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Adonis Stevenson: I Knew That I Would Knock Dawson Out

By Ryan Burton

Newly crowned WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis "Superman" Stevenson appeared on a recent edition of BoxingScene Radio. Stevenson spoke to us about his big June 8th upset knockout victory over Chad Dawson.

"With Chad Dawson I told everybody I was going to knock him out. I was prepared very well for the fight. I did my job. I went in there and boxed him and knocked him out. I did my job," Stevenson stated.

The 35-year-old said that he put on the weight right way and that he can still make the 168 pound limit which will provide him with even more options.

"I gained the weight and I trained with heavyweights for this fight because I knew Chad is very big and strong at 175. I trained hard but I can still make 168 so I have a few options. I can fight at 175 and 168," Stevenson revealed.

Stevenson said that he feels even stronger at 175 pounds even though he also felt strong at super middleweight as well where he also has shown one punch knockout power. 

"I feel strong at 175. I have amazing power at 175 but at 168 too. With one punch I can knock you out. I know I have this power and my trainer (Javon) "Sugar" Hill gave me good advice, showed me good footwork," Stevenson told BoxingScene Radio.

The Montreal, Canada based fighter was very emotional in the ring after sealing the victory. He said that the win fulfilled his goal in the sport. 

"Oh my God. It is amazing. It is a dream come true. I feel very happy. I worked very hard to become a world champion and I fulfilled my dream. It is very great feeling," said Stevenson.

To listen to the interview in its entirety click here: http://tobtr.com/s/4868553

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Alx. on 06-19-2013

[QUOTE=MDPopescu;13483897]That Boone also managed to drop Ward, face first, back in 2005.[/QUOTE] that was a good fight, ward was on queer street for a while there and was lucky as hell it was in the last 30 seconds of the…

Comment by MDPopescu on 06-19-2013

[QUOTE=Mr. Philadel;13483899]didn't know you had it in you mang....I'm feeling this post mang!!....good stuff mang :fing02:[/QUOTE] Still, it's not clear if it's "mang" or "Ming' -- that Chinese dinasty...

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 06-19-2013

[QUOTE=twosweethooks;13483860]ADONIS : If you read this mang, YOU made some new fans Keep going forward mang, don't look back !! Scumbags will bring up yer past , forget that bad stuff and keep moving in the right direction, KEEP BRINGING…

Comment by MDPopescu on 06-19-2013

[QUOTE=Alx.;13483852]like he knew he'd get stopped by a journeyman in boone[/QUOTE] That Boone also managed to drop Ward, face first, back in 2005.

Comment by twosweethooks on 06-19-2013

ADONIS : If you read this mang, YOU made some new fans Keep going forward mang, don't look back !! Scumbags will bring up yer past , forget that bad stuff and keep moving in the right direction, KEEP BRINGING…

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