champion Shakur Stevenson handed Oscar Valdez the primary lack of his profession Saturday night time in a junior light-weight championship bout.

Stevenson displayed quicker palms, beautiful footwork, and total higher boxing abilities than Valdez.

Judge Tim Cheatham had the combat scored 117-110, whereas Dave Moretti and David Sutherland had it 118-109.

This victory means every part, stated Stevenson, who's trying to win each belt at 130 kilos and unify the division.

I instructed ya’ll what I used to be going to do. I stated I’m gonna beat Valdez, Canelo and Eddy Reynoso, in order that was my sport plan.

Stevenson regarded each bit a celebrity when he took benefit of Valdez’s large gamble within the sixth spherical.

Stevenson countered rapidly by dropping Valdez with a fast left shot to the temple and seized management of the bout.

a lot to the dismay of the closely pro-Valdez crowd inside a jam-packed MGM Grand Garden with an introduced gathering of 10,102.

He did what he needed to do to win the combat. He’s an amazing fighter. His pace is there. Power is there. He was simply the higher fighter tonight

When ringside reporter Bernardo Osuna requested Stevenson what was subsequent on his plate, rapper Young Lyric. She stated sure.