Before the 10th round began Tuesday night, trainer Mike Stafford’s advice to Jamel Herring was concise: “Make him miss, and make him pay.”
His last three fights came against boxers who had a combined 40 losses. Now it’s time for Jamel Herring to prove why he’s considered a top prospect at 135 pounds.
With just 14 bouts under his belt, Jamel Herring lacks the experience of most 30-year-old pro boxers. A couple of tours of duty in Iraq and a stint in the Olympics will tend to have that effect.
Jamel Herring’s 2015 was productive on a couple of different levels. He fought four times, won four times (maintaining his perfect record in the process) and got in a lot of ring work, going the distance in three of his four outings.