09 Apr 2023

Shakur Stars in Lightweight Debut, Eyes Undisputed Crown

Shakur Stevenson (20-0, 10 KOs) had been labeled “boring” at times on his way up the ranks. Being someone who enjoys watching high level boxing as much as I do an all out war, I never agreed with those opinions. Regardless of what was said in the past, ever since

Avatar photo 8
07 Apr 2023

Weigh-In Results: Shakur vs Yoshino

Main Event: 12 Round WBC Lightweight Title Eliminator Shakur Stevenson: 134.4 lbs Shuichiro Yoshino: 135.0 lbs Co-Feature: 10 Round Heavyweight Bout Jared Anderson: 247.4 lbs George Arias: 236.6 lbs ESPN Opener: 10 Round Lightweight Bout Keyshawn Davis: 134.2 lbs Anthony Yigit: 134.8 lbs ESPN+ Undercard Results 8 Round Heavyweight Bout

Avatar photo 1
06 Apr 2023

Shakur vs Yoshino Presser Recap

Photos via Mikey Williams, Top Rank Boxing Today was the official press conference for this weekend’s Top Rank Boxing show that will take place Saturday night at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Shakur Stevenson (19-0, 9 KOs) is headlining in his hometown as he makes his lightweight debut.

Avatar photo 2
04 Apr 2023

Boxing Schedule: Shakur, ShoBox, ‘Bam’ and Inferno…

Want more columns like this subscribe to my newsletter here. Shakur is Now A Lightweight The best fight of the week or most notable one will see two-division world champion, Shakur Stevenson taking on Japan’s Shuichiro Yoshino, with the WBC lightweight #1 contender spot on the line. Stevenson is trending

Avatar photo 0
27 Feb 2023

Main Card for Shakur vs Yoshino Finalized

The ESPN televised portion of the April 8th Top Rank Boxing card has been officially announced. The card will take place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Shakur Stevenson (19-0, 9 KOs) will be headlining at his hometown arena for the second straight outing, making his debut in

Avatar photo 3
21 Dec 2022

2022 Boxing Prospect of the Year: Robeisy Ramirez

2022 Winner: Robeisy Ramirez 2021 Winner: Jesus Ramos Jr Robeisy Ramirez fits our bill for Prospect of the Year, as the two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, who is most famous for losing his pro debut, has reinvented himself as a very bad boy in the sport of boxing. Ramirez used to

Avatar photo 2
08 Dec 2022

Final Presser for Teofimo Lopez vs Sandor Martin

This Saturday Teofimo Lopez (17-1, 13 ko) takes on Sandor Martin (40-2, 13 ko) for Lopez’s NABF & WBO International Junior Welterweight Titles/WBC final eliminator. Though Martin is a pretty massive underdog going into this fight, much the same way as he was against Mikey Garcia, you would have no

Avatar photo 1
28 Nov 2022

December 10th at the Hulu Theatre: Highlighting Some of the Best Young Talent in Boxing

On December 10th, at the Hulu Theater in New York City, Teofimo Lopez will take on Sandor Martin for WBO international junior lightweight championship after Lopez’s initial opponent, Jose Pedraza, pulled out with an illness. This may be a more interesting fight, as Martin (40-2, 13 ko) is more in

Avatar photo 0
26 Oct 2022

Teofimo Lopez-Jose Pedraza & Rising Stars Jared Anderson, Xander Zayas and Keyshawn Davis Set for MSG Fight Night LIVE on ESPN

NEW YORK (Oct. 26, 2022) — Four of boxing’s most electrifying young talents hope to strike the Heisman pose Saturday, Dec. 10, at Madison Square Garden. Former lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez makes his second appearance at junior welterweight in the 10-round main event against former two-weight world champion Jose “Sniper” Pedraza. In the 10-round

Avatar photo 0
27 Aug 2022

Commey, Pedraza Fight To Draw, Anderson Is A Star

Pedraza, Commey Fight To Draw Super lightweights Jose Pedraza and Richard Commey fought to a draw in Oklahoma, on a Top Rank card broadcast on ESPN.  The fight was hard to score. Commey was very aggressive early. A cut opened up above Commey’s eye in the sixth round, and seemingly Pedraza never lost around

Avatar photo 4