Shakur Stevenson to Vacate WBC, WBO Titles After Missing Weight

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Sports Illustrated

By Jelani Scott The rising star had been scheduled to defend his WBC and WBO super featherweight belts against Robson Conceição on Friday night. View the original article to see embedded media. Rising star Shakur Stevenson announced Thursday his plan to move up in weight class after failing to make weight ahead of his scheduled title defense on Friday night. The reigning WBC and WBO super featherweight champion had been set to defend his 130-pound titles against Robson Conceição (17-1, 8 KOs) at the Prudential Center in Newark, Stevenson’s hometown, but was forced to vacate the belts after wei…

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