Adonis Stevenson scored an authoritative, dominant 12th round TKO victory over Don George tonight at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. In the process, he won an IBF title eliminator and is now theoretically in line to face the winner of the Carl Froch vs. Lucian Bute rematch (assuming Froch successfully navigates his defense against Yusaf Mack), likely around summer 2013.
Credit: Team Stevenson
Stevenson has always had a true wealth of physical talent and attributes. However, the late bloomer - he's 35 years old with just 20 professional fights - has suffered in other areas, such as the dreaded glass jaw department, and a lack of a complete skill-set.
However, under the tutelage of Emmanuel Steward and the Kronk Gym trainers, he has added weapons to complete his arsenal, including a snapping, quick jab, and solid footwork to help him navigate the ring and effectively land his own shots while avoiding incoming fire.
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