Jamel Herring retained his WBO tremendous featherweight title after stopping Carl Frampton within the sixth spherical of their combat in Dubai on Saturday.
Herring (23-2, 11 KOs) produced an excellent efficiency as he squared off with Frampton (28-3, 16 KOs) at Caesars Bluewaters Dubai, dropping Frampton in spherical 5 and 6, earlier than Frampton’s nook threw within the towel.
A counter left put the Irish star down within the fifth, earlier than a giant uppercut had him down once more within the following spherical. Herring then battered Frampton with punches till the towel got here in.
The victory opened up loads of prospects for Herring for the long run, with unification fights now firmly within the army veteran’s thoughts.
Herring mentioned: “It’s been a stunning day trip right here in Dubai. The folks have been so welcoming. I needed to do extra however needed to care for enterprise, however I will likely be again quickly.
“It was an emotional rollercoaster to get right here. My final outing wasn’t the most effective, however I wasn’t going to stop. Carl Frampton is an amazing champion and I’ve been a fan since day one.
“He’s one in every of my favorite fighters. He’s a two-division world champion and has performed nice for the game of boxing. It was an honour to share the ring with him, and I hope he will get dwelling protected to his household.
“It was an awesome evening for me, and now I need one other title. To any of the opposite champions on the market, if you would like the combat then we will make it occur.”