SEPTEMBER 9: Jamel Herring & Shakur Stevenson to Face Off at Atlanta Press Conference

ATLANTA (September 3, 2021) — The Throwdown in A-Town — the Oct. 23 super fight between WBO junior lightweight world champion Jamel Herring and undefeated former featherweight world champion Shakur Stevenson — promises fistic fireworks at Atlanta’s award-winning State Farm Arena.

The two fighters will meet face-to-face for the kickoff press conference Thursday, Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. at the Omni Atlanta Hotel. The press conference will also feature middleweight prospect Nico Ali Walsh (1-0, 1 KO), the grandson of Muhammad Ali who made a splash in his professional debut in August. Ali Walsh will fight in a four-round bout against an opponent to be named.
 
Promoted by Top Rank, Herring-Stevenson, Ali Walsh’s bout, and a co-feature will air live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes (simulcast on ESPN+) at 10:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. PT.
 
Tickets go on sale Friday, Sept. 10 at 10 a.m. ET and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com.
 
WHO:   Bob Arum, Hall of Fame Promoter & Top Rank Chairman
             Jamel Herring, WBO Junior Lightweight World Champion
             Shakur Stevenson, Undefeated 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist & World Title Challenger
             Nico Ali Walsh, Middleweight prospect and grandson of Muhammad Ali
 
WHAT:  Atlanta Press Conference for the Throwdown in A-Town: Herring vs. Stevenson
 
WHERE:  Atrium Terrace @ Omni Atlanta Hotel
                 190 Marietta St NW
                 Atlanta, GA 90015
 
WHEN:    Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021 
                 10:30 a.m. ET – Media Check-In
                 11:00 a.m. ET – Press Conference
                Streaming live on Top Rank’s YouTube Channel

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