Stevenson stays unbeaten with shutout decision over Nakathila

The former WBO featherweight champion has sights on becoming a world champion in the super featherweight division, and now he is one step closer to getting that opportunity. Shakur Stevenson scored a knockdown in the fourth round en route to a unanimous decision win over Jeremiah Nakathila (120-107, 3x)┬áto win the vacant WBO interim junior lightweight world title Saturday at The Theater at Virgin Hotels … Continue reading Stevenson stays unbeaten with shutout decision over Nakathila

Shakur Stevenson will battle Toka Clary on December 12th in Las Vegas

The former WBO featherweight champion wants to close out 2020 with a statement to the rest of the super featherweight division. After getting the world title at 126, Shakur Stevenson (14-0, 8 KOs) will have his second fight at 130 pounds, going up against Toka Khan Clary (28-2, 19 KOs) on December 12th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Stevenson was planning to start … Continue reading Shakur Stevenson will battle Toka Clary on December 12th in Las Vegas

Top Rank gets back into gear this week – highs and lows

Well the days that boxing fans in America have been waiting for have come and gone, as live fight cards returned to America with Top Rank hosting two fights cards – one on Tuesday and one on Thursday. They took place at the Grand Ballroom of the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas, and to see the fights in that setting took some getting … Continue reading Top Rank gets back into gear this week – highs and lows

Top Rank is ready to rock with fights starting June 9th

It has been a while, but boxing in the US will be back. Starting on Tuesday June 9th, Top Rank will have live fights at the MGM Grand Conference Center Grand Ballroom that will be broadcast live on the ESPN family of networks. The main event will feature the WBO featherweight champion Shakur Stevenson (13-0, 7 KOs) against Felix Caraballo (13-1-2, 9 KOs) in a bout that will … Continue reading Top Rank is ready to rock with fights starting June 9th

Stevenson wins WBO featherweight title

The 2016 silver medalist has now become a world champion. Shakur Stevenson (13-0, 7 KOs) cruised to a unanimous decision victory over Joet Gonzalez (23-1) with three scores of 119-109 to win the WBO featherweight championship that was vacated by Oscar Valdez. He is the first male Olympian from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games to become a world champion. This was supposed to be a … Continue reading Stevenson wins WBO featherweight title