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Shakur Stevenson set to LOSE his world titles after coming in 1.6lbs over super-featherweight limit

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Super-featherweight champion Shakur Stevenson is set to lose his world titles after coming in at just 1.6lbs over the 130lbs limit ahead of his bout against Robson Conceicao.

Stevenson will face the Brazilian challenger at the Prudential Center in Newark on Saturday night but only Conceicao can win the WBC and WBO belts.

The 25-year-old said he can no longer make the 130lbs weight - despite only missing out by the same weight as a bottle of Coke- writing on Twitter that he had to put his health first and was planning to move up to 135lbs.

Shakur Stevenson (L) is set to lose his world titles after missing the super-feather weight limit by just 1.6lbs ahead of his fight against Robson Conceicao (R) Two-weight champ Stevenson said he had to put his health first and could not longer make the 130lb limit as a professional - telling fans he would move up to 135lbs 'I gave it my all,' he said on social media. 'I've been professional my whole career and made weight, but my body just can't make 130[lbs] anymore. 'My health has to come first.

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