Jamel Herring, Carl Frampton Make Weight For WBO Super Featherweight Title Clash

Jamel Herring and Carl Frampton successfully made weight for their WBO super featherweight title clash in Dubai. 

Stepping to the scales, Herring, the champion, came in at 129.4 lbs while Frampton came in at 129.9 lbs, securing the fight. The fight will stream on ESPN+ in the United States on April 3 with the undercard starting at 2 p.m. ET. The two-fight main card, which includes Herring vs. Frampton, is set to start at 4 p.m. ET.

In the co-main event, Zhankosh Turarov needed some extra time to shed the last, remaining excess weight for his fight against Tyrone McKenna for the WB Intercontinental junior welterweight title. Turarov ended up making weight, coming in at 140 lbs, while McKenna stepped on to the scales at a ready 139.6 lbs. 

On the ESPN+ undercard, Keyshawn Davis came in at 138.2 lbs for his second pro bout and his opponent Richman Ashelley came in at 136 lbs. Also on the undercard, Donnie Nietes will have his first fight since his WBO super flyweight title win over Kazuto Ioka in 2018 when he takes on Pablo Carrillo in Dubai. Both Nietes (114.9 lbs) and Carrillo (114.6 lbs) made weight for their WBO International super flyweight title bout. 

The third fight on the undercard portion of the event will see Tursynbay Kulakhmet (153.9 lbs) take on Heber Rendon (153.7 lbs) for the WBC International junior middleweight title.


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