Jamel Herring to fight in main event on FS1 card

U.S. Marine and Olympian Jamel Herring, who considers Cincinnati his adopted hometown, will take on Luis Eduardo Flores in the Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 & FOX Deportes main event next Tuesday (Feb. 9) in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Herring, a sergeant in the Marine Corps who has survived two tours in Iraq and returned to boxing after the sudden death of his infant daughter, is undefeated as a professional at 14-0 with 8 knockouts. (The 26-year-old lost to Daniyar Yeleussinov of Kazakhstan in the 2012 London Olympics.) The lightweight’s opponent, Flores, is 21-2 with 17 KOs, and is set to make his U.S. debut. Televised coverage of the Feb. 9 event begins at 11 p.m. Eastern.

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