Shakur Stevenson

USA Olympic Boxing update, Tuesday, August 16, more controversy

Rewind: It’s Tuesday, late morning and you’re 19-year-old Shakur Stevenson, a USA Team boxer from Newark, New Jersey, getting ready to step into the ring first at the Riocentro Pavilion 6. But what’s that you see, the great Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is in the audience and he’s cheering for you?

Olympic Boxing Update as of Monday, August 15

On Sunday, August 14, the 19-year-old bantamweight Shakur Stevenson from the U.S. defeated Robenilson De Jesus of Brazil in the Round of 16 after earning a bye in the Round of 32. On Tuesday, August 16th, Stevenson will be facing fellow 19-year-old, 5’4” Tsenbaatar Erdenebat of Mongolia in the quarterfinals. Whichever boxer emerges goes on to fight […]

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