Bethel grad Shakur Stevenson brings home Olympic silver

Posted at 9:39 PM, Aug 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-20 23:37:24-04
(Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

(Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

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.