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Boxing World in Awe as Shakur Stevenson Gets His November 16 Fight Promoted at Giants vs Raiders Game

Published 11/05/2023, 9:12 PM EST

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Just some time ago, the Las Vegas Raiders secured a 30-6 win against the New York Giants. The Raiders completely dominated the Giants, ending halftime with a 24-0 scoreline. Even after the halftime, the opponent team could only make six points more. So it was a great Monday game, and another thing that was noticeable in the game was the presence of the rising boxing star, Shakur Stevenson.

Just like the Raiders, he also hopes to dominate his opponent Edwin De Los Santos on November 16, Las Vegas. This is going to be an exciting matchup, and during the game, he was given the spotlight at the Allegiant Stadium. This was highly appreciated by the boxing fans and they wished him a great fortune in his upcoming fight.

Fans get excited by seeing Shakur Stevenson at the Raiders game

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Amid the game, the camera was panned towards the boxer, and his name was announced to introduce him to the crowd. Stevenson started posing for the camera ad the crowd cheered for the young star. The fans appreciated the presence of Stevenson at the football game. On top of that, his upcoming fight also got promoted along with his announcement.

One of the fans stated that this is amazing news and told Stevenson to have a great time. They also stated that he’s doing exactly what he needs to be doing.

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Another fan stated that the Raiders are promoting him more than his promotional banner, Top Rank.

One fan talked about how the Raiders fan wouldn’t have any idea about who Shakur Stevenson is.

A fan pointed out that it is great exposure not only for him but even for the sport of boxing.

An X user talked about how November 16 is going to be on Thursday, and there would not be any other event. Well, this could be sarcastic, since there’s Thursday Night Football on Thursdays.

The fans appreciated Shakur Stevenson attending a football game. It’s going to be amazing to watch him since Stevenson has promised to deliver a great fight for the fans.

Stevenson is prepared to face his opponent

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In a highly anticipated bout set for November 16 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Shakur Stevenson is going to challenge Dominican knockout artist Edwin De Los Santos for the vacant WBC lightweight title. Stevenson is aiming to become a three-division-champion. De Los Santos, a 24-year-old pressure fighter, known for his knockout power, will likely seek an early finish.

But Stevenson’s defensive prowess positions him to use De Los Santos’s aggression to his advantage by making him miss and expertly counterattacking. Recently, Stevenson said, “Edwin De Los Santos is a good fighter and he’s going to come to fight. I give him credit for actually taking this fight when so many other so-called ‘fighters’ ran from it. I’m the biggest boogeyman in boxing, and on November 16, the world will see why when I put on another great performance for the fans.

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So, both fighters are ready to face each other inside the squared circle. What are your predictions for this bout? Tell us in the comments section.

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Chirag Radhyan

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Chirag Radhyan is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. He has authored over 300 articles and loves to talk about the animosity between athletes, leading up to a fight. His coverage of the off-court drama between Jake Paul and Tommy Fury received widespread appreciation from readers.
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Arijit Saha