Herring vs Oquendo Info
Jamel Herring beat Jonathan Oquendo by on Saturday 5th September 2020 at The Bubble, MGM Grand in Nevada.
The scorecards were announced as 80-70, 80-70, 79-71 in favor of winner Jamel Herring.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Featherweight division, which meant the weight limit was 130 pounds (9.3 stone or 59 KG).
This contest was for the WBO super featherweight championship of the world.
Herring vs Oquendo stats
Jamel Herring stepped into the ring with a record of 21 wins, 2 loses and draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jonathan Oquendo made his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 6 loses and draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Oquendo had advantage in power over Herring, with a 61% knock out percentage over Herring's 48%.
Jamel Herring was the younger man by 3 years, at 34 years old.
Herring had a height advantage of 6 inches over Oquendo. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Jamel Herring & Jonathan Oquendo fought out of an orthodox stance.
Herring was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 8 year and 5 months later than Oquendo, who’s first professional fight was in 2004. He had fought 68 less professional rounds, 146 to Oquendo's 214.
Jonathan Oquendo was ranked number 12 by the WBO in the 130lb division.
Herring vs Oquendo form
Herring had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Lamont Roach on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Chukchansi Park, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Masayuki Ito on 25th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Osceola Heritage Park, Florida.
Going into that contest, he had beat Adeilson Dos Santos on 14th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at American Bank Center, Texas.
Before that, he had won against John Vincent Moralde on 14th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Save Mart Arena, California.
He had beat Juan Pablo Sanchez on 12th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Oquendo had lost to all of his last 3 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Lamont Roach on 4th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jesus Andres Cuellar on 5th December 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Featherweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Abner Mares on 12th July 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Herring's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 5 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
Oquendo's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years 9 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year 2 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.7 rounds on average.
What time did Herring vs Oquendo start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 pm EST / 8:00 pm PST at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States, which was around 4:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Herring vs Oquendo?
Herring vs Oquendo was broadcast on ESPN+ in the US.