At Caesars Palace Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Saturday Round 10 Promotions – Jose Mohan, Top Rank – Bob Arum and Queensberry Promotions – Frank Warren presented in the Main Event WBO World Super Featherweight champion Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring suffering a cut but defended and stopping former 2-division world champion WBO #3 ranked Carl “The Jackal” Frampton in the fifth round in spectacular fashion over ESPN+.
In the Main Event WBO World Super Feather champ southpaw Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring, 23-2 (11), #129.4, of Cincinnati, OH, stopped former 2-div champ Carl “The Jackal” Frampton, 28-3 (16), #129.9, of Belfast, No. IRE, at 1:40 of the fifth round of a scheduled 12 rounds.
In the first two rounds the taller Herring dominated. In the third halfway through the round Frampton landed a lead right against southpaw Herring knocking him back several steps. In the fourth round Herring was cut on the right eyelid. In the halfway mark of the fifth round Frampton walked into a left on the chin going down for 8-count. He managed to get through the rest of the round.
In the sixth round a solid left uppercut from Herring on the chin and down went Frampton obviously hurt was on his knees barely beating the count. He beat the count but Herring wouldn’t let him off the hook and finished him before the fight was stopped by Frampton’s corner.
“I was defeated by a better man. I want to go home to my family whom I have been away from too long. I have had a great career. You should be talking to the winner,” said Frampton. Herring came over and congratulated him for his fight and career and said “God bless you, Carl. I want to thank the people here and my corner, promoter. If the Oscar Valdez is possible I’d like that though I talked about moving up to lightweight,” said Herring.
After a returning from a 48 month of inactivity the former 4-division world champ Donnie “Ahas” Nietes, 43-1-5 (23), #114.9, of Bacolod City, PH, schooled in defeating Pablo “El Trencito” Carrillo, 25-8-1 (16), #114.6, of Barranquilla, COL, winning the vacant WBO International Super Fly title, over 10 rounds.
In the first five rounds Nietes showed his skills boxing well and slipping punches landing right uppercuts. In the eighth round Nietes hurt Carrillo with a right on the chin halfway through the round. Nietes hasn’t lost since 2004. In the tenth and final round Nietes continued dominating in a possible shutout!
Scores were 96-95 from some fool, 98-92 and 99-1 as was this writers.
WBC International Super Welter champ southpaw Tursynbay Kulakhmet, 3-0 (2), #153.8, of Kyzylorda, KAZ, knocked out southpaw Heber Rondon, 20-1 (13), #153.6, of Los Teques, VZ, at 1:40 of the first of a 10.
In the first round a double right from Kulakhmet on the chin of Rondon dropped him after a minute of the round. Upon rising Kulakhmet went after him landing a devastating right hook on the chin spinning around and down went Rondon for the count on his face.
Lightweight southpaw Keyshawn Davis, 2-0 (2), #138.2, of Norfolk, VA, won RSC after 4 rounds over Richman Ashelley, 10-2 (9), #136, of Accra, GH, in a mismatch scheduled for 6 rounds.
In the first 4 rounds it was obvious Ashelley had a built up record over stiffs and Davis should have taken him out early.
Super Feather Fahad “Kid Emirati” Al Bloushi, 4-1 (1), #130, of Dubai, UAE, defeated Suraj, 2-2 (1), #129.6, of IND, over 4 rounds.
In the first two rounds Bloushi took the first, third and fourth with Suraj taking the second. Ring announcer didn’t give scores.