Jamel Herring retains WBO super-featherweight title with R6 TKO, retires Carl Frampton

Jamel Herring of the USA celebrates victory during the WBO World Super Featherweight Title Fight between Jamel Herring and Carl Frampton at The...

Jamel Herring utilised his height and reach advantages brilliantly, easing past Carl Frampton to ruthlessly end the Irishman’s three-division champion attempt with a sixth-round TKO win in Dubai – retaining his WBO super-featherweight title before revealing his willingness to move up in weight, while also calling out WBC title-holder Oscar Valdez for a possible bout later this year.
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Step up: Carl Frampton targeting history vs. Jamel Herring this weekend

Carl Frampton (28-2, 16 KOs) weighed 129.9 pounds, as half of his attempt to become Ireland’s first-ever three-division champion is done. The other half will be on Saturday night in the ring against WBO title-holder Jamel Herring (22-2, 10 KOs), who makes the third defence of his belt. Continue reading