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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…

UFC 249 - Jacare Souza Returns Positive Corona Virus Result, Event Moves On

UFC 249 - Jacare Souza Returns Positive Corona Virus Result, Event Moves On

Ronaldo Souza UFC 249 Weigh In


UFC 249 will definitely be on the tongues of every critic after one of the fighters Jacare "Ronaldo" Souza tested positive to COVID 19, triggering the biggest fear surrounding the build up to the long awaited event.

Jacare "Ronaldo" Souza was to face Uriah Hall on UFC 249 undercard and was also part of the Weigh In and faceoff before his pre fight test returned a positive for COVID 19. The fight has now been pulled out if the fight card and but the event is still set to continue as planned.

The information which was first reported by ESPN was confirmed from a UFC official. Hunter Campbell, executive vice president and chief business officer of UFC told ESPN the promotion having an approval from the Florida State Athletic Commission to proceed with the event.
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The UFC later released a statement confirming Souza's corner men also tested positive to the virus and have all left the premises to self isolate after the test results were released. However, no other fighter has returned a positive test.
“UFC’s medical team examined Souza and his two cornermen and found them to be currently asymptomatic, or not exhibiting the common symptoms of COVID-19,” the statement read. “As per UFC’s health and safety protocols, all three men have left the host hotel and will be self-isolating off premises, where UFC’s medical team will monitor their conditions remotely and will provide assistance with any necessary treatment.”
Souza, who also resides in Florida , arrived Jacksonville on Wednesday and informed the Promotion, he was exposed to a family member who tested positive and was afterwards kept in Isolation. 

However, a since deleted video uploaded by heavyweight Fabricio Werdum, showed the fighter exposed to a lot of people.
Souza (26-8 MMA, 9-5 UFC) and Hall (15-9 MMA, 8-7 UFC)  both wore mask during the face off, observing some serious social distancing and hand gloves during the face off.

Jacare Souza Vs Uriah Hall
Uriah Hall Ronaldo Souza UFC 249 FaceOff


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