Tag Archive | Shakur Stevenson

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 […]

Team USA Advances 3 to Youth World Championship Finals

On the eighth day of competition at the 2018 Youth World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Team USA advanced three boxers to the championship bouts, while Isamary Aquino (Universal City, Texas) picked up her second Youth World Championships bronze medal. Flyweight Asa Stevens (Waianea, Hawaii) started the Americans off on a winning note with a 3-2 […]

Keyshawn Davis is Pushing His Way to the Top

Overcoming adversity is something many people deal with throughout their lives, and it makes that person who they are. For Keyshawn Davis, he has been overcoming adversity from the beginning, and he is now on his way to the top of the boxing world. Davis began boxing when he was just nine-years-old, after his mother […]