The new super featherweight world champion by WBO, Shakur Stevenson, He asked Oscar Valdez that they do the unification of the championships of the division.
“There is only one fight left,” said the American at the end of his fight. “It’s the biggest fight at the end of the day. Oscar (Valdez) can’t keep avoiding me. It’s time for us to fight, there’s nothing more to look at. The 130-pound division needs to be unified. Let’s do it! “
Shakur became a two-time world champion in different categories, after defeating by technical knockout in the eleventh round Jamel herring.
In October 2019 he won the feather scepter of the OMB by defeating by unanimous decision Joet González.
“I want to be a superstar in this sport,” said the also Olympic medalist. “I am here to last. I take it very seriously, I am disciplined. My head was saying, ‘I’m here to take the belt.’ I won’t let it be closed or do what they expect“.
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Valdez, meanwhile, is champion of the 130 pounds by the CMB from this year when he took the sash off Miguel “Alacrán” Berchelt, whom he beat by knockout.
The Sonoran already made his first defense against Robson Conceicao in a controversial decision in favor of the Mexican.
Also, both boxers are promoted by Top rank and Bob arum previously stated that you would like Oscar and Shakur they will face.
“I want to dominate,” he noted Stevenson. “And I dominate all my fights and nothing is going to change with whoever is in front of me. I don’t care who it is. “
Stevenson seeks unification with Valdez
Unlike his last fight against Jeremiah Nakathila in June of this year, where he was dominant but spectacular zero, in the contest against Jamel herring It was explosive and he managed to finish it.
“I have a dog inside me,” he pointed out. “People have to understand that, too. I’m from northern New Jersey. I have always had a dog in me. I don’t know why people think I’m not a dog because I dominate and make it look easy ”.