Shakur Stevenson and Shuichiro Yoshino clash in the lightweight bout in Stevenson’s hometown of Newark, NJ, on April 8, 2023.
This will be Stevenson’s lightweight debut after he failed to make weight in his last Super Featherweight title defense and had to relinquish the titles. Stevenson is bumping up another weighclass. The bout will also be WBC Lightweight title eliminator.
Yoshino will be fighting out of Japan for the first time. But will it affect his performance? Who will move once step closer to challenge for WBC title?
The 3-fight card will also see Keyshawn Davis taking on Anthony Yigit in another lightweight bout for 10 rounds. Jared Anderson takes on George Arias in another 10 rounds heavyweight bout. The prelims will feature Troy Isley, Bruce Carrington, Damian Knyba and other rising prospects.
Tune in below as we post results live from Shakur Stevenson vs Shuichiro Yoshino event from 7 PM ET onwards.
- Antoine Cobb vs Jaylan Phillips draw (38-38, 38-38, 40-36), 4 rounds, Welterweight Bout
- Kelvin Davis def. Nelson Morales via unanimous decision (59-55, 60-54, 60-54), 6 rounds, Junior Welterweight Bout
- Bruce Carrington def. Brandon Chambers via KO at 2:46 of round 2, 8 rounds, Featherweight Bout
- Troy Isley def. Roy Barringer via unanimous decision (79-73, 80-72, 80-72), 8 rounds, Middleweight Bout
- Damian Knyba def. Curtis Harper via TKO at 2:38 in round 8, 8 rounds, Heavyweight Bout
- Keyshawn Davis def. Anthony Yigit via TKO at 0:21 of round 9, 10 rounds, Vacant WBC United States & WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Bout (Watch Video)
- Jared Anderson def. George Arias via TKO(Corner retirement) at 3:00 of round 3, 10 rounds, Vacant WBC United States & WBO International Heavyweight Bout
- Main Event: Shakur Stevenson def. Shuichiro Yoshino via TKO at 1:35 of round 6, 12 rounds, WBC lightweight Championship Eliminator Bout (Watch Video)