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2020-06-10
Stevenson Stops Caraballo As Boxing Returns To Las Vegas
Pictured: Shakur Stevenson


The first boxing card held in Las Vegas since February 28 took place at The Bubble at the MGM Grand last night. In the main event, WBO World featherweight champion Shakur Stevenson, fighting in a non-title junior lightweight contest, stopped Felix Caraballo in the sixth round.


Non-title Junior Lightweight Bout-
WBO World featherweight champion Shakur Stevenson (The Ring #4, Transnational Boxing Rankings Board #5, TTR #6- all at 126; 14-0, 8 KOs)
TKO-6 1:31
Felix Caraballo (13-2-2, 9 KOs)
- Stevenson, who won a Silver Medal at the 2016 Olympics, floored Caraballo in rounds 1 and 6.

Heavyweight Bout-
Jared Anderson (4-0, 4 KOs)
TKO-3 1:55
Johnnie Langston (8-3, 3 KOs)

Heavyweight Bout-
Guido Vianello (7-0, 7 KOs)
TKO-1 2:15
Don Haynesworth (16-4-1, 14 KOs)
- 2016 Olympian Vianello, a World Series Of Boxing veteran, dropped Haynesworth with a right to the head.

Featherweight Bout-
Robeisy Ramirez (3-1, 3 KOs)
TKO-1 0:54
Yeuri Andujar (5-4, 3 KOs)
- Ramirez, a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist (2012, 2016) and a World Series Of Boxing veteran, floored Andujar twice.

Middleweight Bout-
Quatavious Cash (12-2, 7 KOs)
Unan. Tech. Dec. 6 0:35
Calvin Metcalf (10-4-1, 3 KOs)
- Metcalf was cut over his left eye by an accidental clash of heads.
- Cash won by the scores of 60-55, 60-54, and 59-55.


The card, a Top Rank promotion, was sanctioned by the Nevada State Athletic Commission and televised by ESPN.

Nevada, which is gradually re-opening, has had 10,030 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and has suffered 444 related deaths.

 
Article By: Ken Pollitt