Super middleweight Adonis Stevenson (18-1-0, 15 KOs) will face Donovan George (23-2-1, 20 KOs) in an IBF title eliminator this Friday, October 12, at the Bell Centre in Montreal, the winner to be the mandatory challenger of second-ranked and IBF titleholder Carl Froch.
Credit: Ed Diller
"It is unfortunate for George because I'm hungry and I'm getting my rage on him," Stevenson said. "It will hurt Friday when I am victorious. I want to dedicate this fight to my trainer, Emanuel Steward, who is still hospitalized. I know what a triumph means for my career, so my mind is totally focused on my opponent."
George, a 27-year-old American, held his training camp in Florida. He respects his opponent but he is unabashed, "Stevenson is dangerous at the start of fights but he is not invincible. When we find ourselves fighting past the eighth round, I'll be in my comfort zone. I put everything I have on the line for this fight, I...