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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…

Deontay Wilder Vs Tyson Fury Rematch - Ordered By WBC

Deontay Wilder Vs Tyson Fury Rematch - Ordered By WBC

8/12/2018

Deontay Wilder Vs Tyson Fury Rematch - Ordered By WBC


The WBC has ordered an Immediate rematch if the Heavyweight Clash between Lineal Champion Tyson Fury and WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder on Friday.

Both fighters had left open the prospect of fighting again, with WBW, WBO, IBF, IBO Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua still hanging as a potential opponent for the two fighters.

Tyson Fury - Anthony Joshua Will Get Knocked Out By Deontay Wilder 

The WBC Champion Deontay Wilder was being outpointed for most of the rounds but made points even with his two KnockDowns in the 9th and 12th, the later would have been called a knockout by many referees.

Deontay Wilder Ponders, How Tyson Fury Got Up 

Both fighters believed they should have won the fight, but there is another chance to clear doubts, as the WBC released a statement on Friday, ordering the immediate rematch.
"The World Boxing Council conducted a voting through the board of governors, which resulted in a unanimous agreement to sanction a direct rematch between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.

"Wilder and Fury gave boxing one of the best fights in the heavyweight division in a long time, which has created tremendous popular demand for the fans to see a rematch.

"The WBC is happy to confirm that a direct rematch has been approved and will create in a ruling which will also consider the mandatory status of the division.

"I wish to once again congratulate Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury for their great battle inside the ring and for the exemplary sportsmanship after the bout."

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