After the pair almost came to blows at their face-off on Thursday night, the pressure will finally be relieved on Saturday as Jamel Herring takes on Shakur Stevenson.
October 23 is the date for when the pair fight for Herring's WBO super featherweight belt, with the older man holding advantages in terms of height, reach and experience.
Up-and-comer Stevenson is no rookie though, the 24-year-old is the WBO's interim champion and has a string of impressive wins behind him.
The pair share mutal friends and it remains to be seen if the bad blood will be forgotten in the aftermath, whoever emerges victorious.
Here's everything you need to know about Herring vs. Stevenson.
When is Herring vs. Stevenson fight date, start time
- Date: Saturday, October 23
- Main card: 7:30 p.m. ET / 12:30 a.m. BST
- Main event ringwalks (approx): 10:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 a.m. BST
The Jamel Herring vs. Shakur Stevenson fight card will take place on Saturday, October 23 at 12:30 a.m. for UK fans and 7:30 p.m. ET for those in New York City and on the East Coast. Herring and Stevenson are set to make their ringwalks at approximately 10:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 a.m. BST, although that depends on the length of the earlier bouts.
What Channel/Stream is Herring vs. Stevenson?
- U.S.: ESPN+
- UK: Sky Sports
Herring vs. Stevenson will be availableon ESPN+ for viewers in the US, and on Sky Sports in the UK.
Where is the Herring vs. Stevenson fight?
The Herring vs. Stevenson fight is taking place at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA, United States.
Jamel Herring record and bio
- Nationality: American
- Date of Birth: October 30, 1985
- Height: 5'10"
- Reach: 72"
- Total Fights: 25
- Record: 23-2-0 with 11 knockouts
Shakur Stevenson record and bio
- Nationality: American
- Born: June 28, 1997
- Height: 5'7"
- Reach: 68"
- Total Fights: 16
- Record: 16-0 with 8 knockouts
Jamel Herring vs. Shakur Stevenson fight card
- Jamel Herring vs. Shakur Stevenson – for Herring's WBO super featherweight title
- Xander Zayas vs. Dan Karpency – Junior middleweight
- Nico Ali Walsh vs. James Westley – Middleweight
- Evan Holyfield vs. Charles Stanford – Junior middleweight
- Roddricus Livsey vs. Eric Palmer – Junior welterweight
- Haven Brady Jr vs. Roberto Negrete – eatherweight
- Antoine Cobb vs. TBA – Junior welterweight
- Harley Mederos vs. TBA – Lightweight
- Troy Isley vs. TBA – Middleweight