Pictures: Jose Pedraza, Julian Rodriguez – Set For Showdown

Shakur Stevenson (15-0, 8 KOs), a former WBO featherweight champion, will combat Jeremiah Nakathila (21-1, 17 KOs) for the vacant WBO junior light-weight title at The Theater at Virgin Accommodations Las Vegas . (Pictures by Mikey Williams)

This will probably be Stevenson’s third bout for 130 kilos and an enormous step in direction of a attainable showdown with WBO junior light-weight world champion Jamel Herring or WBC king Oscar Valdez. Nakathila has received 10 straight fights, all by knockout, for the reason that solely loss in his profession.

Within the 10-round junior welterweight co-function, former two-weight world champion Jose “Sniper” Pedraza (28-3, 13 KOs) will combat Julian “Hammer Palms” Rodriguez (21-0, 14 KOs). The winner will arise for a possible World Cup alternative.


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