Curtis Stevens Now A Free Agent
Middleweight contender Curtis Stevens (29-6, 21 KOs) is now a free agent, after announcing that he parted ways with his promoter for the last few years, Main Events.
Stevens was last seen in the ring back in March, when he was brutally knocked out cold in three rounds by former IBF world champion David Lemieux at the Turning Stone Casino in New York City.
“Looking forward to moving on with my career and making big things happen! Thank you Main Events for everything, the next chapter will be the best. Any promoters interested in one of the hardest hitters in boxing get in touch!!! The get back is important,” Stevens stated on social media.
Stevens, only 32 years old, had a good run under their banners with several major fights.
After a run of several impressive wins, he landed a big opportunity in world title fight against Gennady Golovkin in November 2013 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Stevens was stopped in seven rounds.
He then picked up two knockout wins, including a come from behind TKO of Tureano Johnson in April 2014, before losing a twelve round decision in an IBF world title eliminator against Hassan N’dam in October of the same year.
Stevens bounced back strong with a crushing two round knockout of undefeated prospect Patrick Teixeira in May 2016 as part of the Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan undercard, and then had another pay-per-view showcase that November, win a decision win over James De La Rosa on the Andre Ward-Sergey Kovalev undercard.
Stevens, who is trained by John David Jackson, is looking get back on track to secure another world title opportunity in the not too distant future.
Original Story: Boxing Scene