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Adonis Stevenson Was Willing To Move Up, Face Cloud

By Rick Reeno

Promoter Yvon Michel advised BoxingScene.com that his once-beaten super middleweight, Adonis Stevenson (18-1, 15KOs), was willing to move up in weight to fight IBF light heavyweight champion Tavoris Cloud (24-0, 19KOs) on August 11th at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada.

Stevenson was scheduled to face Donovan George (22-2-1, 19KOs) in the Showtime televised co-feature, while Cloud headlined the show against hometown hero Jean Pascal (26-2-1, 16KOs).

This past Tuesday, it was revealed that Pascal suffered a hand injury and his handlers pulled him from the fight.

Stevenson's trainer, Emanuel Steward, was confident his boxer would knock Cloud out, says Michel.

Michel, who promotes both Stevenson and Pascal, tells BoxingScene that Cloud's handlers had obvious concerns about facing an explosive left-handed puncher on short notice.

Michel is working with Don King and Showtime to find a new date for Pascal-Cloud in the month of October.

However, Michel is involved in ongoing discussions with Showtime to have Stevenson-George headline a potential ShoBox date in August or early September.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TheThirdEye on 08-08-2012

The entire 168Lbs division [B]FEAR[/B] Adonis Stevenson. They all avoid Stevenson, Don George is the only one accepting to take the risk now... Adonis would have take the title at 175Lbs, and go back to 168Lbs to continu what he…

Comment by Mick Higgs on 07-26-2012

Stephanson should should be challenging Commonwealth champion George Groves!

Comment by Mick Higgs on 07-26-2012

Stephenson should be challenging Commonwealth champion George Groves!

Comment by Slick561 on 07-25-2012

[QUOTE=jlcelestine;12371333]How is an undefeated figher 18-1?[/QUOTE] did you read the article at all

Comment by Light_Speed on 07-25-2012

He's a big super middleweight so he'll move up soon anyway;

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