Jamel Herring vs Carl Frampton ring walk time confirmed ahead of fight

Frampton is bidding to become Ireland's first three-division world champion next weekend in Dubai.

Same date, new time. The desert duel between WBO junior lightweight world champion Jamel "Semper Fi" Herring and former two-weight world ruler Carl "The Jackal" Frampton -Saturday, April 3 from Caesars Bluewaters Dubai - will stream live and exclusively in the United States on ESPN+ at a new start time of 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT.

The main event stream will begin with an intriguing co-feature, as undefeated Kazakh star Zhankosh Turarov (24-0, 17 KOs) will defend his WBO Intercontinental junior welterweight strap against Belfast native Tyrone McKenna (21-2-1, 6 KOs).

The undercard, including the return of former four-weight world champion Donnie Nietes, will now stream live and exclusively on ESPN+ at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT.

Belfast's Frampton (28-2, 16 KOs), the 2016 Fighter of the Year, hopes to become the island of Ireland's first three-weight world champion.

Herring (22-2, 10 KOs), a U.S. Marine veteran and 2012 Olympian, has made two defenses of the title he won in a shocking upset over Masayuki Ito nearly two years ago.

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