Atlanta, GA – For the WBO tremendous featherweight title, Shakur Stevenson (17-0, 9 KOs) turned a two-division world champion with a tenth spherical stoppage of Jamel Herring (23-3, 11 KOs). (pictures by Stacey Snyder)
Within the first, Herring determined to field with Stevenson, who had few points with outboxing him. Stevenson was beginning to land extra typically within the second as he pressed ahead. The left hand was connecting onerous on Herring.
There was swelling constructing below the left eye of Herring within the third. Stevenson was unloading with mixtures on Herring, who was having no solutions.
Within the fourth, Herring started to maneuver ahead and was attempting to power Stevenson to struggle going backwards. Herring was pumping the appropriate jab. Stevenson was nonetheless outlanding him with the higher photographs. In the course of the fifth, Stevenson rattled Herring with some heavy punches that had been touchdown flush. Herring was in a position to land effectively with a sequence of punches to the pinnacle and physique, however Stevenson was in a position to take them.
Stevenson was outboxing and outlanding Herring within the sixth. He shocked Herring with a couple of onerous proper fingers. The left eye of Herring continued to swell through the motion. Rounds seven and eight had been extra of the identical, with Stevenson outlanding Herring on the within. The tempo slowed down within the ninth, with shut motion between the 2. A lower opened above the appropriate eye of Herring.
In the course of the tenth, Stevenson was coming ahead and placing his punches collectively. He was doing injury on Herring. And the referee had seen sufficient and stopped the struggle.
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