Shakur Stevenson Indignant About Jamel Herring Vs. Oscar Valdez Speak, Desires His Title Shot — Boxing Information


Shakur Stevenson was offended final Saturday night time seeing all of the speak of WBO tremendous featherweight champion Jamel Herring of probably dealing with WBC champ Oscar Valdez subsequent after his win over Carl Frampton.

Shakur was doing a little bit whining on social media, reacting to him being ignored by Herring and Valdez.

Whereas Stevenson needs to be related and a part of the dialogue for a combat in opposition to Herring or Valdez, he lacks the prerequisite expertise to get fights in opposition to both of these guys.

Furthermore, Shakur’s considerably boring safety-first combating model lacks the drama wanted for him to be an attention-grabbing selection for Herring or Valdez’s subsequent combat.

Shakur hasn’t achieved sufficient to get massive combat

From Herring and even perhaps ESPN and High Rank’s perspective, it’s extra compelling for them to make a combat in opposition to WBO tremendous featherweight champion Oscar Valdez than the younger upstart Shakur Stevenson.

The 2016 Olympian Shakur hasn’t been round so long as the unbeaten Valdez (29-0, 23 KOs), who’s coming off an enormous win over former WBC 130-lb champion Miguel Berchelt final February

Shakur hasn’t crushed anybody of observe throughout his brief four-year skilled profession that may put him above Oscar Valdez able to combat Herring.

The unbeaten Stevenson (15-0, 8 KOs) is ranked #1 with the World Boxing Group at 130, and he’s necessary for Herring’s title.

Going into final Saturday’s Herring vs. Frampton combat, Shakur was imagined to be the following in line to face the winner.

To Stevenson’s nice shock, instantly after Herring’s sixth-round knockout victory over Frampton (28-3, 16 KOs) on the Ceasars Palace in Dubai, UAE, he referred to as out Oscar Valdez for a combat. There was no point out in any respect of Shakur’s title, and it was as if he didn’t exist.

Valdez needs Herring

Oscar Valdez’s administration at Espinoza Boxing Tweeted moments after the Herring-Frampton combat the thought of placing collectively a unification between Herring and Valdez.

“Congratulations to Jamel Herring. Right this moment was your day, get pleasure from it champ. How about you vs. the champ Oscar Valdez?” stated Espinoza Boxing on Twitter.

Shakur’s response: “I odor p****!”

It appears to be like like Shakur is taking it personally that Valdez’s administration is trying to arrange a combat with WBO champion Herring.

It makes completely good enterprise sense for Valdez’s handlers to wish to put collectively an enormous combat with Herring (23-2, 11 KOs) proper now, as he’s the new hand, the man within the highlight after his victory over Frampton.

In distinction, the 23-year-old Stevenson, who’s coming off a victory over Toka Kahn Clary final December, has nothing to supply proper now.

Not solely is Shakur’s resume barren of names, however he’s not well-liked and he doesn’t have an thrilling model of combating.

Jamel Herring calls out Oscar Valdez subsequent

“As I already stated, I wish to get one other title, in fact,” stated Herring after his win over Frampton. “I do know Oscar Valdez has expressed curiosity in unifying and combating.

Carl Frampton, Jamel "Semper Fi" Herring, Óscar Valdez, Shakur Stevenson - Boxing News

“If that combat [against Valdez] is offered and so they need that combat, let’s make it occur,” stated Herring.

It’s the proper time for Herring to face Valdez, because it’s a combat that may entice loads of curiosity from followers.

If Herring can beat Oscar, the following transfer can be for him to go as much as 135 to tackle IBF/WBA/WBC/WBO light-weight champion Teofimo Lopez for all 4 titles.

Shakur reacts to Herring’s win over Frampton

“Over my useless physique,” stated Stevenson when a poster recommended that Herring will in all probability face Oscar Valdez subsequent.

“What’s the following transfer, although, champ?” stated Shakur to Herring. “I want that belt for [Oscar] Valdez to have a cause to combat me.

 

WBO president says Herring should face Stevenson subsequent

“Excellent efficiency by our U.S. Marine, @JamelHerring. Congratulations to our 130 lbs World Champion! Now he should face the winner of the Shakur Stevenson-Jeremiah Nakathila bout scheduled for June 12,” stated WBO president Paco Valcárcel, Esq.@PacoValcarcel

It’s tough to think about the WBO standing in the way in which of the Herring vs. Valdez combat, given all of the curiosity from boxing followers in that combat.

“I’m confused. The place is my title?” stated Stevenson at seeing his title lacking from ESPN’s high 10 rankings for the 130-lb division.



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