After an early scare, Belfast’s Carl Frampton took control against Alejandro González in the IBF Super Bantamweight world title fight in El Paso, Texas. Photograph: Jorge Salgado/Inpho/Presseye

It is with plenty of justification that El Paso sells itself as America’s Sun City. The warm clear light of yesterday morning in west Texas will have(...)

Anthony Crolla’s (L) comeback fight against Darleys Perez was called a draw while Scott Quigg knocked out Kiko Martinez inside two rounds in Manchester on Saturday night. Photograph: PA

Anthony Crolla was frustrated by the judges as his WBA world lightweight title fight against Darleys Perez was ruled a draw. Stablemate Scott Quigg re(...)

Carl Frampton recovered from two first round knockdowns to gain a unanimous decision against Gonzalez Jr in El Paso and retain his IBF world title. Photograph: Inpho

Northern Ireland’s Carl Frampton survived an early wobble to retain his IBF world super-bantamweight title with a unanimous decision victory over Alej(...)

 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(...)

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(...)

  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(...)

Carl Frampton of Northern Ireland knocks down Kiko Martinez of Spain during their IBF super-bantamweight world title bout. Photograph  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

It is one thing to win a world title, but another to take a city with you. Late on a cool Saturday night at the outdoor event in the Titanic Quarter,(...)

Kiko Martinez and Carl Frampton stare each other down during today’s weigh-in ahead of Saturday’s IBF super-bantamweight title fight. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho

Belfast has always seemed to possess a grim sense of humour. That Carl Frampton’s second meeting with Kiko Martinez takes place on the slipway of the (...)

Karl Frampton in Belfast. “I know I’m a smarter fighter, if I listen carefully and execute our game plan, I have full confidence that I will win this fight.” Photo: Russell Pritchard/Presseye/Inpho

Super-bantamweight world title challenger Carl Frampton sits in a chic Chelsea coffee shop sipping green tea. On September 6th he will fight Kiko Mart(...)