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Thank you Mr Eastwood - you gave us hope in our darkest decade
# R.I.P.
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# R.I.P.

Thank you Mr Eastwood - you gave us hope in our darkest decade

Mar 10th 2020, 12:07 PM 5,416 Views 1 Comment

The boxing promoter who died last night was a genuine A-Lister in the ’80s. Mention the name Eastwood and people assumed you were talking about Barney not Clint.

Boxing promoter and bookmaker Barney Eastwood dies
# Thank You Mr Eastwood
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# Thank You Mr Eastwood

Boxing promoter and bookmaker Barney Eastwood dies

Mar 9th 2020, 6:43 PM 52,891 Views 17 Comments

The entrepreneur became a household name as the manager of world champion fighter Barry McGuigan – a relationship that ultimately ended in acrimony.

'The hunger strikes had begun just as Barry McGuigan started training for his professional debut'
# EXTRACT
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# EXTRACT

'The hunger strikes had begun just as Barry McGuigan started training for his professional debut'

Dec 25th 2019, 9:30 PM 16,881 Views 9 Comments

Donald McRae looks at the early days of the acclaimed Irish boxer and the background from which he came.

'Our hearts are broken': Barry McGuigan pays emotional tribute to daughter Danika
# RIP
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# RIP

'Our hearts are broken': Barry McGuigan pays emotional tribute to daughter Danika

Aug 2nd 2019, 9:43 PM 92,068 Views 26 Comments

The former boxing champion released a short statement on social media this evening.

Actress Danika McGuigan - daughter of former boxing champion Barry McGuigan -  dies aged 30
# RIP
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# RIP

Actress Danika McGuigan - daughter of former boxing champion Barry McGuigan - dies aged 30

Jul 24th 2019, 11:11 AM 114,447 Views 28 Comments

She was the daughter of former boxing champion Barry McGuigan.

Eusebio Pedroza, who fought Barry McGuigan on a famous Irish sporting night, dies aged 62
# RIP El Alacran
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# RIP El Alacran

Eusebio Pedroza, who fought Barry McGuigan on a famous Irish sporting night, dies aged 62

Mar 1st 2019, 5:53 PM 12,797 Views 8 Comments

The Panamanian boxing legend reigned for seven years before losing his world title to McGuigan at Loftus Road in 1985.

Carl Frampton to launch countersuit as solicitor confirms McGuigan will take legal action
# Statement
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# Statement

Carl Frampton to launch countersuit as solicitor confirms McGuigan will take legal action

Nov 26th 2017, 9:25 PM 47,121 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast Boxer has released a statement.

RTÉ apologises following Eamon Dunphy and Joe Brolly's criticism of Barry McGuigan
# Saying Sorry
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# Saying Sorry

RTÉ apologises following Eamon Dunphy and Joe Brolly's criticism of Barry McGuigan

Nov 24th 2017, 7:57 PM 59,971 Views 63 Comments

Des Cahill acknowledged a lot of people were unhappy with an episode of Ireland’s Greatest Sporting Moment that aired two weeks ago.

You'd be off the wall to miss last call for Carl Frampton, the world-beater from up the road
# Last Call
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# Last Call

You'd be off the wall to miss last call for Carl Frampton, the world-beater from up the road

Sep 16th 2017, 10:00 AM 23,249 Views 32 Comments

There were scoffs when Frampton was placed on Second Captains’ ‘Good Wall’ in 2015. He now belongs in the pantheon of Irish sporting greats.

Carl Frampton appoints new trainer after parting ways with Shane McGuigan
# New Beginnings
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# New Beginnings

Carl Frampton appoints new trainer after parting ways with Shane McGuigan

Sep 6th 2017, 2:55 PM 6,525 Views 1 Comment

Jamie Moore is a former European champion.

'My father went to the doctor with pains, nine weeks later he was gone'
# Blood Cancer
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# Blood Cancer

'My father went to the doctor with pains, nine weeks later he was gone'

Sep 5th 2017, 6:05 AM 61,861 Views 10 Comments

Barry McGuigan, who lost his dad to cancer, is fronting a new awareness campaign.

'They don't get much bigger': Rival promoters eye up Frampton after McGuigan split
# To Be Frank
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# To Be Frank

'They don't get much bigger': Rival promoters eye up Frampton after McGuigan split

Aug 22nd 2017, 8:21 AM 7,999 Views 3 Comments

Frank Warren and Matthew Macklin both want to work with the two-weight world champion.

Carl Frampton may be set to split from Barry McGuigan - reports
# Changes
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# Changes

Carl Frampton may be set to split from Barry McGuigan - reports

Aug 17th 2017, 8:24 AM 6,321 Views 6 Comments

The 30-year-old recently resigned as a director of Cyclone Promotions.

