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Photos: Shakur Stevenson, Joet Gonzalez - Set For Grudge Match

Joet Gonzalez simply smiled and turned away Friday as Shakur Stevenson talked trash to him on a makeshift stage. (photos by Mikey Williams)

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The unbeaten contender is confident he’ll turn away Stevenson on Saturday night when they fight for the vacant WBO featherweight title. Moments before they stood face-to-face at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, Stevenson and Gonzalez both made weight for their 12-round, 126-pound title fight at Reno-Sparks Convention Center.

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The 22-year-old Stevenson (12-0, 7 KOs), of Newark, New Jersey, stepped on the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s scale at exactly 126 pounds. The 26-year-old Gonzalez (23-0, 14 KOs), of Glendora, California, was slightly lighter than Stevenson (125¼ pounds).

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ESPN+ (10 p.m. ET)

Shakur Stevenson 126 lbs vs. Joet Gonzalez 125.2 lbs
(Vacant WBO Featherweight world title - 12 Rounds)

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Mikaela Mayer 129.6 lbs vs. Alejandra Zamora 129.4 lbs
(Mayer's NABF Super Featherweight title - 10 Rounds)

Joshua Greer Jr. 117.8 lbs vs. Antonio Nieves 117.8 lbs
(Greer's NABO and WBC Continental Americas Bantamweight titles - 10 Rounds)

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Albert Bell 132 lbs vs. Frank De Alba 132.6 lbs
(Lightweight - 10/8 Rounds)

Francisco Esparza Jr. 132 lbs vs. Matt Conway 131.6 lbs
(Lightweight - 8 Rounds)

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Xander Zayas 145.8 lbs vs. Genesis Wynn 144.6 lbs
(Welterweight- 4 Rounds)

Andy Vences 131.4 lbs vs. Mark Bernaldez 130.4 lbs
(Super Featherweight - 10/8 Rounds)

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Jason Sanchez 125.6 lbs vs. Adeilson Dos Santos 125.2 lbs
(Featherweight- 10/8 Rounds)

Jared Anderson 233.2 lbs vs. Daniel Infante 232 lbs
(Heavyweight - 4 Rounds)

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User Comments and Feedback
Comment by pittapatta66 on 10-26-2019

I mean I literally can't believe this is happening in 2019....how TF them boys going to be bitter at their daughter being railed by a black man by HER OWN CHOICE and then try and take it out on him.…

Comment by pittapatta66 on 10-26-2019

the black man is a biological weapon LOL, Joet's sister is being BLACKED as we speak as Shakur prepares to whip her brother and father all over the ring tomorrow. Imagine the tears lol. I just hope after Skakur treats…

Comment by MONGOOSE66 on 10-26-2019

[QUOTE=aaronbnb;20144949]Joet looks focused, but it does look like Stevenson is a lot more physically gifted naturally. Tbh, he looks dirty.[/QUOTE] Yea, body looks bizarrely 30 years old with steroid use.

Comment by MONGOOSE66 on 10-26-2019

[QUOTE=kidbazooka;20144958]I wish Joet was the real deal but unfortunatly he’s not on that level he’s Taylor made for Shakur he’ll sit there and try and box with the boxer instead of putting pressure which is what beats guys like Shakur[/QUOTE]…

Comment by Shadoww702 on 10-26-2019

[QUOTE=kidbazooka;20144958]I wish Joet was the real deal but unfortunatly he’s not on that level he’s Taylor made for Shakur he’ll sit there and try and box with the boxer instead of putting pressure which is what beats guys like Shakur[/QUOTE]…

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