Shakur Stevenson is about to defend his WBC and WBO junior light-weight titles in a Friday night time important occasion on ESPN, the place he’ll face Robson Conceicao.
The 2 met up for in the present day’s closing presser, and their stare down photograph op received just a bit bit heated, with loads of speaking between the 2 of them and a quiet little separation as every refused to again down.
Right here’s the video of the face off:
Stevenson (18-0, 9 KO) shall be a giant favourite within the struggle, as he’s seemed just like the clear class of the 130 lb division, however Conceicao (17-1, 8 KO) is not any scrub, both, an Olympic gold medalist who gave Oscar Valdez a tricky struggle a couple of yr in the past.
After all, Stevenson dominated Valdez in April of this yr to unify his two belts, however kinds make fights and all that. Pay attention, I’m attempting to get excited.
The cardboard can even function the return of blue chip light-weight prospect Keyshawn Davis (5-0, 4 KO) in opposition to veteran Omar Tienda (25-5, 18 KO), plus many extra High Rank prospects together with Henry Lebron, Jahi Tucker, Bruce Carrington, Floyd Diaz, and extra.
Unhealthy Left Hook may have stay protection for Stevenson vs Conceicao on Friday, Sept. 23, beginning at 6 pm ET with the prelims and persevering with at 10 pm ET for the principle card.