Meet Shakur Stevenson – 19 year old Shakur Stevenson is set to make his professional boxing debut this Saturday night on the undercard of Bob Arum and Top Rank’s pay-per-view boxing card at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.
Stevenson started boxing at 5 years old and the decorated amateur won a silver medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro to add to the several world titles he earned at the youth level.
Shortly after the Olympic games Stevenson signed a contract to turn professional with Arum and TR. The venerable Arum spent 2016 signing a great deal of amateur talent from around the world and Stevenson is the key signing from the United States.
Meet Shakur Stevenson
In this latest TBC interview, our roving cameraman Marcelino Castillo caught up with Stevenson as the young man made the rounds after Wedneesday’s press conferences for the event.
Stevenson mentions Andre Ward as an influence in the interview and Stevenson’s charisma and talent have led some to label him the next Floyd Mayweather Jr. Through all the praise the young man takes it all in stride and beams his mega-watt smile. Check ot this TBC exclusive,
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