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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…

Eddie Hearn Believes Daniel Jacobs Beats Canelo Alvarez On May 4th

Eddie Hearn Believes Daniel Jacobs Beats Canelo Alvarez On May 4th

Daniel Jacobs and Eddie Hearn

IBF middleweight Champion Daniel Jacobs will be facing a tough task in a unification fight with WBC and WBA middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez, when they meet at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on May 4th.

Daniel Jacobs has been known as a fighter not only in the sport but also, as a survivor  of a form of bone cancer. He returned after 19 months and still dished out great performances. 

Jacobs is clearly happy for the opportunity, maintaining that he can defeat Canelo and seems to be enjoying training camp
“This is the opportunity I’ve been waiting for. The opportunity to achieve greatness within the ring. It’s been an excellent training camp, I’m sure I can beat Canelo to establish myself as the best middleweight in the world, ” stressed Jacobs.

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    This positivity is also been shared by his promoter Eddie Hearn, who also strongly believes Jacobs will be the winner when they share the ring. He also believes that Canelo will be bringing all his fan base with him to the fight.

    "I believe so. Canelo has got the power of the sport behind him if you like. You know, but Daniel Jacobs, now this is his moment and he really believes he's going to win; we believe he's going to win," Hearn told Sporting News. 
    "I think it’s going to be a brilliant fight. Yeah, unification fight in the middleweight division. I think there is a lot of support for Daniel Jacobs, obviously Canelo has a huge fan base as well, but we really believe that Daniel Jacobs can win the fight on May 4."

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