Shakur Stevenson stops Jessie Rosales in 4; calls out Josh Warrington again
VERONA, N.Y. (Jan. 18, 2019) — Featherweight sensation Shakur Stevenson (10-0, 6 KOs) is ready to take on the world. The 2016 U.S. Olympic silver medalist knocked out Jessie Cris Rosales (22-2-1, 10 KOs) in the fourth round to win the WBC Continental Americas and IBF Intercontinental titles, his fourth stoppage victory in his last five bouts.
Stevenson knocked down Rosales in the fourth round, but Rosales rose to his feet on wobbly legs. After the fight, Stevenson called out IBF featherweight world champion Josh Warrington.
“I want Warrington. I want to go England and fight in front of the fans over there. That would be a great fight.
“I know that I’m ready for a title shot. At the same time, I am still growing and improving. I have a great team behind me.”
Press Release From: Top Rank