Bethel grad Shakur Stevenson brings home Olympic silver

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Rio De Janeiro – Shakur Stevenson hadn’t lost an international fight until Saturday, losing a close bout to Cuban boxer Robeisy Ramirez.

The decision was in favor of Ramirez 29-28 on two scorecards, with Stevenson winning 29-28 on the other.

Stevenson, fighting out of Newark, New Jersey competes at the bantamweight. This is the second straight gold medal for Ramirez.

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