Stevenson will make his debut defense of two titles against the Olympic champion


Unified Super Featherweight Champion and Silver Medalist OI-2016 American Shakur Stevenson (18-0, 9 KOs) will defend his WBC and WBO belts on September 23 in his native Newark (New Jersey). Opponent – ex-challenger and champion OI-2016 Brazilian Robson Conceisau (17-1, 8 KOs).

The challenger is ranked 2nd in the WBC/WBO rankings. In September last year, he almost took the WBC belt from the Mexican Oscar Valdez, lost to a thin one.

On the OI-2016 in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Stevenson and Conceição performed in different weight categories, both reached the final. The American lost to two-time Cuban champion Robeysi Ramirez, and the Brazilian defeated
Sofiena Umihu from France.

The fight Stevenson vs Conceição has not yet been officially announced. First about him
told insider Mike Coppinger. Nevertheless, the champion shared the news on social networks and wants to ask the fans if they are satisfied with the choice of the opponent.

Talk to me fans?

— Shakur Stevenson (@ShakurStevenson) June 24, 2022

Stevenson took the WBC belt in a unification fight with the same Valdez – effortlessly beat the division leader. For a young American, this is the second conquered category. Yesterday Robeisi Ramirez answered a question about a possible rematch with Shakur. And a little earlier, expert Timothy Bradley called Stevenson the biggest threat to Haney.

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