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Carl Frampton RETIRES from boxing after his dream to develop into Eire’s first-ever three-weight world champion is shattered by Jamel Herring


Carl Frampton confirmed his retirement from boxing after his bid to develop into Eire’s first-ever three-weight world champion was shattered on Saturday following a devastating defeat by the hands of Jamel Herring.

The Belfast-born fighter mentioned earlier than his world title shot that he would name it a day if he misplaced – and he stood by his phrase after his nook threw within the towel within the sixth spherical of the WBO super-featherweight contest in Dubai.

Carl Frampton announced his retirement in the ring after the fight

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Carl Frampton introduced his retirement within the ring after the combat

Jamel Herring produced a classy display

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Jamel Herring produced a cultured show

Herring caught Frampton with a couple of lethal uppercuts

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Herring caught Frampton with a few deadly uppercuts

Frampton was twice knocked down by the American – who was in management all through the combat.

The 34-year-old scrambled again to his ft after the second of these knockdowns within the sixth spherical and took a rely of eight.

He tried to proceed however was clearly imbalanced and struggling and the tip got here with one minute and 40 seconds of the sixth spherical gone.

“I mentioned earlier than I might retire if I misplaced this combat and that’s precisely what I’m going to do,” a visibly emotional Frampton mentioned within the ring.

The American successfully defended his WBO super-featherweight belt in impressive fashion

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The American efficiently defended his WBO super-featherweight belt in spectacular style

Frampton scrambled back to his feet after the second knockdown but his corner threw in the towel

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Frampton scrambled again to his ft after the second knockdown however his nook threw within the towel

Frampton stood by his pre-fight vow that he would retire if he lost to Herring

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Frampton stood by his pre-fight vow that he would retire if he misplaced to Herring

“I simply wish to dedicate my life to my household now. Boxing has been good to me, it’s additionally been unhealthy to me.

“The previous couple of years with these boys [trainers Jamie Moore and Nigel Travis], however the previous few years with these boys have been the perfect few years of my profession.

“I simply wish to go residence to my stunning spouse and children and that’s it.”

On the combat itself, Frampton advised Channel 5: “I simply received beat by the higher man. I actually struggled to get inside him.

“He’s sharp-shooting, from a distance, and had an ideal sport plan. Zero excuses.”





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