29 Mar

Two Possible Opponents for Shakur Stevenson's Next Fight

WBC lightweight (up to 61,2 kg) champion Shakur Stevenson (21-0, 10 KOs) has two potential opponents for his championship match. The bout could be against Russian boxer Zaur Abdullaev (19-1, 11 KOs) or German boxer Artem Harutyunyan (12-1, 7 KOs), as reported by Boxing 24/7.

The date for the next fight has been confirmed for July 6th in New Jersey. Previously, Devin Haney had stated that Shakur would be boxing against Abdullaev, who is a former opponent of Devin himself.

This fight will be Shakur's last under his contract with Top Rank and his first defense of the WBC lightweight title.