Top Rank Boxing presented Efe Ajagba vs Stephan Shaw event on January 14, 2023, from Verona, NY.
Efe Ajagba came into the bout after bouncing back from a defeat to Frank Sanchez on the undercard of Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3 PPV. He had since defeated Jozsef Darmos via second-round TKO in August 2022.
Stephan Shaw was brought in after Ajagba’s original opponent Oscar Rivas withdrew due to an eye injury. Shaw was undefeated prior to this encounter and had 3 wins in 2022. He was last active to beat Rydell Booker via unanimous decision.
The main card had another bout where Jonathan Rice faced Guido Vianello. The prelims undercard featured several Top Rank prospects like Abraham Nova, Floyd Diaz, and Bryce Mills among others. The prelims and main card both aired on ESPN+ starting from 5:55 PM ET onwards.
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Prelims (5:55 PM ET)
- Dante Benjamin Jr def. Emmanuel Austin via TKO at 2:50 of round 1, 6 rounds, Light Heavyweight Bout (Watch Video)
- Bruce Carrington def. Juan Antonio Lopez via unanimous decision(60-54, 60-54, 60-54), 6 rounds, Featherweight Bout
- Brian Norman Jr def. Rodrigo Damian Coria via unanimous decision(77-74, 77-74, 79-72), 8 rounds, Welterweight Bout
- Bryce Mills def. Margarito Hernandez via unanimous decision(60-54, 60-54, 60-54), 6 rounds, Welterweight Bout
- Haven Brady Jr def. Ruben Cervera via unanimous decision(78-74, 79-73, 80-72), 8 rounds, Lightweight Bout
- Abraham Nova def. Adam Lopez via unanimous decision(98-90, 97-91, 98-90), 10 rounds, Junior Lightweight Bout
Main Card (10 PM ET)
- Co-Main Event: Jonathan Rice def. Guido Vianello via TKO in round 7, 10 rounds, Heavyweight Bout
- Main Event: Efe Ajagba def. Stephan Shaw via unanimous decision(96-94, 96-94, 96-94), 10 rounds, Heavyweight Bout