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Abdullah Mason Open To Fights Towards Tank, Shakur And Lomachenko

Abdullah Mason, Prime Rank’s proficient light-weight prospect, believes he may face Shakur Stevenson, Gervonta Davis, and Vasily Lomachenko in the event that they’re nonetheless round when he will get to the highest of the division.

The 20-year-old Mason (14-0, 12 KOs) has but to be ranked among the many top-tier fighters resulting from his age, inexperience, and the truth that he’s simply beginning out in his profession. He believes he may quickly combat for a world title, which his Prime Rank promoters will decide.

Sadly, Tank Davis and Lomachenko will doubtless have retired when Mason is able to combat for a world title. These two are getting older and received’t keep round and develop into stepping stones to youthful fighters.

Shakur Stevenson seems to be forming a friendship with Mason, which may imply he received’t comply with combat him. Stevenson has already develop into associates with the unbeaten Keyshawn Davis, who some really feel is a younger Terence Crawford-type expertise heading towards stardom within the light-weight division.

“In boxing, there’s one factor we are saying. Boxing will decide who I’ll combat as soon as I get to the highest. So, if they’re on the high lengthy sufficient, after all, there can be some fights that must occur,” stated Abdullah Mason to UCSS when requested if he may face Gervonta Davis, Shakur Stevenson and Vasily Lomachenko sooner or later.

It’s potential that by the point Abdullah Mason fights for a world title at light-weight, the panorama can be totally different, and with out the present high fighters, Tank, Lomachenko, and Shakur, holding belts. If Keyshawn had a world title by then, Mason may combat him if Prime Rank wished that match-up, however they might select to maintain them aside to make sure there have been two income streams and to show them each into stars.

Final Saturday evening, Abdullah Mason turned within the evening’s efficiency, stopping Luis Lebron within the third spherical on the undercard of Shakur Stevenson vs. Artem Harutyunyan on the Prudential Middle in Newark, New Jersey. Curiously, Mason acquired extra applause from the New Jersey followers than their hometown fighter, Shakur.

Mason fights subsequent month in opposition to Augustin Quintana in an eight-rounder on the undercard of Christian Mbili vs. Sergiy Derevyanchenko on August seventeenth on the Centre Videotron in Quebec Metropolis. The occasion can be proven on ESPN, ESPN Deportes, and ESPN+ starting at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT.

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John Anderson
John Anderson
John Anderson is a seasoned sports journalist with over 15 years of experience covering the NFL, NBA, and MLB. A graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, John has worked with ESPN, Sports Illustrated, and The New York Times. His insightful analysis and in-depth reporting have earned him multiple awards in sports journalism.


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