Tag Archive | Shakur Stevenson

Jose Pedraza & Rising Stars Jared Anderson, Xander Zayas and Keyshawn Davis Set for MSG Fight Night LIVE on ESPN

 Four of boxing’s most electrifying young talents hope to strike the Heisman pose Saturday, Dec. 10, at Madison Square Garden. Former lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez makes his second appearance at junior welterweight in the 10-round main event against former two-weight world champion Jose “Sniper” Pedraza. In the 10-round heavyweight co-feature, Jared “The Real Big Baby” Anderson aims for his 13th straight […]

 Lightweight Phenom Emiliano “El General” Vargas Signs Promotional Contract with Top Rank

 Lightweight prodigy Emiliano “El General” Vargas, the youngest fighting son of former junior middleweight world champion “Ferocious” Fernando Vargas and one of boxing’s blue-chip talents, has inked a multi-year promotional contract with Top Rank. Trained by his father, Vargas (1-0, 1 KO) is a seven-time national amateur champion who turned 18 in April. The Las Vegas native […]

Hometown Hero Shakur Stevenson Defeats Robson Conceição in Newark Extravaganza

Shakur Stevenson lost his junior lightweight world titles on the scale Thursday afternoon. He wasn’t about to lose the fight. Stevenson bested Robson Conceição by 12-round unanimous decision (117-109 2x and 118-108) in front of 10,107 fans Friday evening at Prudential Center, the largest crowd ever to attend a boxing event at the arena. Stevenson (19-0, 9 KOs) […]

Shakur Stevenson and Robson Conceição ready to thrill Boxing Fans in Newark

Newark’s hometown hero, Shakur Stevenson (18-0, 9 KOs) is set for his homecoming against Robson Conceição (17-1, 8 KOs)TONIGHT in the 12-round main event at Prudential Center. Stevenson missed the 130-pound weight limit by 1.6 pounds and was stripped of his WBC and WBO world titles. Conceição is eligible to win the titles with a victory, and if Stevenson wins, those titles will become vacant. […]

Newark Bound: Shakur Stevenson & Robson Conceição Touch Down in Brick City

 WBC/WBO/Ring Magazine junior lightweight world champion Shakur Stevenson has never fought at home as a world champion. The six letters on the front of his trunks — Newark — represents his past and immediate future. Stevenson (18-0, 9 KOs), a 2016 Olympic silver medalist, will defend his belts against Brazilian Olympic gold medalist Robson Conceição (17-1, 8 KOs) on Friday […]

Lightweight Keyshawn Davis preparing to go gold digging next year in Japan at 2020 Olympics

Team USA lightweight Keyshawn Davis has been preparing all of his young life to represent his country in the Olympics. If everything goes as planned and remains on schedule, the Norfolk, Virginia native will be boxing for gold next year in Japan. The 20-year-old Davis, who sports a 110-15 amateur record, is racking up medals […]

Heaven can’t wait: LA flyweight Heaven Garcia Fighting for another gold medal at Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018

Los Angeles flyweight Heaven Garcia is on a mission to become only the third American boxer, second female, to capture gold medals at the Youth World Championships and upcoming Youth Olympics during the same year, joining Shakur Stevenson and Jajairia Gonzales, who both accomplished this rare feat in 2014. The Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos […]