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Dawson vs. Stevenson Being Discussed For June 8th

By Ryan Burton

BoxingScene.com has been advised that a fight between WBC light heavyweight champion "Bad" Chad Dawson (31-2, 17KOs) and hard-punching super middleweight Adonis Stevenson (19-1, 16KOs) is being discussed for June 8th on HBO.

Dawson was orginally scheduled to face Jean Pascal in a rematch on May 25th, but Pascal headed in another direction by reaching an agreement to face Lucian Bute in a high profile Canadian super-fight. Stevenson, the mandatory challenger to IBF champion Carl Froch, was left out in the cold when Froch finalized a deal to face WBA champion Mikkel Kessler in a rematch on May 25th in the UK.

Stevenson has a stay-busy rematch with Darnell Boone on March 22 at the Bell Centre in Montreal. Boone handed Stevenson his only career loss with a big upset two round TKO win in April of 2010.

Dawson is looking to bounce back from his September knockout loss to Andre Ward. For the match with Ward, Dawson dropped down to 168 pounds, a weight he hadn't fought at since 2006. This Stevenson fight will be fought at light heavyweight limit of 175 for Dawson's title.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Light_Speed on 03-17-2013

Dawson getting in there with a big puncher straight after the beating the took at the hands of Ward? Interesting.

Comment by MASTER1454 on 03-17-2013

[QUOTE=PunchyPotorff;13149640]You're just being oblivious to reality if you don't realize a fighter isn't his usual self when he's weight drained. It's just the reality of the situation. Nothing to argue about. It's fact. Never mind he made a mistake in…

Comment by El Manos on 03-15-2013

[QUOTE=thuggery;13149861]Not even sure if I'll be interested in watching this quitter anymore.[/QUOTE] Someone wake me up when this one is over. Dawson will find a way to either stink out the joint or quit.

Comment by thuggery on 03-15-2013

Not even sure if I'll be interested in watching this quitter anymore.

Comment by -Kev- on 03-15-2013

[QUOTE=RlCKY;13144409]They can do better than that for Dawson. Kovalev?[/QUOTE] Just came off a TKO loss to the best fighter from 168, [I]at[/I] 168. This is the best they could do. Kovalev IMO just made noise for the first time with…

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