What a night of Shakur Stevenson! In just a few hours he defeated Oscar Valdez, became unified super featherweight championbecame engaged to his girlfriend Lyric and, to close the evening, was involved in a scandal over a brawl that broke out in the press area of the MGM Grand casino, while he was answering questions at a conference.
Everything was going normally when the boxer appeared before the media, but suddenly Shakur Stevenson was surprised by some screams, showed a worried face and immediately left the belts he was carrying on his shoulders on the floor and He came down from the platform to find out what was happening.
The cameras followed him to where there was an outbreak of anger. The cameras captured shoves, shouts and even the occasional blow; Nevertheless, It is not seen that the boxer participates, since his security team stops him and takes him away from the brawlStevenson obeys and shows a puzzled face.
According to the versions of the specialized press, such as Izquierdazo.com, it all started because the security of the MGM Grand casino did not allow the monarch’s mother to enter the area unified, so he shouted and part of the boxer’s staff defended her, That was how it all started. Presumably the outbreak of anger was between the security of the place where the boxing function was held and the boxer’s staff because some prevented access to Stevenson’s mother and others wanted it to happen.
Several minutes later, tempers cooled and a visibly upset Shakur left the venue along with his team. The matter did not escalate.
Moments later, Yahoo! Sports reported that the representative of the WBC and WBO champion, James Prince, stated that neither Stevenson nor his mother were harmed after the event.
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