Who’s subsequent for Jamel Herring after beating Carl Frampton?


Herring said he would be open to a unification with WBO champion Oscar Valdez Photo Credit: D4G Promotions
Herring mentioned he could be open to a unification with WBO champion Oscar Valdez. Photograph Credit score: D4G Promotions

Saturday night time, April 3, WBO tremendous featherweight world champion, Jamel Herring dispatched of former two-weight world champion Carl Frampton in spectacular style.

Regardless of struggling a reduce to his proper eyelid within the fourth spherical, which should’ve hampered his imaginative and prescient considerably, Herring felt the necessity to undergo the gears after the damage.

Herring regarded the stronger of the 2 all through the bout however managed to seat ‘The Jackal’ in spherical 5 earlier than a dominant spherical six for the American compelled the towel to be tossed into the ring placing a cease to the struggle, and Frampton’s profession.

The previous marine was, as at all times, respectful of his opponent after the struggle, “It was an emotional rollercoaster to get right here, folks doubted me,” mentioned Herring.

“Even with the reduce, I wasn’t going to stop. It’s powerful to see any veteran of the game exit like that, however I’m glad he acquired out on his personal two ft.”

The pair embraced following the fight Photo Credit: D4G Promotions
The pair embraced following the struggle Photograph Credit score: D4G Promotions

Through the press convention pre-fight Jamel confirmed he doesn’t have any plans to retire simply but and in his post-fight interview he expressed his want to face WBC champion, Oscar Valdez in a unification bout subsequent.

We discover the potential Oscar Valdez bout and the opposite choices out there to Herring shifting ahead:

Oscar Valdez

Oscar Valdez grew to become the WBC tremendous featherweight world champion in spectacular style when he overcame his fellow countryman, Miguel Berchelt in February.

Oscar Valdez celebrates his stunning victory over Miguel Berchelt in Las Vegas Photo Credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank via Getty Images
Oscar Valdez celebrates his beautiful victory over Miguel Berchelt in Las Vegas. Photograph Credit score: Mikey Williams/Prime Rank through Getty Pictures

Since his win in February, Valdez has discovered a goal situated on his again.

Herring made no secret he desires to face Valdez subsequent and with the pair each underneath the Prime Rank banner it shouldn’t be a tough struggle to make.

Herring would seemingly enter the bout as an underdog, as he’s the bottom ranked world champion in The Ring journal scores at tremendous featherweight, however not being the favorite wouldn’t faze him.

Shakur Stevenson

As at all times with world titles there comes mandatories, for Herring his necessary challenger is Shakur Stevenson.

If the pair had been to struggle they must put their friendship apart. Stevenson is of the idea that Herring would sooner vacate the title than struggle him, and the champion has 30 days to determine if he’ll defend his title.

Stevenson dominated Toka Kahn Clary in December Photo Credit: Mikey Williams/Top Rank via Getty Images
Stevenson dominated Toka Kahn Clary in December. Photograph Credit score: Mikey Williams/Prime Rank through Getty Pictures

Shakur has additionally been vocal in eager to face WBC holder, Oscar Valdez.

Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis

If it’s a unification bout Herring is looking for then ‘Tank’ have to be talked about nevertheless unrealistic struggle this can be.

Davis holds the WBA ‘tremendous’ world title, with the IBF title presently vacant. Gervonta is very rated within the sport and seemingly is the person to beat at 130lbs.

WBA 'Regular' titlist Gervonta Davis viciously knocked out Leo Santa Cruz in October Photo Credit: Sean Michael Ham/Mayweather Promotions
WBA ‘Common’ titlist Gervonta Davis viciously knocked out Leo Santa Cruz in October. Photograph Credit score: Sean Michael Ham/Mayweather Promotions

The promotional politics may stand in the way in which of this bout ever occurring however the lure of a unification might be tempting for the Mayweather Promotions man.

Jeremiah Nakathila

The hard-hitting Namibian is very ranked with the WBO and in line with Boxrec will probably be dealing with Shakur Stevenson for an interim world title in June.

Nakathila has claimed 21 victories in 22 skilled bouts with 17 stoppages. His solely loss has come when he fought outdoors of his house nation for the one time.

For the chance to face Herring you’ll think about he should defeat Stevenson for the struggle to come back to fruition.

Jeremiah Nakathila might be a shock contender to Herrings title. Photograph Credit score: Twitter @JNakathila
Archie Sharp

‘The Sharpshooter’ has been calling for the champion for a few years now and the Brit was sitting fairly ranked fourth with the WBO previous to Saturday night time’s struggle.

With Frampton’s retirement announcement this could see Sharp take Carl’s third place spot.

Archie has a formidable, undefeated report however has but to make the step as much as world stage and dealing with Herring now might be seen as an excessive amount of too quickly.

The 25-year-old nevertheless feels he’s prepared for a possibility at world glory as he can solely beat who’s put in entrance of him and beat all of them he has achieved.

With Queensberry and Prime Rank promotions having labored collectively repeatedly lately it could be a struggle simply arrange.

Archie 'Sharpshooter' Sharp. Credit: Business Insider
Archie ‘Sharpshooter’ Sharp. Credit score: Enterprise Insider


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