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Shakur Stevenson Breaks Down Felix Caraballo, Stops Him In Six

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WBO featherweight champion Shakur Stevenson made a successful 130 pound debut against Felix Caraballo, working him down to a sixth round stoppage victory in a non title fight at the MGM Grand Conference Center on Tuesday night.

Stevenson toyed with his opponent, breaking him down with every shot before, eventually ending the fight with a big body shot in the sixth round. The shot sent Caraballo to his knees and his gloves on the canvas and while stuck there because of the pains, the referee Tony Weeks was forced to end the fight at exactly 1:31 of the sixth.

With the win, the 2016 silver medallist Stevenson retained his unbeaten record and improved to (14-0, 8KOs). Stevenson was placed a 100-1 favourite, heading into the fight and he proved right the bookmarkers by winning all the five rounds (50-44, 50-44, 50-43) before the stoppage, dropping Caraballo (13-2-2, 9 KOs) twice in the first round…

Former UFC Champion Frank Mir Released From Promotion

Former UFC Champion Frank Mir Released From Promotion

Frank Mir had asked for his release since last year, when the United States Anti-Doping Agency had him suspended from two years for failing a drug test.

The former Champion announced the news on social media, that he had secured his official release from the promotion. Frank Mir ,who had the record (18-11).

The Champion had pleaded not-guilty to the accounts regarding the failed test, he tested positive to an anabolic steroid following a bout against Mark Hunt in March 2016 in Australia.
He will not be eligible to feature for the UFC till 2018 but could sign any where else, having fought exclusively in the UFC ever since his promotional debut in 2001, won the the UFC heavyweight championship in 2004 at age 25. He got stripped of his title for missing significant time because of a motorcycle accident.


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