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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 Dirrell Vs David Benavidez Ordered By WBC, Winner Faces Yildirim

Anthony Dirrell Vs David Benavidez Ordered By WBC, Winner Faces Yildirim 

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WBC Super Middleweight champion Anthony Dirrell has been ordered to fight the WBC champion in recess, David Benavidez and the winner will be facing Avni Yildirim. 

The order was given in a press conference  held at the Ciragan palace, in Mexico. The WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman said. 
“I am very proud of these three fighters. Dirrell is a two time WBC champion who has overcome adversity and defeated cancer, Benavidez is a young man who has come back from the evils of recreational drugs and has found a path for a new life and Yildirim is a national hero hoping to become the first world champion from Turkey, who has dedicated his life with sacrifice and passion to make his dream come true” .
“This is what boxing is all about, the best fighting the best and I applaud the three sides for working together in this process”. 

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Benavidez got striped of the title after testing positive to Cocaine in an out of competition  random drug test and Dirrell won the vacated title with a split decision win over Yildirim.

Benavidez returned to action with a two round demolition of J'leon love on the Spence - Garcia fight Card a Week ago.

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