Andrew Wake | 30.01.14 09:41
Carl Frampton will meet Mexican veteran Hugo Cazares in a WBC
super-bantamweight eliminator at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast on
Victory will earn the Irishman a shot at fast rising star Leo
Santa Cruz, but he cannot afford to look past the threat Cazares
Nicknamed 'El Incredible', 35-year-old Cazares has won world
titles at both light-flyweight and super-flyweight so will be keen
to earn himself another shot at glory.
"[He] is a former two-weight world champion ...
Andrew Wake | 29.01.14 08:26
Rendall Munroe bids to become a two-weight European champion
when he faces Lee Selby for the vacant Featherweight crown at the
Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on Saturday and says he still has
designs on world title glory.
Munroe hung the gloves up after defeat against Scott Quigg in
their clash for the interim WBA super-bantamweight title in
November 2012. The Leicester man stayed only away from the fight
game for just four months though and was back in action in his
hometown in May ...
Andrew Wake | 12.11.13 11:17
Unbeaten Belfast stylist Carl Frampton has vacated both his
European and Commonwealth super-bantamweight titles.
Manager and promoter Barry McGuigan said the decision has been
taken so that "The Jackal" can concentrate on earning a world title
Frampton beat Kiko Martinez in February this year and has been
linked with rematch since the Spaniard won the IBF crown during the
Martinez is due to make his maiden defence against Jeffrey
Mathebula in December. As Frampt...
Andrew Wake | 07.11.13 09:03
Scott Quigg will defend his WBA Super Bantamweight title against
Diego Silva on November 23 at the sold-out Phones 4u Arena
Manchester live on Sky Sports Box Office, with an undercard packed
full of Britain's hottest talent.
Quigg's gym-mate and resurgent Lightweight star Anthony Crolla
challenges Martin Gethin for the British title on a busy night for
trainer Joe Gallagher, who will also have unbeaten Super
Middleweight sensation Callum Smith in action and unbeaten
Andrew Wake | 17.10.13 10:02
Carl Frampton has admitted that the only footage he has seen of
the man who stands in the way of his shot at a world title is from
a television game show.
The Belfast super-bantamweight takes on French contender Jeremy
Parodi in a world title eliminator, live on BoxNation this weekend,
with the winner set to challenge for the IBF crown early next
Though Frampton has been hard in training, preparing at the gym
of his promoter Barry McGuigan in Battersea Park in...
Andrew Wake | 16.10.13 12:13
Frampton will appear at 1pm at the Victoria Square Shopping
Centre tomorrow in Belfast. MC Craig Stephen will be introducing
Carl Frampton alongside the rest of the home fighters, plus the
challenger for the European Crown, Jeremy Parodi.
Frampton takes on Frenchman Jeremy Parodi this Saturday at the
Odyssey Arena in Belfast. Carl Frampton said: "I'm feeling great
about this fight, my training has been better than ever and I am in
fantastic shape. When I get in that ring I will onl...
Andrew Wake | 30.09.13 11:26
Leicester's Boxing Binman Rendall Munroe faces Wakefield's
Andy Townend over ten action packed rounds.
Andrew Wake | 29.07.13 07:54
Rendall Munroe hasn't given up on his dream to be a world
The 33-year-old former bin man lost out to Toshiaki Nishioka in
a WBC super-bantamweight challenge in 2010 and was defeated by
Scott Quigg in a WBA interim title clash last November.
But, after a short retirement, he is now back as a
super-featherweight and is determined to chase title
"I still think that I can be a world champion," he told
the Leicester Mercury. "No disrespect to any othe...
Andrew Wake | 16.07.13 10:26
Carl Frampton has withdrawn from his clash with Everth Briceno
this weekend due to an ear injury.
The Northern Irishman did want to box on regardless, but was
ruled unfit by the British Boxing Board of Control.
"I'm upset to have to announce that I have been ruled out of my
fight on Saturday by the BBBoC. An old ear injury mildly reoccured
in a spar," the 26-year-old revealed in a tweet.
"A specialist initially informed me I was fit to box. Today the
BBBoC ruled me out. I'm so...
Andrew Wake | 08.07.13 10:49
Belfast's Carl Frampton will defend his IBF Intercontinental
super-bantamweight title against Everth Briceno on Saturday 20th
July at Wembley Arena.
Unbeaten Frampton features alongside British stars Dereck
Chisora and Billy Joe Saunders on a big night of boxing live and
exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).
His challenger, big-punching Briceno from Chinandega, Nicaragua,
has plenty of experience in a 13-year career in which he has
stopped 26 of his 35 wins....