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Stevenson dominates as boxing returns to Las Vegas

Jun 10, 2020 - 1:26 PM

'It's a different atmosphere,' says Shakur Stevenson after the unbeaten American won boxing's first major fight card since the start of the pandemic

PERFECT RUN. Shakur Stevenson (right) also stops Christopher Diaz in their featherweight fight last year. File photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Tearful Stevenson eyes pro stardom after Olympic heartbreak

Aug 21, 2016 - 4:13 AM

Shakur Stevenson will turn pro under Floyd Mayweather with plans to win a world title and break records

HEARTBREAK. Shakur Stevenson was set on winning the USA's first boxing gold since 2004. Now he turns his attention to the pro game. Photo by Yuri Cortez/AFP

Cuban Ramirez beats Mayweather protege Stevenson for Olympic gold

Aug 21, 2016 - 2:56 AM

USA s boxing gold medal drought continues as Cuba s Robeisy Ramirez wins the bantamweight crown at the expense of Shakur Stevenson

GOLDEN BOY. Robeisy Ramirez joins an elite list which includes Joel Casamayor, Guillermo Rigondeaux, Felix Savon and Teofilo Stevenson of Cuban boxers to win multiple Olympic gold medals. Photo by Yuri Cortez/AFP

Rio braces for tasty US-Cuba boxing clash

Aug 19, 2016 - 11:05 AM

Many believe the upcoming bout between Robeisy Ramirez and Shakur Stevenson should be the best fight of the boxing event in Rio

Russian boxer in judging controversy withdraws due to injury

Aug 18, 2016 - 10:55 PM

Vladimir Nikitin who was awarded a decision over Michael Conlan which most felt was inappropriate pulls out of his semifinal match with Shakur Stevenson

BRONZE. Vladimir Nikitin, who was fortunate to receive decisions over Chatchai Bundee and Michael Conlan, will not compete in his semifinal match. Photo by Yuri Cortez/AFP

Olympian Shakur Stevenson could be the next US boxing sensation

Jul 24, 2016 - 1:52 PM

The 19 year old Shakur Stevenson stands as USA s brightest boxing medal hope after the country failed to earn one in 2012