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Stevenson-Fonfara Eyed For May 24th in Montreal

By Luke Furman

The planned title defense by WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson (23-1, 20 KOs) is being targeted for an HBO televised date of May 24th in Montreal, Canada. Stevenson is going to defend his title against top contender Andrzej Fonfara (25-2, 15 KOs) of Poland. Stevenson had a breakout year in 2013, having stoppage victories over Chad Dawson, Darnell Boone, Tavoris Cloud and Tony Bellew.

Luke Furman covers boxing for bokser.org.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by kej718 on 01-24-2014

[QUOTE=rasdun;14165027]Stevenson v. Kovalev - one of the top 5 fights in boxing that can be made - both oare HBO fighters, no TR/GB issues. Make the fight ! I think Stevenson wants some easy defenses to make $ bc he…

Comment by kej718 on 01-24-2014

Didn't he say the Kovalev fight was in his HBO deal??????? Let him have a gimme fight after all he did last year he does not have many more years of boxing left he might as well cash out while…

Comment by El Angel on 01-24-2014

[QUOTE=hougigo;14165037]Yea, but the guys he fought then compared to who we expect him to fight this year is a lot rougher[/QUOTE] Wouldn't be surprised to see Stevenson-Pascal go like Stevenson-Cloud honestly. But with the promotion needed for both fights compared…

Comment by WarMaidana on 01-24-2014

hope they put a good undercard like pascal or kovalev on it then i will go watch this forsure

Comment by Hougigo on 01-24-2014

[QUOTE=El Angel;14164858]He just fought September and November. It's not impossible to do again.[/QUOTE] Yea, but the guys he fought then compared to who we expect him to fight this year is a lot rougher

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