Claggett vs. Lepelley
Steve ‘The Dragon’ Claggett’s Canadian Homecoming March 2nd After A Year in Las Vegas’s Mayweather Gym!
LAS VEGAS, NV (February 26, 2013) — Fast rising Chinese-Canadian welterweight prospect Steve ‘The Dragon’ Claggett (15-1-1, 10 KOs) will fight in his home province of Alberta, Canada for the first time in nearly a year this Saturday, March 2nd when he faces once beaten Alexandre Lepelley (10-1-1, 3 KOs) of France. The bout will take place at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton as the main event of KO Boxing’s “Triple Threat” card. It will mark the 2013 debut for 23-year old Claggett who has spent a year as a permanent fixture at Las Vegas’s renowned Mayweather Boxing Club.
“My time down here in Vegas has done so much for me,” Claggett said this week. “Not just as a fighter but as a person. I’ve grown a lot. I’ve had the chance to train with guys that I used to watch and idolize when I was younger. I’ve constantly upped my level of training over and over and I’m still going up. Coming to train in Vegas was the best decision I could’ve made for my career. The Mayweather Gym is awesome, filled with good people and friends, and it feels like home now.” Continue reading