In order to get where he ultimately wants to reach in the cruiserweight division, undefeated prospect Santander "Demolition Man" Silgado (20-0, 18 KOs) has to get past gatekeeper Willie Herring in Saturday night's eight-round bout, on the Zab Judah-Vernon Paris card, at Aviator Sports Complex in Brooklyn. Silgado-Herring will be taped live and aired the following day on SportsNet New York ("SNY").
Credit: Havoc Boxing
Silgado, now living in Brooklyn, is a knockout specialist from Colombia, as well as arguably the best kept secret in boxing. Fighting for only the second time in the United States, the 26-year-old "Demolition Man" understands that he has to impressively beat veteran Herring (13-9-3, 4 KOs) in order to get closer to being mentioned in the world title shot mix.
Herring is a legitimate upset specialist having stopped former world title challenger Ravea Springs (18-3) by way of his sixth-round technical knockout victory in his last action, in addition to a shoc...