Shakur believes that if he does not fight Valdez it is because Arum protects him

Óscar Valdez y Shakur Stevenson

Shakur stevenson, new super featherweight world champion for the OMB, stated that if the fight with Oscar Valdez, because Bob arum it is protecting it.

“There is no other fight,” said the American on what is next. “I think it is the most logical thing to do. I feel that (Emanuel) Navarrete it is 126 pounds. He’s only got the 126 belt. I’ve been challenging Valdez. I would feel that Bob is protecting Valdez if it does that, so I doubt it will. “

The president of Top rank He mentioned that he would like me to Emanuel “Vaquero” Navarrete fight with Valdez. However, for this to happen you have to gain from 126 to 130 pounds.

While Stevenson, who beat Jamel herring On Saturday October 23, he has challenged the Sonoran on several occasions since he rose to 130 pounds.

“I feel like he’s not going to have a choice at the end of the day,” he said. Shakur. “The Mexican and the Mexican fans are not going to allow him to continue avoiding me. Now I have a belt, I had a great performance with a high-level champion and I don’t think there is any other way now ”.

Oscar became a two-time world champion in February this year, when he knocked out Miguel “Alacrán” Berchelt in the ninth round to remove the super feather belt from the CMB.

For its part, The Cowboy Navarrete comes from defeating by unanimous decision Joet gonzalez in the second defense of the feather belt of the OMB. At the end he indicated that he would like to climb to 130 pounds to fight with Valdez.

Shakur seeks to be universal champion

Shakur stevenson wants to conquer the four championships of the super featherweight division. For this you have to beat Valdez, champion of CMB, and the Venezuelan Roger gutierrez, who has the sash of the AMB, while that of the FIB is vacant.

“I need each title at 130 pounds,” said the American. “At the end of the day, I need to be undisputed. I saw Teofimo (López) do it and I need it to happen with me too ”.

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