In an impressive performance, Shakur Stevenson (14-0, 8 KOs) stayed unbeaten with a sixth-round body shot knockout of Felix Caraballo (13-2-2, 9 KOs) on Tuesday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
LAS VEGAS -TranscriptEvan Korn (Media Relations Director, Top Rank): First off, I want to thank all the media for hopping on this call as we bring back world-class boxing on Top Rank on ESPN. We kick things off Tuesday, June 9, from the MGM Grand Conference Center Grand Ballroom with one of the sport’s most dynamic young stars, WBO featherweight world champion Shakur Stevenson, who is testing the waters in a 10-round super featherweight bout against Puerto Rican contender Felix “La Sombra” Caraballo.The June 9 and June 11 events —June 11 being headlined by Jessie Magdaleno vs. Yenifel Vicente — will be televised by ESPN and ESPN Deportes starting at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.
LOS ANGELES (June 3, 2020) – Golden Boy, the leading sports and entertainment brand, is delighted to announce that it has been recognized by the 41st Annual Telly Awards with four wins for productions developed by the company. Now in its third year of entry, Golden Boy has won awards every year, capturing a total of 12 awards since 2018.
IBF lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez (15-0, 12 KOs) and WBA/WBC/WBO champ Vasiliy Lomachenko will fight for the undisputed 135-lb championship in September on ESPN pay-per-view, according to their promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank. The two champions have decided to take the fight with or without fans, possibly Las Vegas Nevada.