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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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
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
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
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