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Carl Frampton hugs Leo Santa Cruz after their featherweight title boxing match in Las Vegas. Photograph: PA

Not everyone can leave Las Vegas a winner. Carl Frampton lost his WBA Featherweight title against Leo Santa Cruz by majority points decision, leaving (...)

Carl Frampton throws a left at Leo Santa Cruz during their WBC Super Featherweight title fight at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday. Photograph: Getty

Carl Frampton has called on Leo Santa Cruz to complete the trilogy with a final showdown in Belfast after losing his WBA featherweight title in Las V(...)

WBA featherweight champion Carl Frampton: his appeal has brought thousands of fans from Ireland and beyond to the Las Vegas strip.  William Cherry/Presseye/INPHO

Carl Frampton grew up in Tiger’s Bay dreaming of becoming a world champion, but it is debatable whether his wildest imagination captured him on a larg(...)

Barry McGuigan and Carl Frampton at a press conference ahead of the WBA Featherweight title re-match against Leo Santa Cruz. Photo: William Cherry/Inpho

Carl Frampton is convinced last July’s victory over Leo Santa Cruz ensures he holds the “psychological edge” in Saturday’s rematch in Las Vegas. The (...)

Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz meet again on Saturday night in Las Vegas. Photograph: William Cherry/Inpho

For starters, what’s going on? Carl Frampton’s WBA featherweight title rematch with Leo Santa Cruz is the main event this weekend. The two-weight wor(...)

World Featherweight champion Carl Frampton will fight Leo Santa Cruz in their rematch at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas on January 28th. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Carl Frampton has been named THE RING Magazine Fighter of the Year for 2016 after becoming a two-weight world champion. The Northern Irishman edged f(...)

Carl Frampton celebrates after his majority win over Leo Santa Cruz in New York. Photograph: Getty

Carl Frampton has announced he will defend his WBA world featherweight title in a rematch against former champion Leo Santa Cruz. The Belfast-born b(...)

Carl Frampton in action against Leo Santa Cruz. Photograph: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

It was one in almost 700. But for Carl Frampton it was a left hook that was one in a million. The most precious punch of his life came early on the J(...)

Carl Frampton in action against Leo Santa Cruz during their WBA featherweight championship bout at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Photograph: Anthony Geathers/Getty Images

Two-weight world champion Carl Frampton has vowed not to abandon Belfast for the United States after registering a victory that could help him become (...)

Carl Frampton at his training camp ahead of his WBA featherweight title fight against Mexican Leo Santa Cruz. Photograph: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

Barry McGuigan was on his toes in Church Street Gym. Familiar faces of the fight game milled around the basement sweatbox in Lower Manhattan. Anoth(...)

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