Shakur Stevenson will go up against Jamel Herring for his WBO junior lightweight title. Ahead of this title clash, here we take a look at five intriguing facts about Shakur Stevenson.
Stevenson represented the United States at the 2016 Summer Olympics, where he won a silver medal in the bantamweight division.
Stevenson's biological father is of Puerto Rican descent.
Stevenson's biological father was not a part of his life. Instead, he was raised by his mother, Malikah Stevenson, and his stepfather Shahid Guyton.
Stevenson is inspired by the former undefeated two-division world champion Andre Ward.
Stevenson took up boxing at age five under his grandfather Wali Moses.