Frampton stops Jackson in 9 rounds

first_imgLATEST STORIES DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Peza offers relief to ecozone firms View commentscenter_img Robertson’s NBA title ring sells for $91,000 in auction Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Carl Frampton, right, in action against Luke Jackson in their WBO Interim Featherweight title fight at Windsor Park in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Saturday Aug. 18, 2018. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)BELFAST, Northern Ireland — Belfast’s Carl Frampton stopped Luke Jackson in nine rounds to secure another shot at the world featherweight title on Saturday.Having successfully defended the interim WBO title, Frampton will be confirmed as mandatory challenger to full champion Oscar Valdez but will next fight IBF titlist Josh Warrington, who travelled to Windsor Park to be ringside.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs MOST READ Against Australia’s Jackson, the 31-year-old Frampton had long been a significant favorite in a fight that essentially served as a celebration of his popularity in his home city, where he may have fought for the final time.With Jackson increasingly struggling to defend himself and remain on his feet having already been knocked down in the eighth, his corner threw in the towel for referee Terry O’Connor to wave the action over after 1 minute, 21 seconds of the ninth.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’The stoppage showed why Frampton will remain favorite against Warrington in the fight they will have later this year.A clear size advantage contributed to Frampton’s aggression as much as the occasion, and two powerful right hand shots in the second round set the tone for what was a dominant display.  last_img

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