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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…

Patrice Evra Retires From Football

Patrice Evra Retires From Football 

Patrice Evra holds UEFA Champions League Trophy
Former Manchester United Left back Patrice Evra has announced his retirement from professional football  a career which spanned 20 years and hashseen him play for some of the biggest clubs in Europe and the French National Team.

The 28 year old played for Nice, Monaco, Man Utd, Juventus, Marseille and West Ham and during his time at this clubs racked up 10 major Trophies at a Manchester United (this includes 5 Premier League titles and a UEFA Champions League in 2008), 2 Serie A titles and 2 Copa Italia during his time with Juventus


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Evra spent eight seasons at Old Trafford, earned 81 international caps for France from 2004 to 2016, he was involved in two World Cup's and three European Championships.

Patrice Evra

Evra was in 2009 recognized by UEFA, as the best left backs in Europe and was he was named in the UEFA Team of the Year. He was a very important player in the Manchester United squad during the late periods of Sir Alex Ferguson era.

Speaking to Soccer AM, Evra said :
"To be fair it was an easy decision to make. I feel blessed and really grateful every day about what I have achieved," he told Soccer AM .
"I am a little bit emotional saying it now but I think it is the right time to do it.
"I went with my instinct, I just want to stop now.
"I am 38. I know I still look young but it's time for the new generation. I am happy."

 Concerning His Coaching Career
"My playing career is officially over," Evra said. "I started training for the UEFA B Coaching License in 2013, now I want to finish it and then go on to get the UEFA A license.
"Sir Alex Ferguson said two of my players will be great managers and he mentioned me and Ryan Giggs. It was a big compliment.
"I don't want to do it straight away so I will work in TV and with my brand.
"I love to make people happy and laugh but when I am work I know I need to focus.

"I need maybe another year to enjoy life after so many sacrifices before becoming a manager.
"I know I can do it. I can't dedicate myself 100 per cent right now."


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