Jamel Herring vs. Denis Shafikov

Fight Update: Jamel Herring lost to Denis Shafikov via TKO!

Event: Herring vs. Shafikov.

Championship: None.

When: July 2, 2016.

Where: Santander Arena.

Location: Reading, PA.

Network: ESPN.

Jamel Herring (15-0, 8 KOs) takes another step up in competition when he faces two-time world-title challenger, Denis Shafikov (36-2-1, 19 KOs) in a scheduled 10-round bout. The matchup will headline a Premier Boxing Champions card live on ESPN.

Herring, who has served two tours of duty as a United States Marine in Iraq, is an above-average power puncher in this division. In his past two fights, Herring landed 43 percent of power punches thrown, seven percentage points above the lightweight average, according to CompuBox.