Shakur Stevenson will make his jump to the lightweight division with a WBC elimination bout against Shuichiro Yoshino in the upcoming professional event from Top Rank. Here you will find the details for this Stevenson vs Yoshino event.
Stevenson vs Yoshino is a newly announced boxing event from the popular Top Rank promotions. It will feature 8 fight cards with 5 under the main card and 3 preliminary bouts.
Shakur Stevenson and Shuichiro Yoshino will participate in the main event card bout, which will be their first against each other. On the co-main card, Jared Anderson will fight Geroge Arias.
Shakur Stevenson is an American professional and former world champion of WBO’s featherweight and super featherweight class. The young boxer has an undefeated record of a 19-win streak. Last year in September, he won a fight against Robson Conceicao. However, he lost all three super featherweight titles after missing the weight-limit.
Shuichiro Yoshino is a lightweight professional from Japan. The 31 years old is currently on an undefeated 16-win streak, 12 of which he earned by KO. His most recent fight was against Masayoshi Nakatani at last year’s Kenshiro vs Kyoguchi event. There Yoshino defeated his opponent via round 6 TKO to defend his WBO Asia pacific lightweight title.
When will be Stevenson vs Yoshino held?
- Date: Saturday, April 8, 2023
- Time: 10:00 p.m. ET
Upcoming Top Rank boxing event featuring Shakur Stevenson and Shuichiro Yoshino will take place in New Jersey this Saturday, April 8, 2023. The event will begin with preliminary card fights starting at 10:00 p.m. ET. Then ring walks for the main event will start at 11:0 p.m. ET.
How to Watch the boxing event on TV?
- Sky Sports
Fights from the upcoming Stevenson vs Yoshino event are scheduled to broadcast on Sky Sports channel in the United Kingdom. While ESPN will air the main card fights within the United States.
How to Livestream Stevenson vs Yoshino?
Online live stream of the upcoming Top Rank boxing event will available on ESPN+. Fans will require an ESPN+ subscription of $9.99/month or £17.37/month based on their location to watch the fights online. Depending on location, there might be geo-restrictions that will require an additional VPN subscription.
Where will the event be held?
- Venue: Prudential Center
- Location: Newark, New Jersey
The popular Newark Central business district-based indoor arena, Prudential Center will host the upcoming Top Rank boxing event titled, Stevenson vs Yoshino. It is a popular multipurpose arena with over 19,500 seat capacity. The venue is located in New Jersey, USA.
The upcoming Saturday night boxing event’s official fight card list is listed here –
- Shakur Stevenson vs. Shuichiro Yoshino
- Keyshawn Davis vs. Anthony Yigit
- Jared Anderson vs. George Arias
- Troy Isley vs. Roy Barringer
- Damian Knyba vs. Curtis Harper
- Bruce Carrington vs. Brandon Chambers
- Kelvin Davis vs. Nelson Morale
- Antoine Cobb vs. Jaylan Phillips