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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…

Anthony Joshua Ordered To Face WBA Mandatory Alexander Povetkin

Anthony Joshua Ordered To Face WBA Mandatory Alexander Povetkin

26/6/2018



Anthony Joshua might need to face his WBA  Mandatory Alexander Povetkin before the Heavyweight title unification with Deontay Wilder. This is because the WBA has ordered the unified Heavyweight to sign the contract "within 24 hours".

The massive unification fight between Wilder and Joshua, has been delayed by Wilder's signature on the contract.

The WBA, now impatient had given Joshua an extra month to finalize his negotiations for the unification and since it's seems to the heading no where, it has ordered Champ to conclude Signing the contract with Povetkin.



"Today the WBA requested an answer from Anthony Joshua's team regarding his fight with the mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin". WBA president Gilberto Mendoza said.

"The WBA have allowed over a month extension to negotiations with Povetkin and also ongoing discussions with Deontay Wilder.

"It appears the Wilder team have not returned the contract for the fight and therefore we are requesting a date for the Joshua versus Povetkin fight with immediate effect."


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