Frampton retains title

first_imgThe Belfast boxer was knocked down twice by his opponent, Alejandro Gonzalez Junior, in the opening round.But he recovered well to control the remainder of the bout.Scott Quigg could be Frampton’s next fight – he overcame Kiko Martinez last night to retain his WBA ‘regular’ super-bantamweight belt.last_img

Final major of 2017 tees off

first_imgShane Lowry is the first of the Irish players out on course, the former US Open runner-up tees off at 12.25.Padraig Harrington is out for his first-round at 1.45.Ulster duo McIlroy and Graeme McDowell are among the evening starters, McIlroy hits his first shot at 6.35 with McDowell on course at 7. Photo © – Tipp FM Quail Hollow plays host to the US PGA Championship for the first time.Rory McIlroy holds the course record at the North Carolina venue.It was also the scene of McIlroy’s first win on the PGA Tour in 2010 and the world number-four says it’s a place that suits his gamelast_img read more