Barry McGuigan and Carl Frampton, who is unbeaten in 20 professional fights and stopped the American Chris Avalos to retain his IBF belt in March. Photograph: Inpho

World champion Carl Frampton will not be fighting Scott Quigg this summer, according to the former’s manager and promoter Barry McGuigan.It was hoped (...)

Carl Frampton wants possible July fight on ITV, Hearn wants it on Sky. Photo: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

No sooner had Eddie Hearn offered Carl Frampton £1.5m to defend his IBF world super-bantamweight title against Carl Quigg in Manchester on July 18th, (...)

 Jason Quigley will take on Lanny Dardar in Los Angeles on Friday night. Photograph: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images

Donegal’s Jason Quigley faces Lanny Dardar on Friday night in Los Angeles hoping to secure the fourth win of his professional career. The Quigley bout(...)

Carl Frampton of Northern Ireland celebrates after his victory over Chris Avalos of USA for the IBF Super Bantamweight World Title at Odyssey Arena on February 28th in Belfast. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

He unites the people of the North in a way politicians can only dream of.World champion boxer Carl ‘The Jackal’ Frampton is riding high after retainin(...)

 Carl Frampton throws a right at Chris Avalos during the  IBF super-bantamweight world title fight  at the Odyssey Arena on  in Belfast. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Carl Frampton retained his IBF super-bantamweight title with an impressive fifth-round stoppage of mandatory challenger Chris Avalos at a raucous Odys(...)

Carl Frampton at the weigh-in at the Europa Hotel for the fight with Chris Avalos. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Inpho

The Hitman was not happy with The Jackal – although it is tough to look convincing when you’re standing butt naked behind a towel in front of the oth(...)

Ulster will be desperarte to reach the Pro12 final as Kingspan, Belfast has been selected as the choosen host. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho

Ulster will host the first Guinness Pro12 ‘destination final’ as organisers opt to do away with the previous format of awarding the highest placed fin(...)

Andy Lee celebrates becoming WBO middleweight world champion after victory over Matt Korobov at the The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. Photograph: INPHO/Raymond Spencer

Following his concussive counter-right hook for a sixth round technical knock-out that crumbled the dreams of two-time world amateur champion Matt Kor(...)

Gordon D’Arcy above with assistant coach Les Kiss, looks set to start for Ireland against Australia. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • November 20, 2014, 09:15

As Ireland look forward to their final game of the Autumn series and their final game of the international rugby calendar year against Australia on(...)

  New IBF super-bantamweight world champion Carl Frampton has had his challenge accepted by Scott Quigg. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Scott Quigg has responded to new IBF super-bantamweight champion Carl Frampton’s challenge by insisting he would relish the chance to settle their riv(...)