Shakur Stevenson Mops the Floor With Toka Kahn Clary – Wants the Winner of Carl Frampton vs Jamel Herring Next
Shakur Stevenson retained his clean record and unveiled another tactical performance in his latest win against Toka Kahn Clary.
The 10-round featherweight headliner went the distance and produced several intense moments.. 23-year-old Shakur Stevenson dominated most of the parts and landed some commendable combinations on his opponent.
However, he similarly received the heat on certain occasions. Both the southpaws utilized their advantages to the fullest and tried to decode the other’s game plan.
While they were successful to a certain extent, it was Shakur Stevenson who emerged victorious. ‘Fearless’ remained calm throughout the fight and landed jabs at the right time, to advance on the judge’s scorecard.
Although boxing fans had been blessed with Joshua vs Pulev just a few hours back, Stevenson gave them a reason to talk about the featherweight roster too. He won almost every round with body shots and clinched a 100-90 win on all three scorecards. But was it his top-notch performance?
Shakur Stevenson let no doubts inside the ring
Stevenson’s 15th win could be considered lopsided as he couldn’t secure the knockout. Instead, he had to fight his way through. But that’s what makes boxing interesting, and Stevenson clearly proved his worth by going deeper in a clinical showdown against Toka Kahn Clary.
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After the fight, Stevenson has vowed to face the winner of Carl Frampton vs Jamel Herring. This has been on his agenda for a while, but his latest win may have just sealed the deal and given the fans a featherweight thriller to look forward to in 2021.
As we are ready to bid farewell to 2020, the featherweight division appears stacked for the next year with Stevenson being one of its prime prodigies.
After overpowering ‘T-Nice’, Stevenson will have bigger challenges ahead. He will have to retain his form to hold the top spot, and finally, to become the unified featherweight champion. That said, there’s still a long way to go.
But Stevenson has been a treacherous puncher and has been a threat for the whole featherweight unit.
Do you think ‘Fearless’ can become the next big thing in the sport?