Leo Santa Cruz’s shadow hung over the formal launch for Carl Frampton’s ring return yesterday, but it would be wrong to suggest that the Belfast ‘Jackal’ has a one-track mind in terms of his fighting future.
Thu, 15 Jun, 2017
To say Leo Santa Cruz was comfortable in Belfast yesterday may be misleading, but the Mexican former three-weight world champion was certainly taking comfort from personal events away from the hype that goes with prize-fighting.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2016
Mon, 01 Aug, 2016
New York may have been sweltering in the high summer heat, but boxer Carl Frampton strode the streets yesterday as the very definition of cool. Just 72 hours out from the biggest night of his life, the Jackal was calm, collected and ready to pounce.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
Tue, 23 Feb, 2016
While May 2 heralded the end of boxing’s most notorious cold war inside the ring, it was the coming together of two prominent power brokers outside it which ultimately made the fight a reality.
Fri, 17 Jul, 2015
The IBF super-bantamweight champion successfully defended his world title on Saturday night, stopping 25-year-old Californian challenger Chris Avalos (25-3) in the fifth round to extend his undefeated record to 20-0 (14 knockouts).
Mon, 02 Mar, 2015