 Comments

The fight is expected to take place on 28 January at a yet-to-be-confirmed venue.

# carl-frampton - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Frampton's much-anticipated rematch with Santa Cruz close to being confirmed
# Let's Get Ready To Rumble
# Let's Get Ready To Rumble

Frampton's much-anticipated rematch with Santa Cruz close to being confirmed

Sep 22nd 2016, 1:39 PM 4,195 Views 2 Comments

The bout is expected take place at the end of the year in Las Vegas.

# carl-frampton - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

The potential opponents in line to fight Carl Frampton
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

The potential opponents in line to fight Carl Frampton

Aug 3rd 2016, 6:36 PM 9,360 Views 21 Comments

There’s a lot of names already in the mix so we’ve taken a look at some of the bigger ones.

# carl-frampton - Sunday 31 July, 2016

'I genuinely believe this kid will go on to be the greatest Irish fighter there has ever been'
# Reaction
# Reaction

'I genuinely believe this kid will go on to be the greatest Irish fighter there has ever been'

Jul 31st 2016, 12:08 PM 37,124 Views 50 Comments

Barry McGuigan paid tribute to Carl Frampton after last night’s memorable victory.

Night of the Jackal as Frampton wins WBA featherweight world title
# And The New...
# And The New...

Night of the Jackal as Frampton wins WBA featherweight world title

Jul 31st 2016, 8:52 AM 49,771 Views 40 Comments

The Belfast boxer was brilliant in his defeat of Leo Santa Cruz in New York to remain undefeated.

# carl-frampton - Saturday 30 July, 2016

'I wanted a big name. I want to prove myself' - Frampton ready for date with destiny
# Preview
# Preview

'I wanted a big name. I want to prove myself' - Frampton ready for date with destiny

Jul 30th 2016, 8:00 AM 4,709 Views 16 Comments

On Friday lunchtime, amid the heat and hustle of the heart of Brooklyn, the boxer was coolness personified.

# carl-frampton - Friday 29 July, 2016

New York State of Mind: Frampton takes his shot at history on a career-defining night
# Start Spreading The News
# Start Spreading The News

New York State of Mind: Frampton takes his shot at history on a career-defining night

Jul 29th 2016, 9:30 PM 19,093 Views 11 Comments

Belfast’s Jackal bids to bring home the featherweight belt his mentor Barry McGuigan held 30 years ago.

From North Belfast to NYC: Carl Frampton's long road to the top
# Glory Path
# Glory Path

From North Belfast to NYC: Carl Frampton's long road to the top

Jul 29th 2016, 7:30 AM 3,244 Views 8 Comments

The Belfast boxer has won Irish amateur, Celtic, Commonwealth and world titles – but Saturday night is his biggest test to date.

# carl-frampton - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Ireland v Mexico: Frampton/Santa Cruz only the latest in a long history of fights
# Head To Head
# Head To Head

Ireland v Mexico: Frampton/Santa Cruz only the latest in a long history of fights

Jul 28th 2016, 7:00 AM 4,420 Views 6 Comments

In anticipation of this weekend’s big fight, we take a look back at some of the most notable fights between both countries.

# carl-frampton - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Stats don't lie: Carl Frampton is up against one of the best in the world this weekend
# El Terremoto
# El Terremoto

Stats don't lie: Carl Frampton is up against one of the best in the world this weekend

Jul 27th 2016, 7:15 AM 6,058 Views 2 Comments

Leo Santa Cruz is a big step up from any of the Jackal’s previous opponents.

# carl-frampton - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Shane Lowry's flippers, Gordon D'Arcy's sandals - It's the sporting tweets of the week
# The Twitterati
# The Twitterati

Shane Lowry's flippers, Gordon D'Arcy's sandals - It's the sporting tweets of the week

Jul 17th 2016, 10:30 AM 8,549 Views 0 Comments

Paddy Barnes, Paul Murphy, Cristiano Ronaldo and Carl Frampton also make the cut this week.

# carl-frampton - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Dubliner Stephen Ormond will have a world title shot on the line in his next fight
# Ready To Rock
# Ready To Rock

Dubliner Stephen Ormond will have a world title shot on the line in his next fight

Jul 14th 2016, 2:53 PM 3,724 Views 0 Comments

‘The Rock’ fights in an IBF world title eliminator in Las Vegas on 5 August.

# carl-frampton - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Date set for Frampton's WBA title fight in New York as he vacates IBF belt
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Date set for Frampton's WBA title fight in New York as he vacates IBF belt

Apr 28th 2016, 4:08 PM 4,971 Views 10 Comments

The 29-year-old meets featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center in three months’ time.

# carl-frampton - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Carl Frampton to face Santa Cruz for WBA featherweight crown
# OFFICIAL
# OFFICIAL

Carl Frampton to face Santa Cruz for WBA featherweight crown

Apr 23rd 2016, 12:16 AM 5,372 Views 8 Comments

The 29-year-old will move up a division to face his next opponent with a date to be announced shortly.

