Shakur Stevenson

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Birthday
28, 1997
Birthplace
Newark, NJ
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
28, 1997 (age 22)
Birthplace
Newark, NJ

About

Boxer who has risen to fame for his work in the featherweight division. He turned professional in February 2017 after having won a silver medal for the US at the 2016 Summer Olympics as a bantamweight.

Before Fame

He began boxing at the age of 5. He later earned a gold medal at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games for Team USA as a flyweight. 

Trivia

He earned a gold medal as a flyweight at the 2014 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships. He fought his second ever professional fight at Madison Square Garden in May 2017. 

Family Life

He began his boxing training under the tutelage of his grandfather Wali. 

Associated With

He has cited his first professional manager and boxing star Andre Ward as his biggest influence.