Willie Herring

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Name: Willie Herring
Born: 1978-11-11
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida, USA
Hometown: Orlando, Florida, USA
Boxing Record: click

UBO Cruiserweight Champion Willie Herring

  • Trained by noted trainer Doc O'Neill
  • Besides boxing, a noted physical trainer and physical conditioning specialist in the State of Florida
  • Won the Universal Boxing Organization's version of the world cruiserweight title in October 2011 by knocking down and stopping former WBC #1 contender Ravea Springs
  • Record includes a split decision upset victory over world ranked cruiserweight Troy Ross in 2005, then unbeaten and whose only other loss was in a vacant title bout with Steve Cunningham
  • High quality trial horse whose decision losses are questionable. Last ten opponents have 136 wins, and Herring either knocked them out, stopped them, got a draw or lost the decision.
  • Record includes a ten round split decision draw to world ranked light heavyweight Shaun George, unbeaten when Herring fought him
  • Unbeaten fighters faced by Herring include Santander Silgado, Troy Ross, Shaun George, Carlos Negron, Matt Godfrey and Matt Ives.
  • In 2010, Herring ruined the promising career of rising Haitian heavyweight prospect Dieuly Aristilde by knocking him out in the second. Aristilde's promising record included a win over an 8-0 fighter.
  • Besides the UBO, Herring has fought for such vacant cruiserweight titles as the WBO NABO, WBC Latino, and the WBC United States USNBC cruiserweight titles.
  • A known 'ringer' and principal sparring partner for Francisco Palacios and Alfredo Escalera Jr. Herring's ability has caused him problems getting fights with quality opposition who typically avoid him
  • Cruiserweight Willie herring predicts knockout of Santander Silgado, Saddoboxing story [1]