Timothy Bradley Interview – Video by Ryan Burton – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas – For the vacant WBC lightweight title, Shakur Stevenson (21-0, 10 KOs) boxed his way, in a slow-paced fight, to secure a twelve round unanimous decision over Edwin De Los Santos (16-2, 14 KOs).
The scores were 115-113, 116-112 and 116-112.
A technical first round, which saw Stevenson have the edge. The second round was the same, a very technical match. Neither guy was landing much in the fight and the crowd was getting impatient. The third round was more of the same, with neither landing nor throwing much.
The chess match continued to play out in the fourth, fifth and sixth. Stevenson was content with just using a jab and not really taking many chances, but neither was De Los Santos,
In the second half of the fight, there wasn’t much action. Stevenson stayed behind his jab for the most part. Neither boxer took risks as the contest played out as a technical boxing match.