Belts on The Line
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Who won Herring vs Roach?
Jamel Herring beat Lamont Roach by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 9th November 2019 at Chukchansi Park in California.
The scorecards were announced as 117-111, 115-113, 117-111 in favor of winner Jamel Herring.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 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.
Also, on the undercard Kubrat Pulev was victorious over Rydell Booker and Amir Imam beat Marcos Mojica.
Herring vs Roach stats
Jamel Herring stepped into the ring with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Lamont Roach made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 19 wins and 1 draw, with 7 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Herring had advantage in power over Roach, with a 50% knock out percentage over Roach's 37%.
Jamel Herring was the older man by 10 years, at 36 years old.
Herring had a height advantage of 3 inches over Roach. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Jamel Herring & Lamont Roach fought out of an orthodox stance.
Herring was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 1 year and 4 months earlier than Roach, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 20 more professional rounds, 172 to Roach's 152.
Lamont Roach was ranked number 2 by the WBO in the 130lb division.
Herring vs Roach form
Herring had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Masayuki Ito on 25th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Osceola Heritage Park, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Adeilson Dos Santos on 14th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at American Bank Center, Texas.
Going into that contest, he had won against John Vincent Moralde on 14th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Save Mart Arena, California.
Before that, he had beat Juan Pablo Sanchez on 12th May 2018 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had been beaten by Ladarius Miller on 22nd August 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Nevada.
Roach had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Jonathan Oquendo 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 defeated Alberto Mercado on 15th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Going into that contest, he had won against Deivi Julio Bassa on 20th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Grand Oasis Arena, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
Before that, he had defeated Rey Perez on 30th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM National Harbor, Maryland, United States.
He had beat Luis Hinojosa on 21st October 2017 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Lamont Roach had been fighting more than Jamel Herring.
Going to this contest, Jamel Herring had last fought 3 years, 2 months and 22 days ago, while Lamont Roach's last outing had been 3 years, 3 months and 12 days ago.
Herring's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.
Roach's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What time did Herring vs Roach start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Chukchansi Park, California, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Herring vs Roach?
Herring vs Roach was broadcast on ESPN+ in the US.
What were the odds on Herring vs Roach?
Jamel Herring was a 9/25 (-277) favourite going into the contest, while Lamont Roach made his way into the ring at 21/10 (+210) with oddsmakers.