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  1. Lee's 1st defense could be in Ireland

    Dan Rafael

    After Andy Lee, trailing on all three scorecards (two by shutout), knocked out Matt Korobov in the sixth round to win a vacant middleweight world title on Dec. 13 in Las Vegas, he made one thing perfectly clear. As he had said before the fight, Le...

    Blog | December 26, 2014
  2. Carl Frampton to make first defense in hometown

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight titlist Carl Frampton's first defense will come against mandatory challenger Chris Avalos on Feb. 28 at the Odyssey Arena in Frampton's hometown of Belfast, Northern Ireland, Barry McGuigan announced.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2014
  3. Matthew Macklin-Jorge Sebastien Heiland bout rescheduled for Nov....

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin's title eliminator against Jorge Sebastien Heiland was rescheduled on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2014
  4. Scott Quigg wants Carl Frampton, too

    Dan Rafael

    Just a few minutes after Carl Frampton claimed a unanimous decision victory against brave Kiko Martinez to win a junior featherweight world title on Saturday in his hometown of Belfast, Northern Ireland, Frampton was asked about what he would like to...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  5. Matthew Macklin's fight against Jorge Sebastien Heiland postponed...

    Dan Rafael

    Matthew Macklin's world title elimination fight against Jorge Sebastien Heiland, scheduled for Aug. 30 in Dublin, Ireland, was postponed on Wednesday due to Macklin trainer Jamie Moore suffering gunshot wounds during an incident early Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2014
  6. Macklin excited about fighting in Ireland

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin, an Irishman who lives in England, has not fought in Ireland since he outpointed Rafael Sosa Pintos at National Stadium in Dublin in December 2009. Now the time is right for the three-time world title challenger...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  7. Carl Frampton and Kiko Martinez to meet in rematch on Sept. 6

    Dan Rafael

    Kiko Martinez will get his shot at revenge on Carl Frampton on Sept. 6 in Northern Ireland.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  8. Frampton close to world title shot

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from the boxing world: • European junior featherweight champion Carl Frampton is defending his title against Jeremy Parodi on Oct. 19 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Frampton's hometown. The fight took on even bigger meaning t...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  9. Carl Frampton ruled out of fight against Everth Briceno

    Dan Rafael

    The British Boxing Board of Control on Tuesday ruled rising junior featherweight contender Carl Frampton out of his fight on Saturday due to the reoccurrence of an unspecified ear injury.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2013
  10. Everth Briceno to fight Carl Frampton as replacement in junior fe...

    Dan Rafael

    Rising junior featherweight contender Carl Frampton of Northern Ireland got a new -- and better known -- opponent on Monday for his July 20 fight at Wembley Arena in London.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  11. Carl Frampton, Fabian Orozco to fight July 20 in London

    Dan Rafael

    Rising junior featherweight contender Carl Frampton of Northern Ireland will face Fabian Orozco at Wembley Arena in London on July 20, promoter Frank Warren announced on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2013
  12. Heavyweights Dereck Chisora, Malik Scott to meet July 20 at Wembl...

    Dan Rafael

    Former heavyweight title challenger Dereck Chisora of England will face Philadelphia's Malik Scott on July 20 at Wembley Arena in London, promoter Frank Warren announced on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  13. Lee returns; Crawford back on HBO

    Dan Rafael

    A little of this and a little of that from the boxing world: • Middleweight contender Andy Lee (29-2, 20 KOs), 28, of Ireland, gets back in action May 15 on promoter Lou DiBella's Broadway Boxing card at B.B. King Blues Club in New Yor...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  14. Frampton goes for Martinez's title

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight Carl Frampton of Northern Ireland is one of the best prospects in boxing and he has wanted a fight with European champion Kiko Martinez of Spain for some time. Twice, Martinez pulled out of the fight while working out his prom...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  15. John Joe Nevin rethinks going pro

    Dan Rafael

    In October, Amir Khan's newly formed Super Fight Promotions announced that it had signed its second fighter: Ireland's John Joe Nevin, the 23-year-old who won the bantamweight silver medal in the 2012 London Olympics (beating Top Rank prospect Oscar ...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  16. Fury-Boytsov, too good to be true

    Dan Rafael

    Often in boxing when a fight sounds too good to be true, it is. That was my feeling when I first heard that England's Tyson Fury (19-0, 14 KOs) would fight German-based Russia native Denis Boytsov (31-0, 25 KOs) on Dec. 1 in Belfast, Northern Ireland...

    Blog | November 06, 2012