Found August 05, 2013 on
Curtis Stevens isn’t the most well-known boxer amongst casual fans but his power gives him the potential to be a household name.
On Saturday night Stevens dismantled Saul Roman with a series of left hooks. His natural power is his best attribute and that is exactly what fans gravitate towards. HBO is in dire need of rising stars since Golden Boy has taken their star studded roster to Showtime Boxing.
Stevens is trying to capitalize off of this popularity and earn a match with Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin. Golovkin is a different class of fighter than what Stevens has been exposed to in the ring but many suspect that money is his driving force to get the fight.
It’d surely be an amazing match to watch. Either fighter is always just one punch away from victory, but one mistake away from defeat.
Check out Stevens’ KO of the Year contending punch below:
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Curtis Stevens has been pining for a showdown with middleweight monster Gennady Golovkin, and he did his part in making people want to see it with a 1st round Knockout of the Year candidate Saturday on NBC Sports.
Stevens hurt Saul Roman immediately, and while Roman's not as sturdy as NBC Sports made him out to be (six knockouts in nine losses prior to this one), he usually...
If you missed the fights that took place on Saturday night, most of them were a bore, but there was one fight that ended by KO in the first round that got the boxing world buzzing. Curtis Stevens smashed Saul Roman in just one round for his 4th straight victory after two years of being [...]