New York, NY (April 4, 2022)- Erick DeLeon stayed undefeated with an opening round stoppage of veteran Hevinson Herrera at Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in DeLeon’s hometown of Detroit.
The bout was a scheduled eight-round welterweight contest.
DeLeon, who is managed by Split-T Management was all over Herrera, and dominated Herrera with a barrage of punches which registered a knockdown for, and the bout was stopped at 2:48.
With the win, DeLeon is now 20-0-1 with 12 knockouts.
“It felt amazing,” said DeLeon, post-fight. “I’m so happy and blessed. Thank you to all my people who came out. I really appreciate all the love and support. This is for you guys. I wasn’t surprised it ended so quickly. I have been working hard and I was ready for this moment. When I connected with that left hand, I knew it was only going to get worse for him.” DeLeon is promoted by Salita Promotions.