Herring Frampton Carl Frampton battles Jamel Herring for the WBO super-featherweight title with the Irishman battling to create history and snag a world title in a third weight class.The American is one of the most highly-rated fighters at 130 pounds and will hold physical advantages over Frampton with greater height and reach, but Frampton maintains his “distance control, timing and speed of hand and foot” will make up for that to give him the edge here.
While the fighter who has handled the inconvenience of this fight being delayed will also hold an edge. Both fighters were due to meet last summer only for Covid-19 to postpone the event, but Frampton believes destiny awaits, having captured super-bantamweight and featherweight world titles in a glittering career.This fight means everything to Frampton, who has vowed to retire if it does not go his way, admitting he is “not prepared to go round the houses and get myself into a position to fight for another world title.”
Jamel Herring vs. Carl Frampton fight date, start time
Date: Saturday, April 3
Time: 4 p.m. ET
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The Herring vs. Frampton main card will begin at 4 p.m. Herring and Frampton are expected to enter the ring at around 5:15 p.m. ET, depending on how long the rest of the card takes.
Two of the best fighters at 130 pounds lock horns on Saturday as Jamel Herring defends the WBO junior lightweight title against former two-division world champion Carl Frampton from Caesars Bluewaters in Dubai.
Jamel Herring vs Carl Frampton Live: How to Watch, Stream, Time, Odds, bio, Full Card
“This is a fight that’s been in the works for a very long time, and I expect both Jamel and Carl to be at their best,” Top Rank chairman Bob Arum said in a press release.
The bout had been set to occur in Frampton’s home country of Ireland last summer. COVID-19 had just started rearing its ugly head and forced the fight to be postponed.