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Dawson vs Diaconu Clash is Moving Forward, Says Shaw

By Rick Reeno

BoxingScene.com has been advised that a light heavyweight clash between former champions, Chad Dawson (29-1, 17KOs) and Adrian Diaconu (27-2, 15KOs), is moving forward as scheduled on May 21 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. The fight was initially in jeopardy when Diaconu had an internal issue with his promoter, InterBox. After a scheduled meeting, Diaconu was able to reach an understanding with his promoter and agreed to the fight.

In the last few days, members of Dawson's team were discussing whether or not to accept the fight. After going over a few things, Dawson's trainer, Emanuel Steward, advised the boxer's promoter, Gary Shaw, that they were ready to go.

"The fight is on," Shaw told BoxingScene.com.

Dawson-Diaconu is the HBO televised co-feature to the Jean Pascal-Bernard Hopkins rematch.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BritishBoxing92 on 03-31-2011

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;10307818]BoxingScene.com has been advised that a light heavyweight clash between former champions, Chad Dawson (29-1, 17KOs) and Adrian Diaconu (27-2, 15KOs), is moving forward as scheduled on May 21 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. The fight was initially…

Comment by dans on 03-31-2011

Good to hear. Steward will be very good for Chad and will utilize his height and reach advantages vs. Diaconu. Chad has to stay busy in this fight though, because Diaconu is basically a hometown fighter in Montreal. If he…

Comment by americanbot on 03-31-2011

lol @ the same dawson haters who were bashing him are now scrambling under a rock (in hopes of something else negative towards dawsons way).......these guys absolutely [I][B]DISGUST[/B][/I] me. what [B]low lives[/B]......

Comment by ELPERRO on 03-31-2011

[QUOTE=Rip Chudd;10308374]Can't wait to see Chad back in the ring. Finally he'll shut all the haters up and put diaconu to sleep in the process. Bring on the winner of Hopkins vs Pascal, which will be Hopkins but we all…

Comment by Rip Chudd on 03-31-2011

Can't wait to see Chad back in the ring. Finally he'll shut all the haters up and put diaconu to sleep in the process. Bring on the winner of Hopkins vs Pascal, which will be Hopkins but we all know…

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