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The Chad Dawson you saw the last time out is gone. That version of Dawson was at 168 pounds, a lower weight class, and lost to pound-for-pound star Andre Ward. Now, he is back up at light heavyweight and ready to face Adonis Stevenson, a big-punching Canadian on Saturday at Bell Centre in Montreal (HBO, 10 p.m. ET).
"I feel great being back at my weight," Dawson said. "Training camp went excellent. I couldn't say anything better about training camp.
"Everything went according to plan and when you have a great camp and you know you did everything your best and the right way, then you have no doubts. That's the way this camp went. There were no doubts. I feel great. The team is great, everybody is happy and we know that we're going to go out on June 8 and put on a show."
Dawson has been in with the best. Before Ward, he faced Bernard Hopkins twice, with one being cut short by an injury to Hopkins, and has been in with other top fighters at light...
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Chad Dawson is still the WBC Light Heavyweight Champion of the world but the last impression many fight fans have of him consist of him being floored by Andre Ward. Dawson is well aware of this doubters and he’s working hard to gain back his stature as one of the top fighters in the world by facing Adonis Stevenson on June 8th.
Dawson sat down with us to discuss his upcoming fight...
What to do with Chad Dawson? The light heavyweight champion is among the most athletic boxers in the world, a troublesome southpaw who isn't afraid to fight anyone and also happens to be adroit when it comes to the finer technical points of the sport. He also is a flake who sheds trainers like a chicken molting twice a year, can't make up his mind whether HBO screwed...
The official weigh-ins were held this afternoon for Saturday's Chad Dawson vs. Adonis Stevenson light heavyweight title fight, televised on HBO. Things got heated between Dawson and Stevenson during the proceedings. Right here, you can take a look at the complete Dawson vs. Stevenson weigh-in results, along with photos of the event, and the official weights for the co-feature...
If you can remember back to September of last year when one of boxing’s pound for pound best blasted Chad “Bad” Dawson in a methodical manner, since then Andre “SOG” Ward has been on the sidelines due to a shoulder injury. Ward returned to training recently and is aiming to get back in the ring to rack up twenty-seven straight wins.
With Ward having been the last man...
Andre Ward previews the upcoming light heavyweight championship fight between Chad Dawson vs. Adonis Stevenson. It all happens Sat., June 8 at 10pm ET/PT on HBO.
(September 8, 2012; Oakland, CA, USA; Andre Ward [red gloves] fights Chad Dawson [blue gloves] during the super middleweight championship at ORACLE Arena. Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)
Underachievement is an emotive word in boxing, perhaps more so than in any other sport. After all, how exactly do you tell a guy he hasn’t tried hard enough when he’s just spent 48...
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