'Boxing is like a microscope looking into your heart, looking into your soul'
# On The Telly
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# On The Telly

'Boxing is like a microscope looking into your heart, looking into your soul'

May 17th 2017, 12:00 PM 3,667 Views 1 Comment

A three-part BBC documentary on Barry McGuigan and family starts tonight.

Carl Frampton loses world title in narrow Santa Cruz defeat - but trilogy beckons
# Boxing
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# Boxing

Carl Frampton loses world title in narrow Santa Cruz defeat - but trilogy beckons

Jan 29th 2017, 5:08 AM 21,290 Views 21 Comments

Both sides point towards another rematch after enthralling Vegas title fight.

There's only two Carl Framptons? Jackal has killer instinct to be Ireland's greatest boxer
# And Still?
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# And Still?

There's only two Carl Framptons? Jackal has killer instinct to be Ireland's greatest boxer

Jan 28th 2017, 11:21 AM 7,703 Views 14 Comments

Tonight’s WBA featherweight title rematch is not to be missed.

Night of the Jackal as Frampton wins WBA featherweight world title
# And The New...
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# And The New...

Night of the Jackal as Frampton wins WBA featherweight world title

Jul 31st 2016, 8:52 AM 49,786 Views 40 Comments

The Belfast boxer was brilliant in his defeat of Leo Santa Cruz in New York to remain undefeated.

'I wanted a big name. I want to prove myself' - Frampton ready for date with destiny
# Preview
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# Preview

'I wanted a big name. I want to prove myself' - Frampton ready for date with destiny

Jul 30th 2016, 8:00 AM 4,716 Views 16 Comments

On Friday lunchtime, amid the heat and hustle of the heart of Brooklyn, the boxer was coolness personified.

New York State of Mind: Frampton takes his shot at history on a career-defining night
# Start Spreading The News
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# Start Spreading The News

New York State of Mind: Frampton takes his shot at history on a career-defining night

Jul 29th 2016, 9:30 PM 19,107 Views 11 Comments

Belfast’s Jackal bids to bring home the featherweight belt his mentor Barry McGuigan held 30 years ago.

From North Belfast to NYC: Carl Frampton's long road to the top
# Glory Path
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# Glory Path

From North Belfast to NYC: Carl Frampton's long road to the top

Jul 29th 2016, 7:30 AM 3,259 Views 8 Comments

The Belfast boxer has won Irish amateur, Celtic, Commonwealth and world titles – but Saturday night is his biggest test to date.

Barry McGuigan tells Tyson Fury to 'grow up' after 'traitor' jibe
# Spat
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# Spat

Barry McGuigan tells Tyson Fury to 'grow up' after 'traitor' jibe

May 15th 2016, 1:52 PM 11,046 Views 7 Comments

A YouTube broadcast by the WBA and WBO heavyweight champion has led to accusations of homophobia, sexism and anti-Semitism.

The Frampton-Quigg row over the 'star' dressing room has definitively been resolved
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

The Frampton-Quigg row over the 'star' dressing room has definitively been resolved

Feb 27th 2016, 8:43 PM 8,073 Views 9 Comments

Barry McGuigan claimed at Friday’s weigh-in that, in truth, his fighter’s team “couldn’t give a toss” about it.

McGuigan slams 'bizarre' AIBA bid for pros at Olympics
# Baffled
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# Baffled

McGuigan slams 'bizarre' AIBA bid for pros at Olympics

Feb 26th 2016, 12:15 AM 2,372 Views 3 Comments

The former world champion couldn’t believe his ears when he heard Dr Wu Ching-kuo’s announcement.

Carl Frampton plays some Stevie Wonder to wind up Quigg in dressing room row
# Superstition
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# Superstition

Carl Frampton plays some Stevie Wonder to wind up Quigg in dressing room row

Feb 25th 2016, 3:41 PM 9,107 Views 15 Comments

The mind games continue ahead of Saturday’s world super-bantamweight title showdown.

Carl Frampton on 'improved' Scott Quigg and his relationship with 'hero' Barry McGuigan
# Interview
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# Interview

Carl Frampton on 'improved' Scott Quigg and his relationship with 'hero' Barry McGuigan

Feb 24th 2016, 10:01 PM 4,182 Views 4 Comments

The Belfast native also discussed training with fellow fighters David Haye and George Groves.

'I could have gone the other way' - Frampton on growing up in the shadows of the Troubles
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

'I could have gone the other way' - Frampton on growing up in the shadows of the Troubles

Feb 21st 2016, 8:00 AM 31,067 Views 26 Comments

The Belfast boxer recalls the decisions he faced as a youngster.

