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Dawson Excited To Return: 'I'm Back To Bad Chad'

By Mike Coppinger

Chad Dawson was the lineal light heavyweight champ, but he's now low two consecutive fights, both by stoppage.

First, Dawson was TKOed by Andre Ward in a 2012 fight at 168. Dawson appeared weight-drained and there were reports he was knocked out by a faded Edison MIranda in sparring.

Dawson (31-3, 17 KOs) returned in 2013 to defend his title against Adonis Stevenson, but was knocked out in the very first round.

Dawson hasn't fought in over a year, but will finally get back in the ring Saturday against journeyman George Blades (23-5, 16 KOs), and the fight will headline Showtime Extreme's coverage of the fights from the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

Dawson signed with Al Hamon following the Stevenson loss, and believes he can return to his pound-for-pound form.

“I'm coming off losses in my last two fights, but nothing's changed,” said Dawson. "I’m just back to being myself. I'm working hard with Eddie (Mustafa Muhammad) and doing the right things. I've been training for this fight for about two months.’’

“I’m getting ready for the second chapter of my career. I'm back to Bad Chad."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Spray_resistant on 06-19-2014

[QUOTE=daggum;14675535]are you telling dawson to develop a style where he holds non-stop?[/QUOTE] If he wants to win and if he can fight with his own ref who will let him do it every fight yes......but I will stop watching.

Comment by daggum on 06-19-2014

[QUOTE=Spray_resistant;14675530]Wish him the best still a fan but am more a fan of what he could be than what he really is. The guy seems to blow it when it really matters [B]but hey look at Wlad after 3 stoppages…

Comment by Spray_resistant on 06-19-2014

Wish him the best still a fan but am more a fan of what he could be than what he really is. The guy seems to blow it when it really matters but hey look at Wlad after 3 stoppages…

Comment by Sugar Adam Ali on 06-19-2014

[QUOTE=Rip Chudd;14673270]Chad "Damaged Goods" Dawson[/QUOTE] Yep,That's how I feel, and I would laugh if Hopkins rematches him and beats him like Bernard did to Roy

Comment by EAAE on 06-19-2014

Hope he comes back strong, was always one of my favorites.

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