Split-T Management’s Stephan Shaw Takes Out Bernardo Marquez in First Round

TEMECULA, CALIFORNIA - JULY 15: Stephan Shaw celebrates after defeating Bernardo Marquez, during their heavyweight fight on July 15, 2022 in Temecula, California. (Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images)

NEW YORK (July 18, 2022)–Stephan Shaw made short work of Bernardo Marquez by scoring a first round stoppage of a scheduled eight-round heavyweight bout.

The bout took place on Friday night at The Pechanga Casino and Hotel in Temecula, California.

Shaw is managed by Split-T Management

In the opening minute, Shaw dropped Marquez with a wicked combination that was punctuated by a left hook. Shaw dropped Marquez in with a heavy combination. Shaw ended things with another crunching combination that saw four hard rights and a body shot that sent Marquez down and out at 2:35.

“I saw him buck and shake, and I went for the finish. I got a little bit excited, but I settled and got him out of there.  I am looking for anything. It’s up to my team. I am willing to fight whoever and whenever,” said Shaw.

Shaw, 236.6 lbs of Saint Louis, MO is 17-0 with 13 knockouts. Marquez, 231.2 lbs of Imperial Valley, CA is 14-5-1.

Shaw is promoted by DiBella Entertainment and Top Rank

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