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'I’m going to stay on the top,' Adonis Stevenson vows

QUEBEC CITY — On Wednesday, 48 hours before climbing into the ring to defend his World Boxing Council light-heavyweight championship, Adonis Stevenson went to a soup kitchen in this city to feed the homeless. 898 more words

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Adonis Stevenson uses criticism to fuel his fire in the ring

QUEBEC — Adonis Stevenson seemed to be the toast of the boxing world a year ago. He fought four times in 2013, captured the World Boxing Council light-heavyweight title in spectacular fashion and stopped each of his opponents. 823 more words

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Light Heavyweight: 2014, Jul 21-27

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Champ: Andre Ward (98-98-98) 944 more words
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Shumenov takes on first fight since Hopkins

The light-heavyweight title fight between Bernard Hopkins and Beibut Shumenov on April 19 was unique for a couple of reasons: First there was Hopkins, at 49 years old, attempting to become the oldest boxer in history to win a world championship. 331 more words

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Confusion reigns at Bell Centre after Pascal-Bolonti bout ends in a no-contest

When Jean Pascal and Sergey Kovalev step into the ring, as anticipated, sometime next March, we might look back at Roberto Bolonti in boxing history as nothing more than a bit of indigestion we occasionally encounter before the main course. 1,012 more words

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Pascal's ring foe Bolonti is familiar with adrenalin

Roberto Bolonti spent six years working on the riot-control squad in one of Argentina’s most-dangerous prisons.

When he arrived on the job, he probably understood any of the 1,500 inmates might attempt to do him harm. 867 more words

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Stage is set for a possible Jean Pascal vs. Sergey Kovalev bout

Here’s some good news for Montreal boxing fans: the stage has been set for a bout between Sergey Kovalev, the WBO, IBF, and WBA light-heavyweight champion from Russia, and former WBC champ Jean Pascal of Laval. 268 more words

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