Namely, the Bubble at the MGM Grand is a proven post-COVID-19 solution. ESPN Top Rank Boxing has been staged fights there for several weeks. This has proven to be instrumental in the return of all sports. July 14 will continue championship action with the boxing odds. Specifically, Jamel Herring will face Jonathan Oquendo for the WBO junior lightweight title. Herring is the current champion and the heavy betting favorite. This championship fight is scheduled for 12 rounds.
Boxing Odds – WBO Junior Lightweight Title – Herring vs. Oquendo
|Date:||Tuesday, July 14, 2020|
|Location:||The Bubble, MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Herring vs. Oquendo TV Coverage:||ESPN|
Herring vs Oquendo Betting Boxing Online Odds
WBO Junior Lightweight Title Bout – Herring vs. Oquendo Odds Overview
First, Herrin’s status as a defending champion has considerable sportsbook influence. Further, he has been in a much more impressive form lately.
Tale of the Tape
Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring is age 34 and ranked 10th in the world. Overall, he stands at five feet, 10 inches tall with a reach of 70 inches. Herring fights from a southpaw stance. By contrast, Jonathan Oquendo is age 36 and ranked 41st in the world. Oquendo stands at five feet, four inches tall with a reach of 67 inches. He fights from an orthodox stance.
Herring is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio. Now he resides in Coram New York. He has held the World Boxing Organization junior lightweight title since 2019. In contrast, Jonathan Oquendo is a native of Puerto Rico where he still resides in the city of Vega Alta.
Jamel Herring Record and Form
Accordingly, Jamel Herring has a career record of 22 wins and two losses with the Boxing odds. Herring has 10 knockout wins with one knockout loss.
Late on Herring has been hot with five consecutive wins. November 9, 2019, was a matchup against Lamont Roach. It was Herring’s first defense of his World Boxing Organization junior lightweight title. Fresno, California was the site. To show, Herring prevailed in a 12 round unanimous decision.
Initially, Herring won the title on May 25, 2019, against Masayuki Ito. Osceola Heritage Park, Kissimmee was the venue. Herring took out Ito in a 12 round unanimous decision.
Jonathan Oquendo Record and Form
The account of Jonathan Oquendo having a record of 31 wins and six losses. He has compiled 19 knockout wins and two losses by knockout.
The last time out for Oquendo was on November 14, 2019, against Charles Huerta. Belasco Theater in Los Angles, California was the venue. At stake was the World Boxing Organization Latino Super featherweight title. Oquendo prevailed in a 10 round unanimous decision.
Previously Oquendo faced Lamont Roach on May 4, 2019. T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada was the site. Title belts in the World Boxing Organization NABO super featherweight and World Boxing Organization international super featherweight divisions were at stake. Oquendo lost a 10-round unanimous decision. Moreover, Oquendo lost one point for an eighth-round head butt.
Herring vs. Oquendo Free Boxing Betting Pick
In this situation, we have a proven but expensive champion in Herring. His level of competition has been greater. Counter to that Oquendo has never won a championship fight at this level. While not cheap Herring is the understandable play.
Betting Odds for Boxing Pick: Jamel Herring