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Frampton predicting an explosive performance on his field of dreams

WHEN he looks back on his career in later years, Carl Frampton insists tomorrow night’s Windsor Park showdown with Luke Jackson will be at the forefront of his mind (approx. 9.45pm, live on BT Sport). At today’s weigh-in at the Europa Hotel, Frampton scaled 126lbs having stripped completely and Jackson 114.12lbs ahead of their interim […]

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Barnes confident he has the tools to take Rosales’ crown

PADDY Barnes will not rise to Cristofer Rosales’ bait when he challenges for the Nicaraguan’s WBC flyweight title tomorrow night at Windsor Park (first fight on the live BT Sport broadcast at 7.45pm). ‘The Leprechaun’ made the flyweight limit of 115lbs without fuss at today’s weigh-in at the Europa Hotel, while Rosales was slightly lighter […]

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Impending arrival brings Conlan home

MICHAEL Conlan confirmed the impending birth of his second child is the main reason behind his decision to return to this side of the Atlantic to continue his boxing career under Adam Booth. Conlan spent the first year of his professional career in Los Angeles, training under Manny Robles at The Rock Gym, but after […]

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Cultúrlann sale shock: Stormont bears ‘lot of blame’

THE GENERAL Manager of Springfield Charitable Association (SCA) says there is “a lot of blame” to be laid at the door of Stormont over the sale of the Cultúrlann. Having been in negotiations with the Falls Road Irish language hub for close to two years over its sale, Terry McNeill told the Andersonstown News that […]

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Conlan and Ancajas on weight ahead of world title showdown

JAMIE Conlan and IBF super-flyweight champion, Jerwin Ancajas weighed-in at the 115lb limit ahead of tomorrow’s SSE showdown for the Filipino’s world title. Conlan goes into the bout as a heavy underdog according to the bookmakers, but that means nothing to ‘The Mexican’ who believes he is ready to deliver a career-best performance against the […]

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‘Mexican Slayer’ Frampton predicts career-best performance

CARL Frampton has described himself as the ‘Mexican slayer’ and intends to overcome the challenge of yet another Aztec warrior at the SSE Arena tomorrow night when he takes on Horacio Garcia in his first fight since the defeat to Leo Santa Cruz back in January. Frampton has faced five previous Mexican opponents, defeating them […]

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