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Hearn offers Frampton £1.5million for unification blockbuster

Scott Quigg’s promoter Eddie Hearn has offered Carl Frampton £1.5million to fight Quigg at the Manchester Arena on July 18.

The Bury star joined promoter Eddie Hearn in Matchroom Sport’s offices in Brentwood to confirm the offer live on Sky Sports News, which was sent to Frampton’s team earlier in the day.

Unbeaten World champions Quigg (WBA) and Frampton (IBF) have long been on a collision course, and after issuing the offer to the Belfast man, Quigg is hoping that they can clash in a summer blockbuster. Continue reading

How good is Carl Frampton?

Carl Frampton had his second world title fight for his IBF strap when he took on top rated contender Chris Avalos. Avalos had two previous losses in his twenty-seven-fight career, and both had been split decisions versus undefeated opposition. The last of those losses came late in 2011 and since then had amassed a six and zero record with four stoppages. This included good wins over the likes of undefeated Yenifel Vicente and an IBF eliminator against Yautaka Ishimoto.

The fight only went five rounds when Frampton ended the event via a TKO and moved his own record to twenty wins, zero losses and zero draws. This kind of performance is what he needs should he be heading into clashes with the likes of Leo Santa Cruz, Scott Quigg and the avoided Guillermo Rigondeaux who all share his division. Continue reading

Carl Frampton destroys Chris Avalos over five rounds

Carl Frampton made the first defense of the IBF Super Bantamweight title with a 5th round stoppage over American mandatory challenger Chris Avalos in front of a sold out crowd of nearly 10,000 at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

The championship bout was televised on AWE-A Wealth of Entertatinment.

After a clinch in round two, Frampton drilled Avalos with a left hook while Avalos thought there was a time out. That shot split Avlaos’ lip. Frampton continued to land hard one-two combinations. Frampton showed some battle scars as he started to develop a a mouse around the right eye. Continue reading

Frampton vs Avalos Weigh-In Video

Carl Frampton weighed in at 122 lbs., and Avalos weighed 121.9 lbs.

This Saturday afternoon, February 28, Carl Frampton (19-0, 13 KO’s) will make the 1st defense of the IBF Super Bantamweight title when he takes on mandatory challenger Chris Avalos (25-2, 19 KO’s) in a bout that can be seen live and exclusively in the United States on AWE–A Wealth of Entertainment.

The show begins on AWE at 3:00 PM ET / 12:00 PT The card will originate from the Odyssey Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland and is promoted by Cyclone Promotions Continue reading

Quigg: I’d beat Frampton anywhere!

Scott Quigg is set to return reiterating once more that he is willing to fight Carl Frampton anywhere to get the fight on everyone’s lips made.

The reigning WBA super-bantamweight champion recently required surgery on a hand injury sustained in the 9th round of his title defence against Hidenori Otake in November.

The procedure was a success and two weeks out from being allowed to uncork his right hand again, Quigg, 30-0-2 (22KO’s), has told FKSports he is gunning for IBF champion Frampton, 19-0 (13KO’s). Continue reading

UK: Boxing Back On British Terrestrial TV | Frankie Gavin Signs With Matchroom | Adam Etches Given The Chance to Shine

It has been a stuttering start to 2015 for British boxing with January delivering a couple of cancellations that saw the handbrake temporarily applied. Firstly, Anthony Crolla being cruelly robbed of his lightweight world title opportunity and then heavyweight sensation Anthony Joshua pulling out of his contest with Kevin ‘Kingpin’ Johnson at O2 Arena in London with a back injury.

Thankfully, ‘temporarily’ is the operative term here and a year, which started in disappointment, has turned full circle with a series of announcements and upcoming events that have the fans purring and the vehicle moving forward once more. Continue reading

Scott Quigg fires warning to Carl Frampton: “after I beat Stephane Jamoye, I’m taking your World title.”

Quigg defends his WBA World Super Bantamweight title against the Belgian live on Sky Sports from the Phones 4 u Arena in Manchester, and the Bury star is targeting a unification clash with the newly-crowned IBF champion from Belfast after he does the business on Saturday night.

The 25 year old is hunting a hat-trick of stoppage wins in his fourth defence of the title, and believes that the time is right for him and Frampton to get in the ring and settle their brewing rivalry.

“I was pleased to see Carl win the title on Saturday and now it makes perfect sense for us to fight,” said Quigg. “I’ll fight him in Belfast, no problem – but 9,000 in Belfast versus 20,000 here in Manchester, it makes more sense here. But if they can find somewhere in Belfast with 20,000 then I can go there, I don’t care. It’s one of the biggest fights in British boxing alongside Amir Khan and Kell Brook – it’s that big, everyone has an opinion. We both think we can win so there’s no reason why we shouldn’t fight – and I know that I will come out with both belts.” Continue reading

Frampton defeats Martinez, captures IBF 122lb title

San Diego, CA -September 6, 2014–Carl Frampton won the IBF Super Bantamweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision over defending champion Kiko Martinez in front of over 16,000 fans at an outdoor stadium at the Titanic Quarter in Frampton’s hometown of Belfast, Northern Ireland.

The championship fight was seen live and exclusively in the United States on AWE- A Wealth of Entertainment

Frampton was very consistent and scored a knockdown in round five with a terrific counter. Frampton’s work caused a cut around the left eye of Martinez. Frampton was cut in round nine from a left hook from Martinez. Continue reading

Frampton & Martinez Fight for IBF Boxing Championship on a Worldwide Stage

Leading boxing television rights distributor and sports marketing firm Octapixx LIVE is pleased to announce that the September 6 IBF Super Bantamweight Championship match between Carl Frampton (18-0, 13 KO) and Kiko Martinez (31-4, 23 KO) will be accessible by television audiences all over the world, as Octapixx has licensed the telecast to broadcasters in North America, South America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Continue reading