McGuigan reveals Haye comeback was a year in the making
# HAYE FEVER
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# HAYE FEVER

McGuigan reveals Haye comeback was a year in the making

Nov 24th 2015, 2:38 PM 8,092 Views 6 Comments

Trainer backs former champ to ‘do some damage’ in heavyweight division.

Carl Frampton v Scott Quigg in Manchester is officially happening
# Happy Days
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# Happy Days

Carl Frampton v Scott Quigg in Manchester is officially happening

Nov 2nd 2015, 6:04 PM 5,038 Views 9 Comments

The much-anticipated fight has been confirmed for 27 February.

The Irish rugby squad had some serious dinner guests at their hotel last night
# Rwc 15
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# Rwc 15

The Irish rugby squad had some serious dinner guests at their hotel last night

Oct 8th 2015, 8:39 AM 17,805 Views 18 Comments

Put your medals on the table.

McGuigan backs Cummings to follow Frampton's path to glory
# Fighting Talk
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# Fighting Talk

McGuigan backs Cummings to follow Frampton's path to glory

Oct 1st 2015, 12:30 AM 3,900 Views 1 Comment

The Tyrone prospect has some harsh words for rival Jason Quigley ahead of his first domestic duel.

Texas hold 'em: Carl Frampton ready for his first hand in high-stakes US game
# And Still...
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# And Still...

Texas hold 'em: Carl Frampton ready for his first hand in high-stakes US game

Jul 18th 2015, 8:00 AM 12,219 Views 7 Comments

Frampton hot favourite to defend his world super-bantamweight title in El Paso, Texas this evening.

'Carl Frampton is one of the best Irish fighters that there’s ever been'
# Interview
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# Interview

'Carl Frampton is one of the best Irish fighters that there’s ever been'

Jul 13th 2015, 12:05 AM 8,454 Views 10 Comments

The Belfast native fights Mexico’s Alejandro Gonzalez on 18 July.

Where could McGregor vs. Mendes rank among the greatest Irish fights of all time?
# Fighting Irish
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# Fighting Irish

Where could McGregor vs. Mendes rank among the greatest Irish fights of all time?

Jul 4th 2015, 7:15 AM 6,704 Views 26 Comments

McGregor headlines the UFC 189 in Las Vegas next weekend.

Carl Frampton is heading to Texas to fight a Mexican in the defence of his world title
# Stateside
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# Stateside

Carl Frampton is heading to Texas to fight a Mexican in the defence of his world title

Jun 9th 2015, 8:31 PM 3,989 Views 6 Comments

The fight will take place in July.

How Al Haymon can turn Carl Frampton into one of boxing's biggest names
# Looking Ahead
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# Looking Ahead

How Al Haymon can turn Carl Frampton into one of boxing's biggest names

May 30th 2015, 8:30 PM 6,749 Views 3 Comments

‘The Jackal’ hopes to secure a series of major fights on the back of this agreement.

The top 10 Irish sportspeople NOT on the Second Captains Good Wall
# Alternatives
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# Alternatives

The top 10 Irish sportspeople NOT on the Second Captains Good Wall

May 6th 2015, 8:44 PM 10,712 Views 47 Comments

The series ends tonight, so we decided to take a stab at picking the country’s greatest sportspeople.

Eddie Hearn just went on live TV and offered Carl Frampton £1.5m to fight Scott Quigg
# Backroom Deal
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# Backroom Deal

Eddie Hearn just went on live TV and offered Carl Frampton £1.5m to fight Scott Quigg

Apr 7th 2015, 2:23 PM 8,493 Views 14 Comments

“Fight can only take place as a co-promotion,” insists Frampton as he thumbs his nose at Hearn’s cheque.

'I want to see McGuigan’s face when I beat his fighter' - Quigg on potential Frampton fight
# Trolling
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# Trolling

'I want to see McGuigan’s face when I beat his fighter' - Quigg on potential Frampton fight

Mar 2nd 2015, 11:17 PM 5,815 Views 6 Comments

The Bury fighter was at ringside in Belfast on Saturday night.

Barry McGuigan: 'Greed' is the only obstacle to making a Frampton-Quigg superfight now
# The Jackal
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# The Jackal

Barry McGuigan: 'Greed' is the only obstacle to making a Frampton-Quigg superfight now

Mar 1st 2015, 10:03 AM 5,945 Views 13 Comments

Terrestrial TV showdown between the undefeated super-bantamweights would be this generation’s Eubank v Benn, says McGuigan.

Dominant Frampton defeats Avalos with fifth-round TKO to retain world title
# And Still...
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# And Still...

Dominant Frampton defeats Avalos with fifth-round TKO to retain world title

Feb 28th 2015, 11:45 PM 14,812 Views 37 Comments

The win represents the 20th consecutive victory of the Belfast native’s career.

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