Weight class: Bantamweight/123 lbs
Hometown: Newark, N.J.
Currently resides: Burke, Va.
Birthdate: June 28, 1997
Coach: Willie Moses and Kay Koroma
Began boxing: At age 5 because I loves performing and improving at something
Biggest inspiration: Floyd Mayweather because he came from a modest background and has grown into a very successful man and Andre Ward because he hasn't lost since he was 13.
Shakur is motivated the most by: Listening to motivational music
Favorite boxers: Floyd Mayweather (see above) and Andre Ward because he is humble and works the hardest
Biggest goal in boxing: To become a successful champion
Biggest goal outside of boxing: To help my family
Greatest asset in the ring: Confidence and his jab
Did you know:
* Shakur is the oldest of nine siblings
* Shakur is named after rapper Tupac Shakur
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