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BREAKING: Two Women ‘Accused of Attacking Shakur Stevenson’s Mother’ During Valdez-Stevenson Post-Fight Press Conference

Published 05/01/2022, 6:24 AM EDT

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Shakur Stevenson just had a dominating win over Oscar Valdez at MSG, New York. With this victory over Valdez, Stevenson now displays a professional record of 18 wins and 0 losses. In the same vein, Oscar Valdez’s undefeated record finally ends and Stevenson claims the WBC title for good.

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After the match, following this impressive victory over Valdez, Stevenson immediately proposed to his partner, Young Lyric, in the center of the ring.


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However, things took an unexpected turn when two women attacked Stevenson’s mother inside the venue, and the unified super-featherweight champ abruptly ended the news conference to be at her aid.

Mother of Shakur Stevenson under attack inside MSG

Mike Coppinger, a boxing insider for ESPN, first reported the event on Twitter.



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He took the matter to Twitter and in front of millions wrote, “Apparently two women are accused of attacking Shakur Stevenson’s mother, which abuptly [abruptly] concluded the news conference when Shakur rushed to her aid. Was unclear what was happening in real time.”

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Thankfully, the situation is now under control, and the family of the young champion is all secured and safe.

How does the career of Stevenson now look following his win over Valdez?

Stevenson won the fight against Valdez via a unanimous decision. As per the updates, here’s how judges scored the bout – 118-109, 117-110, and 118-109. Following this victory, the twenty-four-year-old now shows an undefeated record of 18wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws.

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With this match on the profile, Shakur Stevenson now has eight fights where he went the distance. Some of the other fellows with whom he won via a decision are Jeremia Nakathila, Toka Kahn Clary, Joet Gonzalez, and Christopher Diaz.

Who does he want to fight next?

Well, the young champion is not in a hurry to pick his next fight. However, after the bout ended with Oscar Valdez, the following is what he told ESPN:


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“I’m ready for anyone, I want all the belts.”

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In 2016, at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, Stevenson won a silver medal for the United States of America. In addition, he is now the unified super-featherweight champion in professional boxing.


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At the age of only twenty-four, there are quite a lot of accolades Stevenson has achieved. As he continues to go forth at full throttle, what do you have to say about him? Let us know in the comments below.

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Written by:

Samrat Sardar


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Samrat Sardar is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports and is currently a final year undergraduate student of English literature. A passionate content creator, he has been writing since his high school days, and possesses work experience as a commercial writer for companies such as WordsKraft among others. Samrat believes he fell in love with boxing the day he watched Vasiliy Lomachenko share the ring with Guillermo Rigondeaux.
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Vibhanshu Kumar