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Jamel Herring Back in Camp: Focused on Oquendo, Then Frampton

Junior lightweight world titlist Jamel Herring, who has had a defense against Jonathan Oquendo postponed twice because of positive Covid-19 tests, is rescheduled to fight him again. The fight is due t...

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Oquendo: Can't Wait To Present World Title To All My People In Puerto Rico

Jonathan Oquendo (31-6, 19KOs) remains patient and confident that he will become a world champion by the end of 2020. The bold declaration comes ahead of the 36-year old from Vega Alta, Puerto Rico ma...

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Oquendo: I Would Fight Herring Like My Career Depends On It

Jonathan Oquendo didn’t expect the phone call he received, but never stopped preparing for this moment. The 36-year old contender from Vega Alta, Puerto Rico became the unlikeliest of challengers when...

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Oquendo Hoping To Secure New Date For Jamel Herring Title Fight

Jonathan Oquendo's team is currently in talks to reschedule his planned clash with WBO super featherweight world champion Jamel Herring. The fight has been postponed twice, due to Herring testing posi...

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Herring Antibody Test Suggests False Positive, Aims To Reschedule Oquendo Bout

Those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it. For the second time in a span of five weeks, a fighter has been removed from an ESPN-televised main event due to what amounts to a false positive on a...

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Herring-Oquendo Off Again Due To COVID; Mayer-Joseph New Main Event

A card dedicated to rescheduling several bouts due to coronavirus has now been decimated by the infectious disease. Reigning 130-pound titlist Jamel Herring was once again forced to withdraw from a vo...

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Herring: Oquendo A Seasoned Vet, I'm Going In Saying This Is Toughest Fight Of My Career

From the moment the fight was announced, Jamel Herring already braced for the incoming criticism. The year-long 130-pound titlist was hoping for a high-profile title defense versus former two-division...

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Bob Arum: Herring-Frampton Will Be Rescheduled For November, Site TBD

If Jamel Herring and Carl Frampton win their upcoming fights, promoter Bob Arum plans to reschedule their junior lightweight title fight for an undetermined date in November. Arum informed BoxingScene...

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Herring: I Made Promises And Always Keep My Word, Champions Don't Make Excuses

All that Jamel Herring was willing to change about his upcoming title defense was the date. The 34-year old southpaw from the Coram section of Long Island, New York is prepared to put his 130-pound cr...

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Herring-Oquendo, Mayer-Joseph Card Set Down For 'The Bubble'

Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring and Mikaela Mayer, both of whom are healthy following recent positive COVID-19 test results that delayed their fights, are primed for their “Bubble” debuts. U.S. Marine veter...

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Andy Vences Expects Herring To Beat Oquendo, Wants Him Next

Super featherweight contender Andy Vences (23-1-1) returns to the ring on Tuesday against Luis Lopez (20-2) of Mexico in an ESPN televised co-main event. The bout takes place underneath the Jose Zepe...

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Oquendo Steps Up Pace in Camp For New Jamel Herring Date

Veteran contender Jonathan "Polvo" Oquendo will not allow the postponement of world title fight against Jamel Herring to be a pretext to let his guard down. Originally, the fight was announced for Jul...

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Stevenson: Fighting Herring Would Be Weird; Only If Last Resort For Title Shot

When Shakur Stevenson discusses potential 130-pound title fights, he purposely mentions Jamel Herring last. Leo Santa Cruz, the WBA’s “super” champion, always comes up first. Stevenson also has made i...

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Herring-Oquendo Off For July 2 Due To COVID-19; Pedraza-LesPierre Probable Replacement

ESPN and promoter Top Rank have lost another main event due to COVID-19. Jamel Herring acknowledged in a Tweet issued Tuesday afternoon that he tested positive for the virus last week. His second defe...

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WBO Rolls Out COVID-19 Protocol, Will Resume Sanctioning Title Fights

As boxing slowly inches its way back towards a normal schedule, the sanctioning bodies have also taken the necessary steps to ensure a healthy return. More than two months after having suspended op...

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Frampton: If We Both Win, Pretty Sure Herring Fight Will Happen

As BoxingScene.com previously reported, former two division world champion Carl Frampton is looking to return to the ring in last July or early August. Frampton was booked to challenge for his third w...

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Jamel Herring: All Of A Sudden Everyone At 130 Remembers My Name

Jamel Herring is suddenly the most wanted man in the 130-pound division. The 34-year old southpaw is coming up on his one-year anniversary as the World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight tit...

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Vences: Herring An Extraordinary Fighter, Disappointing He Won't Fight Me

With his promoter ready to bring the sport back to the American viewing public, Andy Vences is eager to be a part of the movement. Unfortunately, the offers he has willingly accepted weren’t quite as ...

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Carl Frampton Willing To Wait For Jamel Herring Showdown

Carl Frampton isn’t letting the current situation deter him from his goal – as he keeps his sights firmly set on a clash with WBO super-featherweight champion Jamel Herring and a chance to become a th...

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Jamel Herring vs. Jonathan Oquendo Clash in Talks For July 2

Puerto Rico's Jonathan Oquendo is in talks to challenge World Boxing Organization (WBO) super featherweight world champion Jamel Herring, as part of a card being staged by Top Rank on July 2nd in Las ...

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