08
Aug
2020

Mayweather shows off his latest signing: Olympic finalist Stevenson

WBN 18/08/2016

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Floyd Mayweather has wasted no time adding to his roster of fighters as the pound for pound king takes in the Rio 2016 Olympic tournament.

The 39 year-old has been in Brazil for the past few days eyeing up potential stars of the future and was proud to announce the signing of bantamweight Shakur Stevenson.

Already an Olympic finalist due to semi-final opponent Vladimir Nitikin pulling out injured, Stevenson is being backed grab a gold medal for the United States in Saturday’s decider.

At just 19 years of age, the Newark native is one of the hottest properties at the Games and looks set to turn pro on the back of the tournament to join the likes of Badou Jack and Ishe Smith at Mayweather promotions.