Carl Frampton finally gets his chance to become Ireland’s first-ever three-weight world champion tonight when he takes on Jamel Herring for the WBO super-featherweight title. Read on for your full guide to watching a Jamel Herring vs Carl Frampton live stream no matter where you are in the world.
Belfast boxer Frampton has held titles at super-bantamweight and featherweight, but his hopes of facing Herring and a historic attempt at gaining a third have been put on hold several times in the last few years, most recently after the 34-year-old suffered a hand injury, forcing this fight’s original February date to be postponed.
Frampton last fought at London’s York Hall back in August last year, stopping replacement opponent Darren Traynor in the seventh round.
Herring has successfully defended his super-featherweight title twice since upsetting Masayuki Ito in Florida to claim the belt almost two years ago.
The American’s last fight was a far from convincing display which saw him handed the win after his opponent Jonathan Oquendo was disqualified for an intentional headbutt.
While one year older than Frampton, Herring has less experience in the professional ranks but has a significant reach and height advantage.
Both fighters have two losses on their records. Frampton’s 28 wins, 16 have been by knockout, while Herring has won 22 of his 24 bouts, with 10 of those delivered by knockout.
Read on to find out how to watch Jamel Herring vs Carl Frampton, no matter where you are in the world.
Frampton vs Herring: Where and when?
This massive fight is set to take place this Saturday at Caesars Palace in Dubai, UAE. Ring walks for the main event are expected at around 10pm BST / 5pm ET / 2pm PT / 8am AEDT
Watch Herring vs Frampton online from outside your country
We have details of all the U.S., UK, Australian and Canadian broadcasters showing this massive fight further down in this guide. If you’re intent on watching the Frampton vs Herring but find yourself away from home then you’ll run into problems when trying to stream your domestic coverage online from abroad as it’s likely to be geo-blocked.
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How to watch Herring vs Frampton online in the U.S.
ESPN has nabbed the live broadcast rights for this long-awaited showdown and you can also watch the fight via the network’s online streaming platform ESPN+.
The service currently costs $5.99 per month and allows you to watch online as well as via its mobile and TV streamer apps, but you’ll save even more if you pay for a year in advance, with its annual fee available for $59.99. Alternatively, there’s an all-in-one bundle featuring ESPN+, Hulu, and Disney+ for $13.99 per month.
The two fighters are expected to make their entrance into the ring walks at around 5pm ET / 2pm PT on Saturday afternoon.
If you already have an ESPN+ subscription, you can watch Herring vs Frampton at no extra cost. Bundle ESPN+ with Disney+ and Hulu to save on all three services.
How to stream Herring vs Frampton live in the UK
There’s great news for UK fight fans as this huge showdown is being broadcast live by terrestrial station Channel 5.
This means you can tune in for FREE, provided you have a UK TV licence, while you also have the option of watching all the action online via the broadcaster’s My5 streaming service.
Channel 5’s coverage of the event starts at 10pm BST, which is around the predicted time for the two fighters to make their way into the ring.
Viewers in the UK can watch the fight between Jamel Herring and Carl Frampton for free on terrestrial TV with Channel 5 and via its streaming service My5.
Can I stream Herring vs Frampton live in Canada?
There doesn’t unfortunately appear to be a Candian broadcaster for this huge super-featherweight title fight.
The only alternative is to use a VPN service as described above, set your location to a country on this page that is broadcasting and go from there.
Live stream Herring vs Frampton in Australia
Fox Sports is all set to show the action from Dubai via Foxtel which in turn means the fight will be available to watch via sports streaming platform Kayo Sports. The over-the-top service features also includes access to over 50 sports, both live and on-demand, with a basic package costing $25 per month.
Fight time Down Under is expected to be around 8am AEDT on Sunday morning.
Kayo Sports is the place to go for your streaming fix of this fight between Herring and Frampton in Australia.
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