“He Didn’t Throw One Punch Like That”: Fans Troll Shakur Stevenson as His Street Brawl Clip Resurfaced on the Internet Following Disappointing Performance Against Edwin De Los Santos

Published 11/18/2023, 7:20 AM EST

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Unexpected! That’s the only word which could define last night’s performance from Shakur Stevenson. In the lead-up to the fight, Stevenson had everyone convinced about his dominant victory over Edwin De Los Santos. However, what transpired last night was far from it! ‘Sugar’ Stevenson’s lackluster performance drew massive criticism from the boxing world. Yet, that’s not the reason Shakur has become the butt of all jokes today. 

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In a surprising turn of events, a user turned to X (formerly Twitter), sharing a forgotten CCTV footage of Shakur. The footage showed Shakur, alongside his friend, brawling with a random couple on the streets of Miami Beach. Alongside the clip, the user wrote in the caption, “The last time Shakur Stevenson fight was exciting,” poking fun at Shakur’s recent pro fight. Naturally, as the clip went viral on the platform, Shakur became the laughing stock among fans. 

Fans suggest Shakur Stevenson was scared during the fight

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Since the old clip reappeared on X, fans could not help but draw comparisons with Shakur’s fight last night. Since the tweet went live on X, it has gathered over 540K views, more than 3K hearts, and a plethora of comments. 

One user suggested Shakur could have used his friend’s help in last night’s fight.

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Another user who did not watch the clip before claimed Shakur will be sued soon. Responding to the comment, the person who shared the clip clarified that the lawsuit has been settled already.

Someone else praised the woman seen in the clip brawling with Shakur, claiming she held her ground during the fight.

The next user drew comparisons between Shakur’s moves in the clip and his lackluster performance last night.

One user claimed Shakur could not mirror the moves in the clip during his fight last night. With that out of the way, what does Edwin have to say about last night’s fight?

Edwin De Los Santos claims Shakur came for a Track meet

With the responses from the fans, it’s abundantly clear what the masses think about Shakur’s performance. However, the question remains – what does Edwin think about Shakur’s performance? After the fight concluded last night, Edwin described his thoughts about the fight in the post-fight interview.

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Edwin asserted that they came into the fight with different mindsets. “I came to fight, he came for a track meet,” Edwin told ESPN. He went on to suggest that the decision was unfair and that he is the people’s champion. “He was gifted a title, but I am the champion of the people,” said Edwin. According to Edwin, he is above Shakur’s level.

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With the forgotten clip resurfacing online, fans have taken to ridiculing the recently crowned WBC Lightweight champion. However, the burning question is – what are your thoughts on last night’s fight? 

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Sudeep Sinha

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Sudeep Sinha is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. With a rich background as a content writer for various companies, Sudeep's journey as a sports writer has been driven by his unwavering fascination with boxing and its multifaceted appeal. For Sudeep, boxing represents the perfect blend of athleticism, strategy, and a profound connection to the human spirit.
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