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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…

WBSS Final : Josh Taylor Decisions Regis Prograis To Win Ali Trophy

WBSS Final : Josh Taylor Decisions Regis Prograis To Win Ali Trophy 

Josh Taylor And Regis Prograis Fight
The WBSS finally came to an end for the super lightweights and the final was explosive as expected. Taylor produced a masterful performance against formerly undefeated Regis Prograis, defeating the American via a herd earned Unanimous Decision with scores 114 - 114,115-113 and 117 - 112 at the O2OArena in London.

Josh Taylor was impressive throughout and even when he looked gased towards the end of the fight, he was able to take in blows from a resurgent Prograis who sensed he needed a KO to win the fight.

Prograis output significantly slowed early in  the championship rounds giving room to Taylor  who drilled and bloodied him in the seventh round. However Prograis Battled back in the 8th round using his Jab and even successfully landed a big right hand that Taylor with ease. 
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Prograis continued his resurgence in the 9th but Taylor finished the better fighter at the end. In the 10th round, a huge cut opened on the right eye lid of Taylor, who was forcing the fight in the round.

Both fighters had their moments in the eleventh round, Taylor also had a cut on his left eyelid, as Prograis was more dominant of the two.

Prograis fired in for a Knockout in the 12th round but Taylor was ready to exchange with him till the final bell was heard.

Regis Prograis Vs Josh Taylor 

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