Belts on The Line
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Who won Herring vs Stevenson?
Shakur Stevenson beat Jamel Herring by technical knockout in the 10th round on Saturday 23rd October 2021 at State Farm Arena in Georgia.
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.
The undercard featured the clash of Zayas vs Karpency.
Herring vs Stevenson stats
Back in October 2021, Jamel Herring stepped into the ring with a record of 23 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Shakur Stevenson made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins and 0 draws, with 8 of those by knock out.
The stats suggested Stevenson had a slight advantage in power over Herring, with a 50% knock out percentage over Herring's 48%.
Jamel Herring was the older man by 11 years, at 36 years old.
Herring had a height advantage of 3 inches over Stevenson. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Jamel Herring fought out of the orthodox stance, while Shakur Stevenson was a southpaw.
Herring was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 4 years and 4 months earlier than Stevenson, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 39 more professional rounds, 172 to Stevenson's 133.
Herring vs Stevenson 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 won against Carl Frampton on 3rd April 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Caesars Palace Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Previous to that, he had won against Jonathan Oquendo on 5th September 2020 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Lamont Roach on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Chukchansi Park, California.
Before 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.
He had won against Adeilson Dos Santos on 14th December 2018 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at American Bank Center, Texas.
Stevenson remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Jeremia Nakathila on 12th June 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBO Interim World Junior Lightweight championship fight at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Toka Kahn Clary on 12th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had beat Felix Caraballo on 9th June 2020 by knockout in the 6th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada.
Before that, he had won against Joet Gonzalez on 26th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Nevada.
He had beat Alberto Guevara on 13th July 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Prudential Center, New Jersey.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Shakur Stevenson had been fighting more than Jamel Herring.
Going to this contest, Jamel Herring had last fought 6 months and 20 days ago, while Shakur Stevenson's last outing had been 4 months and 11 days ago.
Herring's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.
Stevenson's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
What time did Herring vs Stevenson start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at State Farm Arena, Georgia, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.
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What were the odds on Herring vs Stevenson?
Jamel Herring was a 5/1 (+500) underdog going into the contest, while Shakur Stevenson made his way into the ring at 13/100 (-770) with oddsmakers.