Five Potential Opponents for Shakur Stevenson after Edwin De Los Santos Fight

Shakur Stevenson secured the vacant WBC world lightweight title with a unanimous decision over Edwin De Los Santos. Who will he fight next? Let's look at five of his potential opponents.

Devin Haney

Stevenson challenging Haney is a big deal. With Stevenson holding the WBC lightweight title and Haney the WBA, WBO, and IBF belts, a potential bout could determine the undisputed champion and make boxing history.

Vasily Lomachenko

Stevenson eyes a significant bout with Lomachenko, who turned down the opportunity initially. Stevenson criticized Lomachenko's decision as weak but believes holding the WBC title could entice the 35-year-old to reconsider the matchup.

Frank martin

Frank Martin, undefeated in 18 fights, could be a solid next opponent for Stevenson in the WBC, given his high ranking and age of 28.

Gervonta Davis

Gervonta Davis, considered boxing's biggest star, is seen as a potential opponent by Stevenson. Confident in Davis's willingness, Stevenson finds the prospect intriguing, with both fighters holding perfect records.

Denys Berinchyk

Stevenson's No. 2 spot in the WBO lightweight rankings, with the undefeated Denys Berinchyk at No. 3. There's potential for a fight between them, given Berinchyk's title and the partnership between Queensbury Promotions and Top Rank.

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