Boxing News At Five | Nov 21 2019

Boxing News at Five: Herring vs. Frampton rumoured for March 2020, Wilder reminds Bellew of Paulo Wanchope

Carl Frampton has another world title fight on the horizon, and Tony Bellew says Deontay Wilder is the most dangerous heavyweight in the world
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DESPITE talk of him fighting Oscar Valdez, it would appear Carl Frampton’s next shot at a world title will come against WBO super-featherweight champion Jamel Herring, with whom he reportedly has a ‘gentleman’s agreement’ to fight next year.

Frampton and Valdez, the former WBO featherweight champion, have been linked for some time now and were expected to fight towards the end of 2019 only for a couple of things to scupper the plan.

First, Valdez signalled his intention to leave featherweight and fight as a super-featherweight, which he does for the first time against Andres Gutierrez on November 30, and then Frampton suffered a freak injury the day before he was due to box Emmanuel Dominguez in August, which set him back a few months.

 

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