Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 4/10/13

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 25: Adonis Stevenson of Canada lands a punch to the head of Jarrod Fletcher of Australia in the Middleweight 75 kg Gold Medal Bout during the boxing at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre during day ten of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games March 25, 2006 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
The most dangerous super middleweight in the world, Adonis "Superman" Stevenson (20-1, 17 KOs), is moving up in weight to challenge World Boxing Council (WBC) light heavyweight champion "Bad" Chad Dawson (31-2, 17 KOs) on Saturday night, June 8, live on HBO Championship Boxing from the famed Bell Centre in Montreal. Credit: Team Stevenson Stevenson, who lives in the Quebec City of Longueuil, was the No. 1 International Boxing Federation (IBF) super middleweight mandatory challenger for the winner of the upcoming unification fight between IBF champion Carl Froch and World Boxing Association (WBA) title-holder Mikkel Kessler. Instead of waiting even longer for his mandatory world title shot at 168-pounds, which he qualified as last October, the 35-year-old Stevenson leaped at the opportunity to fight Dawson, a three-time world and reigning WBC and The Ring Magazine 175-pound champion. "Adonis Stevenson's goal isn't to only become world champion," said GYM president Yvon Michel. "Ado...
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