# carl-frampton - Friday 8 April, 2016

Carl Frampton is no longer the WBA super bantamweight champion
# No Defence
# No Defence

Carl Frampton is no longer the WBA super bantamweight champion

Apr 8th 2016, 9:20 AM 12,798 Views 17 Comments

The Belfast boxer has been stripped of his belt.

# carl-frampton - Friday 11 March, 2016

Frampton to step up in weight division for featherweight title fight with Santa Cruz
# Super Fight
# Super Fight

Frampton to step up in weight division for featherweight title fight with Santa Cruz

Mar 11th 2016, 9:34 PM 5,823 Views 10 Comments

The Belfast Jackal looks set to face the Mexican in the US this summer, according to reports.

# carl-frampton - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Actor James Nesbitt clearly had a big night showing his support for Frampton and Northern Ireland football
# Lord Of The Ring
# Lord Of The Ring

Actor James Nesbitt clearly had a big night showing his support for Frampton and Northern Ireland football

Feb 28th 2016, 1:12 PM 17,477 Views 5 Comments

His interview brightened up a box-office evening that many found disappointing.

'He caught me with a peach of an uppercut': Frampton broke Quigg's jaw last night
# Ouch!
# Ouch!

'He caught me with a peach of an uppercut': Frampton broke Quigg's jaw last night

Feb 28th 2016, 9:25 AM 15,647 Views 3 Comments

The Belfast native is not too keen on a rematch after ‘boring fight’.

Carl Frampton beats Scott Quigg by split decision to become unified world champion
# Day Of The Jackal
# Day Of The Jackal

Carl Frampton beats Scott Quigg by split decision to become unified world champion

Feb 28th 2016, 12:04 AM 24,607 Views 48 Comments

It took a while to get going but the Belfast fighter got it done.

# carl-frampton - Saturday 27 February, 2016

The Frampton-Quigg row over the 'star' dressing room has definitively been resolved
# Mind Games
# Mind Games

The Frampton-Quigg row over the 'star' dressing room has definitively been resolved

Feb 27th 2016, 8:43 PM 8,066 Views 9 Comments

Barry McGuigan claimed at Friday’s weigh-in that, in truth, his fighter’s team “couldn’t give a toss” about it.

# carl-frampton - Friday 26 February, 2016

Ridiculous Frampton-Quigg dressing-room row believed to finally be resolved
# Petty Squabble
# Petty Squabble

Ridiculous Frampton-Quigg dressing-room row believed to finally be resolved

Feb 26th 2016, 9:21 PM 7,803 Views 2 Comments

Barry McGuigan said that the issue was only raised to rattle a ‘superstitious’ Quigg

It sounds like Carl Frampton's fans have taken over Manchester this weekend
# Night Of The Jackal
# Night Of The Jackal

It sounds like Carl Frampton's fans have taken over Manchester this weekend

Feb 26th 2016, 5:33 PM 5,887 Views 10 Comments

Manchester buzzes as rivals weigh in for world title clash.

McGuigan slams 'bizarre' AIBA bid for pros at Olympics
# Baffled
# Baffled

McGuigan slams 'bizarre' AIBA bid for pros at Olympics

Feb 26th 2016, 12:15 AM 2,361 Views 3 Comments

The former world champion couldn’t believe his ears when he heard Dr Wu Ching-kuo’s announcement.

# carl-frampton - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Carl Frampton plays some Stevie Wonder to wind up Quigg in dressing room row
# Superstition
# Superstition

Carl Frampton plays some Stevie Wonder to wind up Quigg in dressing room row

Feb 25th 2016, 3:41 PM 9,088 Views 15 Comments

The mind games continue ahead of Saturday’s world super-bantamweight title showdown.

# carl-frampton - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Carl Frampton on 'improved' Scott Quigg and his relationship with 'hero' Barry McGuigan
# Interview
# Interview

Carl Frampton on 'improved' Scott Quigg and his relationship with 'hero' Barry McGuigan

Feb 24th 2016, 10:01 PM 4,168 Views 4 Comments

The Belfast native also discussed training with fellow fighters David Haye and George Groves.

Rivalry just as fierce in the corners ahead of Frampton v Quigg
# Rivalry
# Rivalry

Rivalry just as fierce in the corners ahead of Frampton v Quigg

Feb 24th 2016, 7:47 AM 3,738 Views 3 Comments

There’s no love lost between Joe Gallagher and the McGuigans.

# carl-frampton - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

'This will be the fight that makes them sit up and say: F**k me, Frampton can actually fight’
# Frampton Comes Alive
# Frampton Comes Alive

'This will be the fight that makes them sit up and say: F**k me, Frampton can actually fight’

Feb 23rd 2016, 9:11 AM 5,113 Views 3 Comments

The Belfast native defends his world title on Saturday.

