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.… Read Article
Two title bouts will kick off a championship day as co-feature bouts to the highly anticipated rematch between IBF Super Bantamweight champion Kiko Martinez (31-4, 23 KO’s) taking on undefeated Carl Frampton (18-0, 13 KO’s).… Read Article
World title challenger Carl Frampton has vowed ‘the best is yet to come’ ahead of his date with destiny this weekend.
The Irish sensation takes on Kiko Martinez for his IBF super-bantamweight world title on Saturday night, in a 16,000 capacity arena in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter.
The bout, live and exclusive on BoxNation, will see the unbeaten 27-year-old make his first bid for a world title as he faces the tough Spaniard Martinez, an opponent … Read Article
San Diego, CA -September 4, 2014 -On February 9, 2013, Carl Frampton (18-0, 13 KO’s) scored a 9th round stoppage over Kiko Martinez (31-4, 23 KO’s) in a bout for the European and IBF Intercontinental Super Bantamweight titles.
But It was Martinez who went on to capture the IBF World championship when he stopped Jonathan Romero just six months later.
Frampton and Martinez will meet again on Saturday but this time the stakes have been … Read Article
There is not an opinion in the world of boxing I value more than that of Barry McGuigan. I feel that’s an opinion shared by most, if not all boxing fans the world over. And, when it comes to Carl Frampton the legendary Clones Cyclone is convinced.
Of course McGuigan is entrenched in the Frampton camp, with managerial and promotional responsibilities, alongside his mentoring capacity. So, it would be easy, or lazy, to deduce that … Read Article
By Michael Collins: Eddie Hearn of Mathroom Sport is positioning his fighter EBU super bantamweight champion Carl Frampton (16-0, 11 KO’s) towards the vacant IBF and WBC 122 pound titles, and away from the WBA and WBO champions Guillermo Rigondeaux and Nonito Donaire following Frampton’s 9th round TKO win over former EBU super bantamweight champion Kiko Martinez last Saturday night in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Quigg, the interim WBA super bantamweight champion, was at the fight … Read Article
By Jeff Sorby: After a shaky start in the first three rounds tonight, Carl Frampton (16-0, 11 KO’s) came on strong to dominate and stop EBU super bantamweight champion Kiko Martinez (27-4, 19 KO’s) by a 9th round TKO at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Martinez ran into a right hand from Frampton in the 9th that put him down. The fight was then halted after Martinez got back to his feet … Read Article
CARL FRAMPTON looks set to snatch the European super bantamweight title away from Kiko Martinez on Saturday night, according to the betting on Betfair. The fight had been made on two previous occasions, only for Martinez to pull out through injury both times. And now Frampton finally heads into battle the big odds-on favourite to win at 1-5.
Reigning 118lb champ Martinez has been spouting off ahead of the fight and predicting a stoppage win … Read Article