Jamel Herring vs Carl Frampton: Fight Analysis and Prediction

Published 03/30/2021, 11:00 PM EDT


Jamel Herring and Carl Frampton will headline the main event this Saturday. The pair will contend against each other for Herring’s WBO super-featherweight title. Both the fighters are ecstatic to take each other on and make this event one of the best for 2021.

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This will be the champ’s third major title defense against a worthy contender who presents a rugged challenge.

Frampton, a former featherweight champ, will take up the ring space for the first time towards a title shot at 130-pounds. His last fight was against Darren Traynor, whom he knocked out in round 7 of the fight.

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Frampton is an extremely skilled pugilist who has several weapons in his arsenal. Over the course of his prolonged boxing stint, ‘The Jackal’ has shown what he’s capable of pulling off.

With an eye-catchy track record of 28-2, he looks to make his 29th professional win over the champ, Herring.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 05: In this handout image provided by Top Rank, Jamel Herring celebrates defeating Jonathan Oquendo during a Jr. Lightweight WBO World Title bout at MGM Grand Conference Center Grand Ballroom on September 05, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank via Getty Images)

On the flip side, ‘Semper Fi’ has risen to the peak in no time. He won the WBO belt in 2019 and ever since then, he’s defended the same twice successfully.

With a pro-boxing record of 22-2, Herring has proved his mettle numerous times. But against Frampton, he will have to dig in deep to end up on the winning vertical.

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Jamel Herring vs Carl Frampton – Fight Analysis

Frampton walks into this fight as an abrupt favorite because he edges over the latter slightly in terms of the number of fights taken. Moreover, he presents a knockout power which is more sturdy than that of Herring, who predominantly enjoys taking his fight to the judges.

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Herring has fast hands and if he employs his power with the same, needless to say, he might floor Frampton with one hit.

‘The Jackal’ likes fighting in bursts and in this fight, he will look to do the same, alongside displaying a slick defense.

The bout promises to be an absolute blinder. It has all the ingredients to stay true to its hype and fan expectations. Moreover, the best man among the two on fight night will leave the ring with the WBO belt.

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Prediction – Carl Frampton wins via unanimous decision. 

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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