Big punching heavyweight contender Bermane Stiverne (22-1-1, 20 KO’) stayed on course for an eventual heavyweight title shot by defeating journeyman Willie Herring (13-11-3, 4 KO’s) by an eight round unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Miami Jai Alai Fronton, Miami, Florida, U.S. The final judges’ scores were 77-75, 79-73, 79-73.