The 17 year-old beat home fighter Joshua Gustave of Fairburn ABC at a show in Chigwell, Essex. Herbert took the fight to his vastly more experienced opponent in a competitive opening round. Both boxers landed a volley of blows in the second round before serving up more action in the finale. Herbert secured a split decision from the judges and said: This was probably my hardest contest to date and, after a poor performance in my last fight, it has given me confidence. Herbert fights again this weekend in Attleborough, Norfolk.