RING junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux will make his next defense of his title against Hisashi Amagasa on Dec. 31 in Osaka, Japan.
Talented British junior featherweight contender Kid Galahad had everything his own way during an easy unanimous decision win over the unbeaten, but undistinguished, Brazilian southpaw Adeilson Dos Santos on Saturday in Sheffield, England.
Kid Galahad, who will meet Adeilson Dos Santos on Saturday, seeks to make a statement and up his profile. The unbeaten 122-pound contender believes he’s more talented than fellow UK standouts Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg and wants to prove it in the ring.
Fans share their thoughts on Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s unanimous decision over Marcos Maidana, his place among the modern greats, the officiating and scoring of the rematch, Scott Quigg’s potential showdown with Carl Frampton, and mythical matchups in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
RingTV.com caught up with Leo Santa Cruz ahead of the WBC 122-pound beltholder’s title defense against Manuel Roman on the undercard of Saturday’s Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Marcos Maidana rematch. Santa Cruz shared his thoughts on Roman, the hot junior featherweight division and his future plans.
Unbeaten junior featherweight standout Scott Quigg will face former world title challenger, and late replacement, Stephan Jamoye on Saturday in Manchester. Victory, which is expected, could lead to a big-money bout against newly crowned IBF titleholder Carl Frampton in 2015.
Carl Frampton could go on to become the greatest Irish boxer of all time, according to the promoter Barry McGuigan, after the young Ulsterman claimed his first world title against the relentless, teak-tough Spaniard Kiko Martínez on Belfast’s Titanic Causeway on Saturday.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn who’s next on junior featherweight contender Scott Quigg’s hit list.
Fans from around the globe share their thoughts on Roman Gonzalez’s RING flyweight title-winning stoppage of Akira Yaegashi, Juan Estrada’s dominant TKO of Giovani Segura, Carl Frampton’s IBF 122-pound title winning decision over Kiko Martinez, mythical matchups, and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Carl Frampton claimed the IBF junior featherweight title from Kiko Martinez in front of a partisan home crowd on Saturday in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The victory sets up anticipated matches against Scott Quigg, WBC beltholder Leo Santa Cruz and RING champ Guillermo Rigondeaux.
Carl Frampton lived up to much of his promise and popularity by outclassing Kiko Martinez en route to a unanimous decision victory in front of 16,000 hometown fans on Saturday in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Frampton earned the IBF 122-pound title with the rematch win.
Carl Frampton outboxed former foe Kiko Martinez en route to a unanimous decision victory in front of 16,000 hometown fans in Belfast, Northern Ireland on Saturday. Frampton, who won by scores of 119-108 (twice) and 118-111, earned the IBF junior featherweight title with his classy performance.
Shane McGuigan, trainer of Carl Frampton, is taking no chances in what he predicts will be a ‘very, very tough fight’ against Kiko Martinez in Belfast today. He enlisted the help of a bio-scientist to help the undefeated Irish star prepare for the rematch.
A confident Carl Frampton enters his anticipated rematch with IBF 122-pound titleholder Kiko Martinez on Saturday in his native Belfast. Frampton, who won their first bout by ninth-round TKO, believes he deserves to be the odds favorite and is destined to face RING champ Guillermo Rigondeaux and UK rival Scott Quigg.
Carl Frampton has already been crowned British, Commonwealth and European junior featherweight champion after 18 contests. Next Saturday, the 28-year-old Northern Ireland native goes for his first world title against familiar foe Kiko Martinez.
Having lost their first meeting last year, IBF junior featherweight titlist Kiko Martinez wants to prove he’s the better fighter over Carl Frampton on Sept. 6.