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.