Jamel Herring has examined optimistic for COVID-19 for a second time, inflicting his struggle with Jonathan Oquendo to be postponed as soon as once more.
The WBO super-featherweight champion was initially imagined to defend his belt on July 2, solely to search out out two weeks earlier than that he was optimistic for coronavirus.
He then examined unfavorable on July three and his bout was rescheduled for July 14, solely to check optimistic as soon as once more on weigh-in day.
A press release learn: “Tomorrow’s High Rank on ESPN major occasion between WBO super-featherweight world champion Jamel Herring and Jonathan Oquendo is not going to proceed as scheduled after Herring examined optimistic for COVID-19 earlier this morning.”
Herring stated: “I’m extraordinarily disillusioned that I’m not going to have the ability to struggle tomorrow night time.
“As I’ve shared beforehand, I examined optimistic for COVID-19 on June 22 after exhibiting signs.
“I quarantined and recovered as directed by my physician. I then retested on July three and my check was unfavorable, so this result’s a whole shock.
“I used to be totally ready to make my second title defence tomorrow night time. I hope that my workforce and High Rank can reschedule this struggle quickly.
“Thanks for all of the assist everybody has proven. I can’t wait to get again within the ring and carry out.”
It’s at present unclear what has triggered this example, although it seems one of many checks should have supplied a false end result.