WATCH: Shakur Stevenson Celebrates Win Over Oscar Valdez With Floyd Mayweather and Terence Crawford

Published 05/02/2022, 9:30 AM EDT

Shakur Stevenson proved this weekend why he is a special talent. The Olympic silver medalist unified WBC and WBO super featherweight titles, probably against the toughest opponent of his career. After the fight, he took to celebrate his win over Mexican pugilist Oscar Valdez. Interestingly, the boxing legend, Floyd Mayweather and Welterweight champion, Terence Crawford, also joined him.

The 24-year-old did what he exactly said throughout the fight week. The hottest talent of boxing disappointed the pro-Mexican crowd at the MGM Grand Garden Arena by delivering a dominating set of skills.


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Certainly, his performance deserved a party celebration, and Stevenson did exactly the same. Recently, he took to Instagram and shared a brief clip of an after-fight party. In the video, an unknown lady announced, “WBO the Ring Magazine junior lightweight champion of the world, Shakur Stevenson, give it up y’all I got you.”

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A loud cheer from the attendants of the party followed this announcement. But the highlight of the bash was Floyd Mayweather and Terence Crawford. Both appeared enjoying the music along with the star of night Shakur Stevenson.

‘The Pretty Boy’ came up in dashing black attire whereas ‘The Bud’ appeared bragging about his jewelry and a fine-looking watch. Stevenson was wearing yellow pants and an overshirt, along with a white t-shirt. The clip also showed that at one point, Mayweather put his hands on the shoulder of Stevenson and Crawford standing close to him and whispered something in their ears.

Overall, it was a grand celebration of Stevenson’s victory.

Highlights of the fight between Shakur Stevenson and Oscar Valdez

Shakur Stevenson and Oscar Valdez entered the ring, putting their undefeated streak at risk. The fight began on a slow note, with both fighters trying to get into the rhythm.


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In the initial rounds, Stevenson relied on the jab to keep Valdez from closing the distance, whereas Valdez kept trying to get close and land power shots. The intentions of both the fighters were clear. They were there with a game plan and both tried to execute it well.

However, Stevenson’s plan succeeded, and he won the fight by decision. He also scored a knockdown in the 6th round by catching Valdez with a leading hook. Overall, Stevenson dominated the fight and celebrated it later with his friends and family.


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Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek Singh is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Following the completion of his training as an amateur boxer, he is currently preparing to appear for trials at the state and national levels. With over 3 years of experience in playing the sport, Abhishek is also the holder of a Bachelor's in Arts degree from the University of Delhi.

Edited By: Vibhanshu Kumar