Next fight of Nikolai Potapov is not determined yet.
A live webcast of the boxing evening from Newark, New Jersey, where the American featherweight prospect, silver medalist in Rio 22-year-old Shakur Stevenson (11-0, 6 KOs) will continue his ascent to the heights of the world boxing and will face Alberto Guevara (27-4, 12 KOs), 28, of Mexico in the 10-round bout in the main event of the evening. NABO title will be at the stake.
Bantamweight Nikolay Potapov (17-0-1, 8 KOs) won the WBO NABO championship by split decision (96-94 Potapov, 96-94 Nieves, 96-94 Potapov) over Antonio Nieves (17-1-2, 9 KOs) in the co-main event of the evening. What played out as a chess match had Potapov opening a cut in the corner of Nieves eye in the 6th round. The 10 round battle did prove that both fighters are very close in talent and are not far from each other at this stage in their careers.