Stevenson vs Marriaga: Road from Prospect to Elite

Shakur Stevenson will be putting his WBO featherweight title on the line when he faces off three time world title challenger and tough contender Miguel ” Escorpión” Marriaga when then face off Saturday March 14th at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. The car will be presented live on ESPN and ESPN Depotres beginning at 10:30 p.m. ET.

Stevenson( 18-0,7KOs) is the pride of “Brick City”, Newark, N.J. and was the first male boxer from the 2016 Rio Olympics to win a world title. Stevenson snatched the vacant WBO title when he beat Joet Gonzalez via unanimous decision. He looks to add Marriaga to his resume in his first title defense.

Marriaga (29-8, 25KOs) is a 3 time title challenger with a lot of experience and power with 25 of his 29 wins coming by way of stoppage. He is on a four fight winning streak which all ended in a stoppage. Marriaga’s power and experience poses a big threat for the rising star and current champion Shakur Stevenson.

Tune in on fight night and don’t miss out as Stevenson will face his toughest challenge yet. Will the rising star continue his trajectory to superstardom or will Marriaga put a halt in Stevenson climb to the top?

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