Shakur Stevenson won twice yesterday
May 01 2022
The first win came when Stevenson defeated Oscar Valdez in a unanimous 117-110, 118-109, 118-109 decision.
Stevenson dominated from minute one in front of a crowd of 10,102 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Stevenson knocking Valdez down in the sixth round. Valdez ended up hanging on but never seriously threatened to Stevenson.
The result moved up Stevenson to 18-0 in his career and dropped Valdez to 30-1.
The second win came during the postfight interview going.
Shakur Stevenson paused, got on one knee, brought out a ring and proposed to his girlfriend, rapper Young Lyric ... and she said aww yes.
Shakur Stevenson represented Team USA in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, winning a silver medal.
Shakur is currently ranked No.1 in ESPN's junior lightweight divisional rankings.
"I'm a superstar in this sport," the 24-year-old he said after the fight."Line em up. I'm ready for whoever."
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