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Adonis Stevenson-Sukhotsky, Beterbiev Set For 12/19

By Luke Furman

Promoter Yvon Michel of GYM has announced that a deal was finalized for Adonis Stevenson (24-1, 20KOs) to defend his World Boxing Council light heavyweight title against Dmitry Sukhotsky (22-2, 16KOs) on December 19th at the Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec. Showtime will televise.

Stevenson was last in action in May, getting off the floor to win a twelve round unanimous decision over Andrzej Fonfara, who also tasted the canvas in the fight. Sukhotsky's two career defeats came against Juergen Braehmer in 2009 and Cornelius White in 2012. He has never been stopped.

Rising light heavyweight prospect Artur Beterbiev (6-0, 6KOs) will see action on the undercard. WBA #10, and WNC #13 light heavyweight contender, two-time Russian Olympian sensation Artur Beterbiev (6-0, 6 KOs), as well as dangerous IBF #5 welterweight Kevin Bizier (26-1, 16 KOs) 

Tickets, ranging from $25.00 to $250.00, will go on sale next Thursday, November 6, at 10:00 a.m. ET, in the branches of the Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec (418) 691-7211 or 1 (800) 900-7469, online at www.billeteck.com , at GYM (514) 383-0666 or Boxing Club Champion (514) 376-0980.    

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by kafkod on 10-28-2014

[QUOTE=MDPopescu;15056736]At 13:24 you may see Jean Pascal paying his respects to Beterbiev... :)[/QUOTE] Yeah, Pascal and Beterbiev are stablemates. I found this clip of them sparring on Youtube. In his interview Pascal says how strong Beterbiev is, and it does…

Comment by MDPopescu on 10-28-2014

I've found out that, at the amateurs, Beterbiev has a record of 1-1 against Atoev (at the light heavyweights) and 0-2 against Usyk (at the heavyweights) -- with Usyk being definitely bigger...

Comment by MDPopescu on 10-28-2014

[QUOTE=SUBZER0ED;15055831]You didn't see Beterbiev destroy Cloud on Sep. 27? Here it is. That said, Stevenson made a big splash, then fizzeld out with a series of ducks, and has now reverted to fighting an unknown. You can understand the distaste…

Comment by MrRolltide91 on 10-28-2014

[QUOTE=SeekDaGreat;15056224]Outside of Hopkins & Kovalev, who else can he fight? Division isn't exactly stacked. And I'm not defending him, I don't even like him.[/QUOTE] Jean pascal

Comment by kafkod on 10-28-2014

[QUOTE=big_james10;15056349]Stevenson is going from HBO Championship Boxing on Saturday night to ShoBox on Friday night. I guess the next step in his devolution will be an appearance on Friday Night Fights. Congratulations to the dumbest man in boxing for completely…

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