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Shakur Stevenson vs. Edwin de Los Santos Stats: Age, Height, Weight, Reach, Net Worth, Record, and More

Published 11/06/2023, 4:14 PM EST

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Shakur Stevenson and Edwin De Los Santos are all set to face off against each other on November 16 in Las Vegas. They’ll be battling it out for the coveted vacant WBC lightweight title. The backdrop to this clash involves Devin Haney, the former undisputed lightweight champion, who opted to pursue the super lightweight title at 135 pounds against Regis Prograis this December.

Stevenson, a rising star, aims for his second weight class title. He has previously claimed titles in featherweight and super featherweight categories. This adds an extra layer of anticipation to this upcoming showdown.

Shakur Stevenson vs. Edwin De Los Santos: Physical attributes

Stevenson, the 26-year-old world champion in two weight categories, holds a net worth somewhere between $3 million and $5 million. He stands 5 foot 7 inches tall. He last weighed in at 134.4 lbs for his fight against Shuichiro Yoshino. With a reach of 68 inches and a southpaw stance, he holds the record of 20 wins, out of which 10 were by knockout and no losses to his name. His knockout rate currently is at 50%.

His opponent, the fighter from the Dominican Republic, De Los Santos, stands at 5 feet 8 inches and weighs 130 lbs. With the same stance as Stevenson, his reach is 178 cm. The 24-year-old fighter holds a record of 16 wins, 1 loss, and 14 knockouts. This makes his knockout rate a scary 87.5%.

Other facts about Stevenson and De Los Santos

Shakur Stevenson, the eldest of nine siblings, was named after rapper Tupac Shakur. He started his boxing training at the age of 5 in his grandfather’s Newark, NJ gym. All the hard work paid off as he made history as the first U.S. male boxer to win both the Junior World Championship and Youth World Championship. Stevenson was also honored as the Best Junior Boxer of the Year by AIBA in 2013, a first for an American. He clinched gold in the flyweight category at the 2014 Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China. Additionally, he won a silver at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

De Los Santos, though a relatively newer name, showcased his talent by defeating Joseph Adorno on the Jaron Ennis–Roiman Villa card, winning unanimously. Earlier, he made waves by knocking out Jose Valenzuela on September 4 the previous year, during the Isaac Cruz–Edward Ramirez event. Notably, his only defeat came via a split decision against William Foster III. Despite this setback, he holds a slight advantage with a 70-inch (178-centimeter) reach. This upcoming fight marks his first title bout as a skilled southpaw from the Dominican Republic.

While anyone barely predicted this, the fight is finally happening on 16 November. It will be a major challenge for the Dominican to score a win against the seasoned Stevenson. Which side are you rooting for? Let us know in the comments below.

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Prachi Senapati is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. She has been a part of content creation and is using her expertise in the sport of Boxing. Her fascination with the combat sport stemmed from her early years when she witnessed the Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield fight.
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