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#Barry McGuigan

# barry-mcguigan - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

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 5,392 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.

# barry-mcguigan - Monday 9 March, 2020

Boxing promoter and bookmaker Barney Eastwood dies
# Thank You Mr Eastwood
From The42
# Thank You Mr Eastwood

Boxing promoter and bookmaker Barney Eastwood dies

Mar 9th 2020, 6:43 PM 52,889 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.

# barry-mcguigan - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

'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 16,879 Views 9 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Friday 2 August, 2019

'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 92,066 Views 26 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 24th 2019, 11:11 AM 114,446 Views 28 Comments

She was the daughter of former boxing champion Barry McGuigan.

# barry-mcguigan - Friday 1 March, 2019

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 12,791 Views 8 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Carl Frampton to launch countersuit as solicitor confirms McGuigan will take legal action
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

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

Nov 26th 2017, 9:25 PM 47,119 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast Boxer has released a statement.

# barry-mcguigan - Friday 24 November, 2017

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 59,966 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.

# barry-mcguigan - Saturday 16 September, 2017

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 23,246 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.

# barry-mcguigan - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Carl Frampton appoints new trainer after parting ways with Shane McGuigan
# New Beginnings
From The42
# New Beginnings

Carl Frampton appoints new trainer after parting ways with Shane McGuigan

Sep 6th 2017, 2:55 PM 6,521 Views 1 Comment

Jamie Moore is a former European champion.

# barry-mcguigan - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

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

# barry-mcguigan - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

'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 7,996 Views 3 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Thursday 17 August, 2017

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 6,320 Views 6 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

'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 3,665 Views 1 Comment

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

# barry-mcguigan - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Carl Frampton loses world title in narrow Santa Cruz defeat - but trilogy beckons
# Boxing
From The42
# Boxing

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

Jan 29th 2017, 5:08 AM 21,288 Views 21 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Saturday 28 January, 2017

There's only two Carl Framptons? Jackal has killer instinct to be Ireland's greatest boxer
# And Still?
From The42
# And Still?

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

Jan 28th 2017, 11:21 AM 7,702 Views 14 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Sunday 31 July, 2016

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 49,781 Views 40 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Saturday 30 July, 2016

'I wanted a big name. I want to prove myself' - Frampton ready for date with destiny
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

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

Jul 30th 2016, 8:00 AM 4,715 Views 16 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Friday 29 July, 2016

New York State of Mind: Frampton takes his shot at history on a career-defining night
# Start Spreading The News
From The42
# 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 19,106 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 3,258 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 - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Barry McGuigan tells Tyson Fury to 'grow up' after 'traitor' jibe
# Spat
From The42
# Spat

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

May 15th 2016, 1:52 PM 11,039 Views 7 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Saturday 27 February, 2016

The Frampton-Quigg row over the 'star' dressing room has definitively been resolved
# Mind Games
From The42
# Mind Games

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

Feb 27th 2016, 8:43 PM 8,072 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.

# barry-mcguigan - Friday 26 February, 2016

McGuigan slams 'bizarre' AIBA bid for pros at Olympics
# Baffled
From The42
# Baffled

McGuigan slams 'bizarre' AIBA bid for pros at Olympics

Feb 26th 2016, 12:15 AM 2,370 Views 3 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Carl Frampton plays some Stevie Wonder to wind up Quigg in dressing room row
# Superstition
From The42
# Superstition

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

Feb 25th 2016, 3:41 PM 9,105 Views 15 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Carl Frampton on 'improved' Scott Quigg and his relationship with 'hero' Barry McGuigan
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

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

Feb 24th 2016, 10:01 PM 4,179 Views 4 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Sunday 21 February, 2016

'I could have gone the other way' - Frampton on growing up in the shadows of the Troubles
# Looking Back
From The42
# 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 31,058 Views 26 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

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 8,090 Views 6 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Monday 2 November, 2015

Carl Frampton v Scott Quigg in Manchester is officially happening
# Happy Days
From The42
# Happy Days

Carl Frampton v Scott Quigg in Manchester is officially happening

Nov 2nd 2015, 6:04 PM 5,035 Views 9 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Thursday 8 October, 2015

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 17,802 Views 18 Comments

Put your medals on the table.

# barry-mcguigan - Thursday 1 October, 2015

McGuigan backs Cummings to follow Frampton's path to glory
# Fighting Talk
From The42
# Fighting Talk

McGuigan backs Cummings to follow Frampton's path to glory

Oct 1st 2015, 12:30 AM 3,897 Views 1 Comment

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

# barry-mcguigan - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Texas hold 'em: Carl Frampton ready for his first hand in high-stakes US game
# And Still...
From The42
# And Still...

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

Jul 18th 2015, 8:00 AM 12,217 Views 7 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Monday 13 July, 2015

'Carl Frampton is one of the best Irish fighters that there’s ever been'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

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

Jul 13th 2015, 12:05 AM 8,452 Views 10 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Where could McGregor vs. Mendes rank among the greatest Irish fights of all time?
# Fighting Irish
From The42
# Fighting Irish

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

Jul 4th 2015, 7:15 AM 6,698 Views 26 Comments

McGregor headlines the UFC 189 in Las Vegas next weekend.

# barry-mcguigan - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Carl Frampton is heading to Texas to fight a Mexican in the defence of his world title
# Stateside
From The42
# Stateside

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

Jun 9th 2015, 8:31 PM 3,988 Views 6 Comments

The fight will take place in July.

# barry-mcguigan - Saturday 30 May, 2015

How Al Haymon can turn Carl Frampton into one of boxing's biggest names
# Looking Ahead
From The42
# Looking Ahead

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

May 30th 2015, 8:30 PM 6,748 Views 3 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

The top 10 Irish sportspeople NOT on the Second Captains Good Wall
# Alternatives
From The42
# Alternatives

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

May 6th 2015, 8:44 PM 10,708 Views 47 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Eddie Hearn just went on live TV and offered Carl Frampton £1.5m to fight Scott Quigg
# Backroom Deal
From The42
# 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 8,491 Views 14 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Monday 2 March, 2015

'I want to see McGuigan’s face when I beat his fighter' - Quigg on potential Frampton fight
# Trolling
From The42
# Trolling

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

Mar 2nd 2015, 11:17 PM 5,814 Views 6 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Barry McGuigan: 'Greed' is the only obstacle to making a Frampton-Quigg superfight now
# The Jackal
From The42
# The Jackal

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

Mar 1st 2015, 10:03 AM 5,942 Views 13 Comments

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

# barry-mcguigan - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Dominant Frampton defeats Avalos with fifth-round TKO to retain world title
# And Still...
From The42
# And Still...

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

Feb 28th 2015, 11:45 PM 14,809 Views 37 Comments

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

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