Shakur Stevenson dominated and defeated Mexican Oscar Valdez by unanimous choice and unified the WBC and WBO tremendous featherweight titles on the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas.
There was no research spherical, Valdez got here out in search of Stevenson, who along with his southpaw guard made issues tough for the Mexican.
Shakur made use of the space, with the jab he stored Valdez at bay, the Mexican tried from all sides, however the velocity of his enemy averted any collision, in Oscar’s nook they requested him to shut the angles, but it surely was tough. The second chapter reached its finish.
Valdez got here out with a sizzling proper hand within the third episode, the tricolor launched a lot straight and the missiles exploded in Stevenson’s face, the Mexican had lastly discovered the space to have the ability to damage his enemy.
Stevenson was superior, with the jab he did what he wished, Valdez didn’t accommodate to the space, he tried with the appropriate, however the mobility of the American averted any contact. Eddie Reynoso requested Oscar to work the physique extra, however the boxer merely couldn’t.
Valdez visited the canvas
Halfway via the battle, Valdez went all out, he was badly stopped and a left from Stevenson despatched the Mexican to the canvas; he obtained the protecting rely, he was down, however he was not in dangerous situation.
Valdez couldn’t ask for extra, with the instruments he had he was trying to win the battle, however in entrance of him was a quicker boxer, greater and who dealt with the space nicely. The Mexican was attacking, however was disorganized, he wanted a shocking punch to win the battle.
Stevenson outclassed Valdez
Complicated night time for Valdez and full night time for Stevenson; the American dominated the battle from begin to end, he didn’t give the Mexican an opportunity to win. He threw the simplest punches, probably the most correct. Oscar confirmed plenty of coronary heart, however that was not sufficient.
The battle reached 12 episodes and the judges gave: 117-110, 118-109 and 118-109, all for the tremendous featherweight world champion Shakur Stevenson.