Josh Warrington Wishes Carl Frampton Luck for the Jamel Herring Fight

Published 03/31/2021, 8:00 AM EDT
BERLIN, GERMANY – FEBRUARY 21: Josh Warrington of Great Britain in action during the feather weight fight at o2 World on February 21, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)


Jamel Herring and Carl Frampton will headline the main event on Saturday night. For a long time, fans awaited this contest to take place as it has the audacity to shape up the stacked super-featherweight division. Also, this will be the first title fight for the ex-featherweight champ, Carl Frampton, at this weight class.

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This battle was bound to garner attention from fans and fighters surrounding the world. Recently, the featherweight stalwart Josh Warrington asserted why he’s rooting for Frampton in this fight.

Speaking to iFL TV, he said, “Most definitely. One because of the fighter he is and two because of the money is and three, it will be fantastic for the British boxing if he can go on and become a three-weight world champion.”

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Carl Frampton and Josh Warrington battled each other out in 2018 for the IBF featherweight title. The pair engaged in a fierce tussle and put on a clinical show for the fans. Though Warrington ended up on the winning vertical in this clash, he still hasn’t lost respect for his fellow opponent, Frampton.

In the above interview, the ‘Leeds Warrior’ added that Carl Frampton will have to dig in real deep to defeat Herring in this fight. But he also believes that the ‘Jackal’ has vast weapons in his arsenal to dictate the pace of the fight and subsequently end up winning it.

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Can Carl Frampton upset Jamel Herring on Saturday night?

Moving into this fight, the Brit has extensive experience backing him. With a pro-boxing resume of 28-2, Frampton is eager to capture ‘Semper Fi’s WBO belt to cement his reign as a new champ at the super-featherweight landscape.

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Manchester , United Kingdom – 21 December 2018; Carl Frampton weighs in ahead of his IBF World Featherweight title bout against Josh Warrington at Manchester Central in Manchester, England. (Photo By David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

This fight will play a pivotal role in both the fighter’s careers, especially for the ‘Jackal’. If he gets past Herring this Saturday, needless to say, he will align himself up for even bigger fights against the other champions.

Frampton’s approach in this bout will be worth a watch as he’s definitely capable of handing over the latter a loss.

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What do you draw off Warrington’s comments on Frampton? Do you think the ‘Jackal’ can dethrone ‘Semper Fi’ on Saturday?

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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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