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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Carl Frampton wins IBF super-bantam title off Kiko Martinez

    Carl Frampton won the IBF super-bantamweight belt from Kiko Martinez of Spain by unanimous decision before an ecstatic home crowd of 16,000 in a purpose-built outdoor arena in the Titanic Quarter on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 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. The high-priced underground economy of smuggling champion Cuban b...

    Peter Keating and Brin-Jonathan Butler

    In ESPN The Magazine's Cuba Issue, Peter Keating and Brin-Jonathan Butler write about the high-priced underground economy of smuggling champion boxers out of Cuba.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  9. Mike Perez Q&A: 'I will be the same fighter'

    Brian Campbell

    Heavyweight contender Mike Perez will jump into the ring Saturday for the first time since seriously injuring Magomed Abdusalamov in his last fight in November.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2014
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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