Intentional headbutts lead to DQ victory for Herring

WBO super featherweight champion Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring was waiting for months to have his fight against Jonathan Oquendo after having it pushed back twice due to positive COVID-19 tests. On Saturday night, the champion tried to have an impressive performance and gain momentum towards a fight with Carl Frampton. Oquendo’s tactics prevented that from happening. After having a point deducted in the fifth round … Continue reading Intentional headbutts lead to DQ victory for Herring

Third time the charm? Herring is eager for his title defense

It has been a crazy few months for the WBO super featherweight champion. Jamel Herring will be defending his title against Jonathan Oquendo on Saturday and he has gone through a few obstacles to get to this point. The fight was originally scheduled in June but before Herring reached Las Vegas, he tested positive for COVID-19. He went through the quarantine process and after a … Continue reading Third time the charm? Herring is eager for his title defense

Herring retains title with win over Roach

Jamel Herring used his boxing skill and timing to get the best of his challenger Lamont Roach Jr., but not before weathering a scare late in the fight. Herring (21-2, 10 KOs) got a unanimous decision over Roach Jr. (19-1-1, 7 KOs) with two scores of 117-111 and a score of 115-113 to defend his WBO super featherweight championship in front of 7,412 in attendance … Continue reading Herring retains title with win over Roach