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Photos: Shakur Stevenson Putting in Work For MGM Grand Bill

Jose “Sniper” Pedraza is nearing a title shot while Shakur Stevenson is well on his way. Pedraza and Stevenson will see action June 9 on the Terence Crawford vs. Jeff Horn world championship event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

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Pedraza (23-1, 12 KOs), from Cidra, Puerto Rico, will challenge Antonio Moran (22-2, 15 KOs) in a 10-rounder for the WBO Latino lightweight belt, while Stevenson (6-0, 3 KOs), the 2016 U.S. Olympic silver medalist, will step up in class against Aelio Mesquita (16-1, 14 KOs) in an eight-round featherweight contest.

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And, in a battle of unbeatens, welterweight contender Jose Benavidez (26-0, 17 KOs) will face the iron-fisted Frank Rojas (22-0, 21 KOs) of Caracas, Venezuela, in a 10-rounder.

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Crawford vs. Horn and Pedraza vs. Moran will be streamed exclusively on ESPN+ beginning at 9:30 p.m. ET., while Stevenson vs. Mesquita, Benavidez vs. Rojas, and other undercard bouts will be shown on ESPN+ starting at 6:30 p.m. ET.

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Tickets for Crawford vs. Horn, priced at $500, $300, $200, $100, and $50 (limited availability), are on sale now and can be purchased online through axs.com, charge by phone at 866-740-7711 or in person at any MGM Resorts box office.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Luilun on 06-04-2018

Joesph Diaz is going to knock this fool out when they fight if it ever happens since the new generation are Cherry Pickers

Comment by 1hourRun on 06-04-2018

[IMG]https://photo.boxingscene.com/uploads/shakur-stevenson%20(3)_9.jpg[/IMG] Look at that face, my boy is ready! Its fitting that 'Little Tupac' ( the future #1. P4P ) is fighting on the undercard on the current P4P King T-Raw SON!

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