- Posted October 3, 2011 by
Rising Sun, Indiana
This iReport is part of an assignment:
New UBO World Cruiserweight Champion: Willie Herring - Florida Boxer
- elchueco, CNN iReport producer
Saturday night, October 1, 2011 - Willie Herring from Orlando, Florida beat Cincinnati champion and former WBC World title-challenger Ravea Springs, to win the vacant UBO Universal Boxing Organization™ World Cruiserweight title. The fight was incredible!
Boxer Nate Tubbs, brother of Heavyweight champion Tony Tubbs, promoted the 'Night of the Execution' boxing event. This show also displayed the talents of up and coming boxers like John L Smith, Salvador Perez, Carl McNickles just to name a few.
A Great Highlight of this event was when former world champs like James Douglas (former undisputed world heavyweight boxing champion) and Aaron Pryor International Boxing Hall of Fame (former world Junior Welterweight champion) Tony Tubbs (former WBA Heavyweight Championship) and others came to the ring igniting thunderous roars from the crowd.
More Boxing links:
UBO Cruiserweight Champion Willie Herring 13-9-3 (4)
Ravea Springs 28-4 (22)
Former undisputed world heavyweight boxing champion James Douglas
Former world Junior Welterweight champion Aaron Pryor
Former World Champion Tony Tubbs