Who Is Shakur Stevenson’s Promoter?

Published 06/08/2021, 2:30 PM EDT
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – May 25: Team USA boxer Shakur Stevenson hits the bag during a demonstration at the U.S. Olympic Training Center May 25, 2016. Stevenson had sensors in his gloves that contained 3-d accelerometers and 3-d gyroscopes that measured frequency, force and effort exerted. (Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post via Getty Images)


In just over four years, Shakur Stevenson has found himself against the right opponents at the right time of his career. The 23-year-old already has the world featherweight title under his name and reflects an unbeaten record of 15-0. Hence, the southpaw pugilist appears to have a big future ahead with several more years to come in his fighting career.

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That said, he has been fortunate to have the legendary Bob Arum’s team as his promoter. Top Rank, Stevenson’s official promotion has handed him big checks in his last two fights. Although a million-dollar earning hasn’t come yet, ‘Fearless’ Stevenson looks likely to have it pretty early. Here’s a look at the people who exactly manage and promote the American puncher.

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Shakur Stevenson and the Top Rank

After Stevenson became a professional, Top Rank Inc, and Antonio Leonard Productions have co-promoted him. Andrew Warde, Stevenson’s hero, is his manager along with James Price. They also associated Josh Dublin in the process.

Meanwhile, his grandfather Waki Moses, and Kay Koroma trains Shakur Stevenson. Hence, the former 125 lbs champion has a ready team that has seen him become successful inside and outside the squared circle. While Stevenson is now exploring through the 140 lbs division, Top Rank looks likely to bring him the viable contenders.

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Top Rank boasts a roster full of world champions and elite boxers. From Tyson Fury, Mikaela Mayer to Jose Ramirez and several others, Bob Arum has one of the best stables in the boxing business. Hence, Stevenson is also one of the elite prospects, who can become even bigger in the coming days.

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He can face many of his own stablemates from Top Rank in the super featherweight journey. While many would try to dethrone him will try in the mix, Stevenson may continue trying his chances against the elites. So, it might not be a walk in the park at the 130 lbs roster for ‘Fearless’.

Do you think Shakur Stevenson will remain undefeated in his journey ahead?

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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