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Stevenson, Kovalev Doubleheader in Play For Nov. 30

By Rick Reeno

Promoter Yvon Michel is working hard to finalize the date of November 30th for the next title defense of WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson (22-1, 19KOs). Michel tells BoxingScene.com that mandatory challenger Tony Bellew (20-1-1, 12KOs) will indeed be the next opponent. The Bell Centre in Montreal will not be available and Michel is trying to set the fight down in Quebec.

In the HBO televised co-feature, Sergey Kovalev (22-0-1, 20KOs) would make the first defense of his WBO light heavyweight title against a yet to be determined opponent.

HBO is slowly building a mouth-watering unification between Stevenson and Kovalev, potentially for 2014.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by TGD on 10-10-2013

via @TVASports: It's now confirmed @AdonisSuperman vs @TonyBellew Nov 30th in Quebec City! Official annoucement next week #boxing @HBOboxing— Philippe St-Martin (@BoxRec_Canada) October 10, 2013

Comment by Levity on 10-09-2013

Major lol at Bellew being a terrific fighter. Terrific fighters don't lose to Cleverly and draw with Chilemba. And I don't call getting a title shot with no meaningful wins after scraping by domestic level opponents 'the hard way'. The…

Comment by kafkod on 10-09-2013

[QUOTE=soul_survivor;13824170]I know right, Bellew is a terrific fighter and has come up the hard way. He will give Stevenson real problems and if this fight is a reality and if Stevenson looks forward to Kovalev, Hops, Ward and other big…

Comment by King_ on 10-09-2013

[QUOTE=PBP;13823897]HBO rejected Hopkins vs. Stevenson [url]http://www.boxingscene.com/schaefer-hbo-rejected-hopkins-stevenson-clash--67035[/url][/QUOTE] HBO rejected Hopkins vs. Stevenson because Showtime/GBP rejected Hopkins vs. Kovalev. Why would HBO allow Hopkins to take the lineal title away when they didn't wanna give Kovalev his mandatory title shot (which led…

Comment by deanrw on 10-09-2013

Kov vs Stevenson would be a fight where both sides would want to be paid handsomely. That cannot happen without making the fight mouth watering to the Montreal fans. Having them both fight on the same card is a big…

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