Shakur Stevenson PUNCHING POWER on display as he STOPS Yoshino in 6th round.

NEWARK, N.J. (April 8, 2023) — The King of Brick City Former 2 division world champion and now campaigning in his 3rd was laying his brick hands on Shuichiro Yoshino in his lightweight Debut in front of 10,408 in attendance, making it the Highest grossing boxing event in Prudential Center history. Shakur made a power statement to the rest of the division.
“Just tell all those other lightweights to get ready. I’m waiting for them. I can’t wait for them to finish the fights they’ve got going on, and then it’s my turn.

Shakur Stevenson (20-0, 10 KOs) secured his shot at the WBC lightweight title by Stopping Yoshino via 6th round.
Stevenson’s arsenal was on full display tonight as he used his signature lead right hand to control range before landing his offense. Yoshino, who had questioned Stevenson’s power before the fight, was aggressive but in a way that was too predictable.

In the fourth round, a three-punch combo sent Yoshino to the canvas for the second time. Stevenson continued landing at will until referee Allen Huggins was forced to stop the action at 1:35of the sixth.
Stevenson said. “He felt my power. I sat down on a couple punches and dropped him. Honestly, I wanted the ref to let it go on a little bit longer. I had just caught my second wind. I was going to put him out.

Fans and pundits have questioned Stevenson’s power and how it would transition to the lightweight division. Well the proof is in the pudding. Now at age 25 and no longer have to cut & drain to a weight he campaigned as a teen. Finally has given his body a chance to mature which equates to his natural power being unleashed.

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