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Adonis Stevenson Has No Issue in Facing Tavoris Cloud

by Luke Furman

WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson (21-1, 18KOs) would have liked to get a unification with IBF champion Bernard Hopkins, but the veteran was ordered on Monday to face mandatory challenger Sergey Kovalev. Stevenson's promoter, Yvon Michel, is looking at former champion Tavoris Cloud (24-1, 19KOs), out of the ring since the March decision loss to Hopkins, as a potential first defense. The networks are interested in this fight

"I have no problem facing Cloud, but right now this is nothing more than talk. I'll wait to see the developments. Right now, Yvon Michel is the United States in talks with the heads of HBO and Showtime. We will have more details later in the week," Stevenson told TVA Sports.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MDPopescu on 06-18-2013

The ex-pimp Adonis punches like a beast. I don't see significant opponents crowding to call him for a fight. Pascal is silent. Cleverly already speaks about Kovalev. Hopkins' Schaefer is meditating... (I dare say that Stevenson could be handled by…

Comment by nycsmooth on 06-18-2013

IMO Cloud can't b taken seriously & w/his style doubt he sees round 5...

Comment by MASTER1454 on 06-18-2013

[QUOTE=IronDanHamza;13480681]Despite the fireworks, the skill level being displayed would be at it's very minimum.[/QUOTE] Like Foreman vs. Lyle - one of my favorite fights ever, LOL...... [QUOTE=hougigo;13480685]This ends in KO[/QUOTE] You think? LOL [QUOTE=kiaba360;13480749]Love the style match-up, wouldn't mind it…

Comment by New England on 06-18-2013

[QUOTE=IronDanHamza;13480681]Despite the fireworks, the skill level being displayed would be at it's very minimum.[/QUOTE] Sometimes you've just got to appreciate two guys trying to find out whose chin is better.:lol1: I actually think stevenson's craft is beyond cloud's. Cloud can…

Comment by ИATAS on 06-18-2013

[QUOTE=Big Dunn;13480792]true but since the ward fight was at 168 I'd figured he'd fall to 2 or 3 at worse-but 4 wouldn't be terrible given cleverly and kovalev are winning.[/QUOTE] Yeah the 168 fight probably shouldn't matter, but its in…

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