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Shakur Stevenson Breaks Down Felix Caraballo, Stops Him In Six

Shakur Stevenson Breaks Down Felix Caraballo, Stops Him In Six ↑ Grab this Headline Animator
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…

RIP : Maxim Dadashev Dies Of Brain Damage After TKO Loss

RIP : Maxim Dadashev Dies Of Brain Damage After TKO Loss

Maxim Dadashev Dies Of Brain Damage
Maxim Dadashev lost his life battling with subdural hematoma and bleeding on the brain after his technical-knockout defeat to Subriel Matias in an IBF junior welterweight elimination match ESPN televised from MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland.

The news was first confirmed by his trainer Buddy McGirt and his strength and conditioning coach Donatas Janusevicius on ESPN in the early hours of Tuesday. 


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Dadashev's corner stopped the fight after the 11th round after observing their fighter had taken so much damage but there was more, as after he worked out of the ring, he collapsed and started vomiting.

He was taken out of the Arena on a stretcher and taken to a nearby hospital where an emergency two-hour emergency surgery to relieve the swelling of the brain and then left in a medical induced coma.

Dadashev (13-1, 11 KOs), a native of Russia began his career in 2016 and was unbeaten before facing the Unbeaten Subriel Matias (14-0, 14 KOs). 


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