Oscar Valdez: “Shakur Stevenson Is A Robust Fighter However He’s Not Invincible”

Posted on 04/28/2022

By: Hans Themistode

Mikey Williams High Rank

Shakur Stevenson has spewed each vulgar curse phrase conceivable within the course of Oscar Valdez. He’s additionally issued quite a few warnings to his upcoming opponent.

But, regardless of Stevenson’s brazen bravado, Valdez has stood stoically within the face of Stevenson, undaunted and unamused by his relentless trash speak. On April thirtieth, this upcoming weekend, Valdez is raring to place his rivalry with Stevenson to mattress. The 2 will have interaction in a 130-pound unification that can crown the winner because the Ring Journal champion as effectively.

With only some days remaining, each Stevenson and his crew, have upped their aggression. In a current press convention, Stevenson audaciously grabbed Valdez’s world title. Valdez although, merely smiled as he grabbed at Stevenson’s WBO strap. Along with the onstage theatrics, crew Stevenson was seen verbally chastising crew Valdez.

All through all of it, Valdez by no means appeared flustered by the whole ordeal. Merely put, Valdez is unwilling to permit Stevenson to knock him off his A sport.

“My gas tank is full,” mentioned Stevenson to FightHype.com. “There’s nothing proper now that he can say or do that can make me lose focus. My predominant focus is simply to win the battle. It doesn’t matter if it’s by knockout, by 12 rounds, if it’s a grimy battle, if it’s a technical battle. To me, it’s simply win the battle it doesn’t matter what.”

Stevenson, 24, has fought and clawed his solution to his present place. Following a profitable world title run at 126 kilos, the previous Olympic silver medalist truncated his time as a featherweight world champion and planted his flag at 130 kilos. To this point, all the things has gone swimmingly.

With three consecutive victories in his new weight class, Stevenson challenged then, WBO world titlist, Jamel Herring. Whereas Herring was regarded as Stevenson’s sternest take a look at, the 24-year-old went on to dominate his man, leading to a Tenth-round stoppage victory.

All through his comparatively quick profession, Stevenson has been seen as boxing’s subsequent premier star. And, within the thoughts of oddsmakers, Valdez’s unified desires can be dashed away from him come Saturday night time.

Whatever the exterior perception of the betting market and regardless of the constant reward that’s been heaped onto the shoulders of Stevenson, Valdez has issued one ultimate warning to each his upcoming opponent and his timeless supporters.

“If I’ve to take one shot to land my shot, I’ll do it, I’ve completed it earlier than. Shakur Stevenson is a tricky fighter however he’s not invincible, no fighter out there may be not invincible, together with myself, together with the most effective fighters in historical past. Each fighter is beatable.”

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