Carl Frampton is to retire from boxing after he was stopped within the sixth spherical by Jamel Herring of America in Dubai on Saturday night time.
Frampton hoped to win Herring’s WBO super-featherweight belt and grow to be the primary Irishman to win world titles at three totally different weights.
However Herring proved too good, knocking Frampton down twice earlier than the latter’s camp threw within the towel.
Herring had a top and attain benefit – and put that to good use early on, touchdown some stable blows in rounds two and three.
However there was some hope for Frampton when he had way more success within the fourth, and a nasty-looking lower started to open up above Herring’s proper eye.
Nonetheless, Frampton discovered himself on the canvas within the fifth as he walked onto a strong straight left from the American.
Frampton appeared undaunted but it surely was a distinct story when he was floored by an higher lower in spherical six.
Herring went on the assault in opposition to a reeling opponent and was in a position to have fun a powerful efficiency when Frampton’s nook threw within the towel, ending the Irish fighter’s vastly profitable profession.