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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…

Conor McGregor Announces Return, Slams Khabib Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor Announces Return, Slams Khabib Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor Celebrates win
Conor McGregor has announced a date for his return to the Octagon, stating clearly that the fight will be held at the T Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, against an un-named opponent.

McGregor has clearly plotted out his path to a rematch against reigning UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, which according to him will begin with his return Fight on January 18th and after that, a fight against the winner of Jorge Masvidal Vs Nate Diaz, before working towards a fight against the champ Khabib Nurmagomedov in Russia.
“I have some news for you all, for the world, here today,” McGregor told the gathered media. 
“For me, I wish to compete here in Moscow, Russia. We know that, this is known. We know what bout I am seeking here in Mother Russia, the people of Russia deserve this inevitable rematch to take place here in Moscow and it will happen. However, I am not waiting around for that man [Nurmagomedov]. That man is a known pullout; a known fearer of risk - he does not take risk - so for me, I am not waiting around.”
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Conor McGregor also refused to name his return fight opponent, siting the UFC craftiness as a reason to withhold the information from the public. According to him, he is in the best condition of his life and believes no one can stand in the way of "The Notorious".

“I would like to announce the return of ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor will take place on January 18th in the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada,” said McGregor. 
“So, that is my comeback fight, it’s 12 weeks this Saturday. I’m in prime physical condition, I’ve agreed the date with the company. As far as the opponent, I have the opponent’s name, but for me and the game that I’m in, and from experience, if I was to give you people the name - which I would love to do - I know the UFC would flip it because they are a crafty company. For me, here’s this one, ask the UFC who the opponent is because I do not give a f*ck who the opponent is. January 18th...the return of ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor...twelve weeks this Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.”

 After declaring his intent known, McGregor lashed out a long tirade of ill filled words against the Khabib NNurmagomedov, calling him a coward by nature and claiming it is the nature of Dagestani men to cower, despite having everyone in support of the fight.

Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor

“He can run - and he does run - it’s in the nature of the Dagestani man to run, every great Russian knows this about the Dagestani men, every Chechen knows this about the Dagestani men - they run and they cower,” said McGregor. 
“That’s it, and that’s what you’re seeing with Khabib, he is running and he is cowering away like he did in Brooklyn when I showed up that day. It’s an inevitable rematch. I will tell him this: you can run, but you cannot hide. You see him last week, or whenever it was, he ran out of the press conference...he scurried out of the press conference here in Moscow. It’s in his nature, but trust me, I am coming for him. But forget him for the minute, like I said, January 18 - the return of a fully focused ‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor will take place in the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada.”

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