Shakur Stevenson Vs. Robson Conceicao This night time On ESPN
By the use of Jeff Calfa: Beltless Shakur Stevenson shall be coping with Robson Conceicao this night time in the main match on ESPN at the Prudential Heart in Newark, New Jersey.
On Thursday, Stevenson (18-0, 9 KOs) left out weight by means of coming in at 131.6 lbs at the weigh-in, which worth him his WBC & WBO super featherweight titles.
Many boxing enthusiasts imagine Stevenson not at all intended on making weight, as he’d planned on moving up to 135 after the struggle anyway. With Conceicao’s size receive advantages and toughness, some actually really feel that Stevenson wanted to verify he didn’t boil all of the approach all the way down to make the 130-lb limit.
The Brazilian Conceicao defeated Vasyl Lomachenko throughout the amateur ranks, which displays how talented he is. In 2016, Conceicao captured an Olympic gold medalist.
As a certified, the only defeat on Conceicao’s report is a debatable 12 round selection against Oscar Valdez final September. Conceicao felt he won the struggle, as do many of us.
If Stevenson loses this night time, a rematch with Conceicao is also very in all probability, and that’ll prolong his switch up to 135.
“You not at all know what is the toughest struggle. Chances are high that you can transfer there, and they’re talking about Tank and Devin are the toughest struggle because of that’s who I might take a look at it,” discussed Shakur Stevenson to DAZN Boxing Show when asked who the toughest struggle for him at 135.
“I’m growing old and wiser now. What if I’m going there and to determine they’re not that tough, and then I struggle Lomachenko, and he provides me all he’ll damage loose struggle. You not at all know who your toughest opponent is until you get throughout the ring with them.
“Anyone that can transfer to the Olympic video video games and win an Olympic gold medalist, that’s one of the hardest problems to do in existence. You got to acknowledge him. I’m not looking earlier him.
“I know he’s a very good fighter, and he’s got excellent issues that he do. He’s going against me, and I’m going to conquer him up.
“I consider me and Lomachenko must be pay-per-view. That’s a big, massive struggle; specifically, I’m going to turn up and put it on the market. On the other hand we will be able to’t fail to remember Conceicao. I’m going to verify I advertise that struggle.
“I’m a celeb. I’m so confident the sphere is falling in love with me of changing into a big superstar throughout the recreation of boxing. I’m merely able and letting the whole thing take care of itself.