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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…

Brandon Figueroa Dominates And Stops Javier Chacon In Four Rounds

Brandon Figueroa Dominates And Stops Javier Chacon In Four Rounds 

Brandon Figueroa Stops Javier Chacon
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Brandon Figueroa defended his WBA interim super bantamweight title with a fourth round knockout of Javier Chacon on Saturday night at the Bert Ogden Arena in Edinburg, Texas.

Figueroa was the aggressor throughout the the fight and looked too strong and physically big for Chacon, with a knockout ending looming right from the first round.

Figueroa landed two big lefts towards the end of the first round that made Chacon fold and retreat, avoiding further damage from the 22 year old.
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Figueroa battered the veteran throughout the second round while fighting out of a Southpaw stance and even in the third bullied Chacon around the ring landing shots to the head and the body.

Figueroa again used his physicality to beat down Chacon, despite the tactics used by the veteran to fend him off in the fourth round. Chacon was eventually dropped by a uppercut from Figueroa at 1:11 of the fourth round.

Chacon tried getting up from the canvas but fell head first back before the referee stopped the fight.

Figueroa increased his knockout streak to seven and defended the WBA Interim super bantamweight title for the first time. While the 38 year old Chacon got his four Fight winning streak snapped and lost for the fourth time by stoppage.
Brandon Figueroa  WBA Super Bantamweight champion

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