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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…

Terence Crawford Battles Egidijus Kavaliauskas On Dec. 14

Terence Crawford Battles Egidijus Kavaliauskas On Dec. 14

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WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford will defend his title against undefeated mandatory challenger Egidijus Kavaliauskas on Saturday, December 14 at Madison Square Garden and will be part of the special ESPN-televised tripleheader at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. 

Supporting the Card will be Brooklyn native Teofimo Lopez challenging IBF lightweight world champion Richard “RC” Commey in his first world title fight and crowning the triple header will be Irish prospect Michael Colan taking on Russian Vladimir Nikitin in a rematch of a 2016 fight. 

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“This is the best fight card of the year, and Madison Square Garden is a fitting venue for what will be a special night,” said Top Rank chairman Bob Arum. 
“Terence Crawford is a generational talent, but he’ll have his hands full against the ‘Mean Machine.’ Teofimo Lopez is taking a giant step up against Commey, and it will be a tremendous fight. Mick Conlan has been asking for Nikitin since the day he signed with Top Rank. He finally gets his wish, and I know he wants to correct the tremendous injustice of the Rio Olympics.”

Other Fights On the Card are yet to be announced and will be made know in the coming weeks. The fight will stream mainly on ESPN and the Televised broadcast will start at 6pm ET.

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