HomeBoxingJamel Herring vs Carl Frampton – Outcomes & Submit-Struggle Report
Jamel Herring vs Carl Frampton – Outcomes & Submit-Struggle Report
April 4, 2021
Carl Frampton dared to be nice, however the Belfast man got here up quick in his try to grow to be Eire’s first three-weight world champion, as Jamel Herring scored an emphatic sixth spherical win in Dubai to retain his WBO Tremendous Featherweight title on Saturday.
Frampton (28-3, 16 KOs) had beforehand reigned as world champion at Tremendous Bantamweight and Featherweight, whereas Herring (23-2, 11 KOs) was making a 3rd defence of a title that he gained in Could 2019 with a unanimous choice win in opposition to Masayuki Ito.
Each males have been in very good form, and it was an understandably cagey begin from the pair, nevertheless it warmed up in the direction of the tip of the opening body, with Herring catching Frampton off steadiness together with his southpaw stance.
Frampton was making an attempt to inch his means into vary within the second, however was struggling to get contained in the champion’s lengthy levers, though his head motion was dodging Herring’s greatest work.
The third noticed a straight left land from Herring, and he was proving a tricky puzzle for ‘The Jackal’ to resolve, however the 34-year-old did land with a quick proper hand in the direction of the tip of the body.
Frampton produced his greatest work up to now in spherical 4, touchdown with a well-timed left and in addition inflicting a nasty lower on the left eyelid of Herring.
The harm inspired Frampton, who had a spring in his step within the fifth, however the American was nonetheless boxing nicely off the again foot, and he roared again to drop Frampton with a straight left hand.
It was a flash knockdown, nevertheless it gave ‘Semper Fi’ the increase he wanted, and a spherical later it was curtains for the Frampton dream, as a crushing left uppercut folded the challenger to the canvas, the place he barely beat the depend.
‘The Jackal’ was on unsteady legs and in determined bother, and after a sustained Herring assault, Frampton’s nook had seen sufficient, and the towel was thrown in.
It capped one other spectacular win within the Indian Summer time of Herring’s profession, whereas Frampton introduced his retirement in his post-fight interview within the ring.
“I wished nothing greater than to dedicate this struggle to Billy McKee, my previous newbie coach (who handed away in February), nevertheless it wasn’t to be,” mentioned an emotional Frampton post-fight.
Sure, this most likely the most important victory of my profession, however i simply need for everybody to hope and present love for @RealCFrampton. I’ll all the time be a fan, and he’s a real gentleman. God bless you, my man. Please make it residence safely to your lovely household.
“I mentioned I’d retire if I misplaced this struggle, and that’s precisely what I’m going to do.
“I bought overwhelmed by the higher man tonight. I used to be coming to win and I simply bought overwhelmed by the higher man.
“It was an emotional rollercoaster to get right here, folks doubted me,” mentioned Herring.
“Even with the lower, I wasn’t going to stop. It’s powerful to see any veteran of the game exit like that, however I’m glad he bought out on his personal two ft.”
Herring mentioned he can be open to a unification conflict with Oscar Valdez who spectacularly knocked out Miguel Berchelt to grow to be WBO champion in February, while Shakur Stevenson is the obligatory challenger.
The undercard was shorn of one among its greatest matches, as Zhankov Turarov withdrew from his WBO Intercontinental Tremendous Light-weight title struggle with Tyrone McKenna on the day of the bout.
Heading the undercard was one of many main lights of the lighter weights in Donnie Nietes, and the 4 weight world champion returned to motion after over two years out with a snug win on the scorecards in opposition to Colombia’s Pablo Carrillo (25-8-1, 16 KOs).
Nietes (43-1-5, 23 KOs) picked up the vacant WBO Worldwide Tremendous Flyweight title together with his win, and scores of 99-91 and 98-92 mirrored his general generalship all through the competition.
The third rating of 96-95 within the Filipino’s favour was nearer than the motion urged.
Kulakhmet blasts out Rondon
Tursynbay Kulakhmet (3-0, 2 KOs) opened the present, and the promising Kazakh defended his WBC Worldwide Tremendous Welterweight title, needing simply over a minute to flatten Heber Rondon, who was unbeaten in 20 going into the competition.
A heavy proper hand floored Rondon (20-1, 13 KOs), and the referee gave the Venezuelan loads of time to beat the depend.
That was to Rondon’s detriment, and he determined fatally to struggle hearth with hearth on the resumption, and an enormous counter proper wiped the challenger out with no depend required.
Davis impresses once more
Precocious American expertise Keyshawn Davis impressed, as he pressured Richman Ashelley to retire on the finish of the fifth of their six rounder.
The 2 exchanged barbs on the weigh-in, however Ashelley (10-2, 9 KOs) was no match for the 2019 World Championship silver medalist, who impressively went by the gears.
Davis (2-0, 2 KOs) caught Ashelley with a left hand that wobbled the Ghanaian on the finish of the fifth and the underdog’s nook had seen sufficient on the finish of the body.
At Tremendous Featherweight, Dubai’s Fahad Al Bloushi (4-1, 1 KO) took a 4 spherical factors win over India’s powerful Suraj (2-2, 1 KO). No scores have been introduced, however the residence fighter took a unanimous win.
At Welterweight, 19-year-old, Faizan Anwar (6-0, 4 KOs) prolonged his unbeaten file with a unanimous choice victory over Evgenii Vazem (9-14, 4 KOs).