Finally Shakur Stevenson & WBO super featherweight champion Jamel Herring have come to terms which avoids the purse bid route to fight each other October 23rd in Chocolate city Atlanta Georgia.
Both fighters are reported to earn 1.5 million. Jamal Herring which had a recent interview with Punsh Drunk Boxing felt it would have been more ideal to showcase their October 23rd event in the Mecca New York City, which makes a lot of sense with both fighters being NYC tri-state area natives. Stevenson & Herring have been friends for years. Both have also worked out with one another in the past aswell but ever since Shakur earned that mandatory spot that granted him to be Herring next opponent. Friendship is out the window and now friends turned Foes.
Herring explain in his interview with Punsh, in depth the negotiations with Stevenson. How Covid has effective boxing in a huge unfortunate way, Boxing conspiracies, friendship with Terence Crawford, lack of promotional marketing push, And what it will take to beat Shakur Stevenson.