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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…

Sergey Kolalev Vs Anthony Yarde Purse Bid Scheduled For April 8

Sergey Kolalev Vs Anthony Yarde Purse Bid Scheduled For April 8

Sergey Kolalev Title unification
The WBO ordered their light  heavyweight world champion Sergey Kolalev to face Anthony Yarde after the later Knocked out Travis Reeves in the fifth round. The date of the purse bid has now been set for Monday,  April 8th, after both sides failed to reach an agreement during the 30 days negotiation period. 

The purse bid will be held at the WBO headquarters at 11am San Juan, PR. 

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    The WBO rules that the minimum bid for the title fight will be $30000 and pending on the location for the fight, the Champion gets 75% or 80% of the purse.

    Yarde (18-0, 17 KOs) has been knocking out opponents since turning pro back in 2015 but there are many question marks, as he has never gone beyond the seventh round and has never been with opponents in Kovalev's level.

    Anthony Yarde

    The three time light heavyweight world champion Sergey Kolalev dominated Eleider Alvarez through twelve rounds to regain his title in the Rematch of the fight last year, he lost via seventh round KO.

    Frank Warren and Bob Arum are coming Managers of heavyweight Tyson Fury and are known to have a close relationship, leaving question marks why the fight's purse bid will have to be invigilated by the sanctioning body.

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