De Los Santos Calls Out Shakur Stevenson

November 15, 2023
5 months

Edwin De Los Santos has called out Shakur Stevenson for a fight.

Stevenson is the current WBC interim champion at lightweight, as he will face Frank Martin for the chance to win the vacant belt.

The WBC belt was freed up after Haney decided to move up to junior welterweight to potentially fight for Regis Prograis’ WBC belt.

As a result, Haney became the champion in recess allowing him to fight the holder of the WBC belt at 135. Therefore, with that in mind, De Los Santos does not provide anything for Shakur by way of a major reason to fight him.

The 23-year-old does have an impressive record, though, which stands at 16-1, 14 KOs. However, his progress stalled when he suffered a loss to William Foster in 2022.

De Los Santos On His Loss

“I thought it was a close fight, but I thought I did enough to earn the victory. I was landing the harder shots throughout and he never hurt me. He was a little awkward and he came with a little more than we thought he would, but I still thought I won. He was aggressive and maybe I slowed down a little as the fight went on, but I still thought I was landing. This is a setback but I’ll learn from this and come back better, De La Santos

But since that moment, the fighter has racked up three straight wins. His last fight was a win over Joseph Adorno, as the young star aims to rise up the ranks.

But if a fight between Stevenson and Martin cannot be made, then  De Los Santos is ready to step in. His following comments confirmed as much.

De Los Santos On Stevenson

“Shakur Stevenson, I hear you don’t have no opponent. I want all the smoke,” De Los Santos

Ultimately, Stevenson is in the best position to call the shots. But if De La Santos continues to rack up the wins, then fans will start to take notice. And there is no getting away from that.

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