It was officially unveiled that Jamel herring and Shakur stevenson they will see each other on October 23 at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta.
Herring will defend his world super featherweight title from the OMB in this battle. Stevenson, so time, is the interim champion of the OMB in the same category. So with this fight, the body takes a correct step to settle a single monarch in the super feathers.
“We are thrilled to be back in Atlanta with a spectacular card headlined by a super featherweight championship match between a veteran champion and one of the sport’s supreme young talents,” Bob Arum, President of Top rank. “And with names like Ali walsh, Ragan and Isley on the card, the great fans of Atlanta fights will see many of the most promising fighters in the sport, “he said in a conference.
Jamel herring He assured that he wants to close this 2021 with one more victory in his career and keep the lightweight belt in his possession. This, following a high-profile defense of his title with a win over Carl Frampton.
“2021 has been good for me so far. I started the year with a great fight and a great victory over Frampton
“, said Herring. “I am looking forward to ending the year the same way I started it, not just with another great victory, but as a world champion. I have nothing else to say. I am focused on October 23 and the fourth defense of the title of my belt of the OMB“.
🏆 𝐓𝐇𝐑𝐎𝐖𝐃𝐎𝐖𝐍 𝐈𝐍 𝐀-𝐓𝐎𝐖𝐍 🔥
– Top Rank Boxing (@trboxing) August 31, 2021
Shakur Stevenson says he cornered Jamel Herring
Stevenson, 24 years old and former 126-pound champion, who has a record of 16 wins and zero losses, eight of them by way of knockout, assured that he will see a boxing show before Herring.
“Jamel he had to fight me, or they would have stripped him of his world title. I cornered him in a corner and will take his world title in devastating fashion on October 23. I can’t wait to fight in front of the amazing fans in Atlanta. Believe me, you are going to see a show and I will become a two-peso world champion, “he said.