# carl-frampton - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Big Sam's a Beyonce fan, Frampton's pizza agony - it's the sporting tweets of the week
# Tweet Elite
# Tweet Elite

Big Sam's a Beyonce fan, Frampton's pizza agony - it's the sporting tweets of the week

Feb 21st 2016, 10:30 AM 5,088 Views 0 Comments

Bryan Sheehan, Jay Baruchel and Steve Collins also make the cut.

'I could have gone the other way' - Frampton on growing up in the shadows of the Troubles
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

'I could have gone the other way' - Frampton on growing up in the shadows of the Troubles

Feb 21st 2016, 8:00 AM 30,937 Views 26 Comments

The Belfast boxer recalls the decisions he faced as a youngster.

# carl-frampton - Monday 15 February, 2016

'He didn't want this fight' - Frampton and Quigg meet ahead of world title showdown
# The Gloves Are Off
# The Gloves Are Off

'He didn't want this fight' - Frampton and Quigg meet ahead of world title showdown

Feb 15th 2016, 2:36 PM 6,393 Views 10 Comments

The pair traded verbal blows on Sky Sports last night.

# carl-frampton - Friday 8 January, 2016

Bad news, fight fans! Frampton v Quigg will be live and exclusive on Sky Sports Box Office
# PPV
# PPV

Bad news, fight fans! Frampton v Quigg will be live and exclusive on Sky Sports Box Office

Jan 8th 2016, 11:31 AM 3,903 Views 12 Comments

Belfast native’s previous title defences were screened free to millions on terrestrial TV.

# carl-frampton - Friday 1 January, 2016

Cheltenham to the Euros: Seven amazing trips to take in 2016 and how to get there
# Get Packing
# Get Packing

Cheltenham to the Euros: Seven amazing trips to take in 2016 and how to get there

Jan 1st 2016, 9:30 PM 26,457 Views 17 Comments

From Rio to the Ryder Cup, we’ve got you covered.

# carl-frampton - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Irish boxing's 'worst-kept secret' fights again this weekend
# Banger
# Banger

Irish boxing's 'worst-kept secret' fights again this weekend

Dec 10th 2015, 7:00 AM 11,345 Views 7 Comments

Hailed by many as the hardest pound-for-pound hitter in the country, Philip Sutcliffe Jr returns to action in Blackpool

# carl-frampton - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

McGuigan reveals Haye comeback was a year in the making
# HAYE FEVER
# HAYE FEVER

McGuigan reveals Haye comeback was a year in the making

Nov 24th 2015, 2:38 PM 8,083 Views 6 Comments

Trainer backs former champ to ‘do some damage’ in heavyweight division.

# carl-frampton - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Carl Frampton accuses Scott Quigg's camp as pair exchange verbal blows in Belfast
# Tensions Rising
# Tensions Rising

Carl Frampton accuses Scott Quigg's camp as pair exchange verbal blows in Belfast

Nov 18th 2015, 7:44 PM 6,368 Views 10 Comments

The pair clashed as their media tour ended in heated fashion.

# carl-frampton - Monday 16 November, 2015

Frampton: They will boo Quigg in Manchester
# Fighting Talk
# Fighting Talk

Frampton: They will boo Quigg in Manchester

Nov 16th 2015, 4:30 PM 2,831 Views 2 Comments

Belfast fighter confident travelling Irish fans will make unification bout feel like a home fight.

# carl-frampton - Monday 2 November, 2015

Carl Frampton v Scott Quigg in Manchester is officially happening
# Happy Days
# Happy Days

Carl Frampton v Scott Quigg in Manchester is officially happening

Nov 2nd 2015, 6:04 PM 5,025 Views 9 Comments

The much-anticipated fight has been confirmed for 27 February.

# carl-frampton - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Scott Quigg's trainer says a Frampton world title fight is being 'finalised'
# Big Show
# Big Show

Scott Quigg's trainer says a Frampton world title fight is being 'finalised'

Oct 27th 2015, 9:42 AM 3,190 Views 14 Comments

February looks the likely date for the bout.

# carl-frampton - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Carl Frampton unsure of what the future holds after battling to retain world title
# Decisions Decisions
# Decisions Decisions

Carl Frampton unsure of what the future holds after battling to retain world title

Jul 19th 2015, 1:39 PM 6,869 Views 6 Comments

The Belfast boxer is considering a move to the featherweight division.

Ireland's Carl Frampton survives major scare to retain world title in Texas
# Andstill
# Andstill

Ireland's Carl Frampton survives major scare to retain world title in Texas

Jul 19th 2015, 9:30 AM 24,250 Views 17 Comments

The Belfast boxer was victorious on his American debut but it wasn’t the fight many expected.