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Carl Frampton set to face Jamal Herring before the end of 2020

Carl Frampton confirms he will face WBO super-featherweight title holder Jamel Herring before the end of 2020 as Brit aims to become three-weight world champion

  • Frampton has previously held titles at super-bantam and super-featherweight
  • ‘Just got the news that I’ve wanted for a long time’, tweeted the Belfast boxer
  • Frampton has won his last two fights and beat Darren Traynor in August 
  • Jamal Herring has won his last six fights and hasn’t lost since August 2017 

Carl Frampton’s highly-anticipated fight against WBO super-featherweight title holder Jamel Herring will take place before the end of the year.

Frampton will get the chance to become a three-division world champion with his bout against the 34-year-old American.

‘I’ve just got the news that I’ve wanted for a long time. I will be fighting the champ @JamelHerring before the end of the year,’ the Belfast boxer wrote on Twitter.

Carl Frampton (right)will be aiming to become a three weight champion when fights Herring

Josh Warrington (left) inflicted Carl Frampton’s 2nd ever professional loss in December 2018

‘Thanks to MTK & WBO for making this happen. Time to become 3 weight champ.’

Herring, who defeated Jonathan Oquendo by disqualification in his last fight in September, has won 22 of his 24 professional bouts.

Frampton’s last fight saw him beat Scotsman Darren Traynor behind closed doors at the York Hall, Bethnal Green, in August.  

WBO super-featherweight  champion Jamal Herring (left) has won his last six fights

Herring, who defeated Jonathan Oquendo by disqualification in his last fight in September, has won 22 of his 24 professional bouts.

Frampton’s last fight saw him beat Scotsman Darren Traynor behind closed doors at the York Hall, Bethnal Green, in August.    

In his 30 fight career thus far, Frampton has won 28 bouts, scoring 16 KO’s, his last loss coming against Josh Warrington in December 2018.




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