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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…

Regis Prograis Vs Maurice Hooker Finalised For April 14

Regis Prograis Vs Maurice Hooker Finalised For April 14

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Two top former 140 pound titlist Regis Prograis and Maurice Hooker will top a card the also has Two lightweight contenders Luke Campbell and  Javier Fortuna colliding for the vacant WBC lightweight title on the 17th of April airing live on DAZN from MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland.

Prograis and Hooker ,who both saw their title reign and unbeaten record ended in separate unification bouts last year have long been in negotiation and according to reliable sources, terms for the fight has now been finalised.

Supporting the main event is a WBC Championship fight between England's Campbell and Dominican Republic's Fortuna, a fight that has long been agreed but delayed by the search for a suitable venue up until last week.

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As announced by ESPN's Dan Rafael, the fight will be announced this weekend during the fight card headlined by former multi-division titlists in Mikey Garcia and Jessie Vargas which takes place at the the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas (Saturday, 8:00pm ET).

Hooker (27-1-3, 18KOs) saw his title striped off him with a 6th round knockout loss in the hands of Jose Ramirez in July, ending his 13th month title reign after two successful title defences. He has since returned with a 1st round knockout victory over Uriel Perez back in December 2019.

New Orleans’ Prograis (24-1, 20KOs) however, wasn't able to defend successfully his title after winning it with a 6th round Knockout victory over Kiryl Relikh in their World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) semifinal clash in April. His reign only lasted till the day of the Final, when he lost a decision in his unification with Josh Taylor.

Regis Prograis Vs Maurice Hooker
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