WBO number five ranked featherweight Luke "Action" Jackson 16-0 (7) has hit back at claims from WBO interim champion Carl "The Jackal" Frampton 25-1 (14) that any Australian with a modicum of talent could represent the former British colony at the Olympic Games. By Anthony Cocks
Back when I was a young buck, when a boxer hit 30 he was on the back nine of his career. The greatest example of this is when two of the greatest fighters in history, Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier met for the second time in 1974. By John J. Raspanti
A loss in any sport is difficult. But in boxing, the ultimate individual competition, losing can be magnified. In the ring, it’s just you and the other guy. All your team can do is provide support and console. The loss is on you. By John J. Raspanti
Three minutes into his fight with heavy underdog Alejandro Gonzalez Jr. last year, world champion Carl “The Jackal” Frampton found himself on the canvas for the second time. Most everyone at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas was stunned.
Frampton most of all.
By John J. Raspanti