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Boxing great Andre Ward must fight more than once annually

Although sidelined due to a promotional dispute, The Ring and WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward is seeking more than “just a fight.” Ward (27-0, 14 KOs), who previously hadn’t scrapped since earning a 10th round TKO victory over “Bad” Chad Dawson in September 2012, last exited the squared circle on November 16 after outclassing Edwin Rodríguez to easily safeguard...
Via Sports by Colin
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Chad Dawson Signs With Al Haymon

Al Haymon is racking up the signings. I’m not sure how much he has left, but if Haymon can get something out of Chad Dawson, he will become the Zen Master. Boxing Scene is reporting that Dawson has inked a deal with the powerful Haymon. “We’ll have him fighting at 175 pretty soon,” said Watson, “probably in May.” Sam Watson, who works closely with Haymon, confirmed...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 Knockout of the year award

Who had the best knockout in boxing in 2013? The annual Knockout of the Year is one of the most discussed of all of the big boxing honors for the year. A great knockout produces huge buzz and fan interest, and it usually offers a major result. As a minimum, the Knockout of the Year should come from a clear, telegenic blow; it should result in a knockout, not a TKO; and the results...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Boxing Knockout Of The Year: Adonis Stevenson - Chad Dawson

(Chad Dawson attempts to rise from being flattened by Adonis Stevenson; photo credit: Graham Hughes/AP) Chad Dawson's technical decision loss to Jean Pascal in 2010 signaled the end of his tenure as an undefeated fighter. It wasn't a big deal, though; losses do and should happen in boxing, even if the sport has evolved to a point where they mean more than they should...
Via The Queensbury Rules
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

World-Class Event Sat. Night In Montreal Jean Pascal Vs. George Blades Alvarez Vs. Miranda, Lemieux Vs. Upshaw

Stevenson vs. Cloud headlines 'The Return of Superman'
Via Halestorm Sports
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Stevenson eys another KO vs. Cloud

June 8th was supposed to be the day Chad Dawson returned to the light heavyweight division and got back on track. A skilled boxer with reach and athleticism, Dawson quickly found himself on the canvas, the victim of a devastating right hand shot by Adonis "Superman" Stevenson. The win was the Canadian puncher's 18th knockout in 21 victories and suddenly has him firmly...
Via Fox Sports
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 5 opponents for Chad Dawson

After his back-to-back knockout losses to Andre Ward and Adonis Stevenson, "Bad" Chad Dawson has gone from sitting at the top of the light heavyweight heap to entering a career crossroads. At 31 years old, Dawson isn't used up and he isn't getting old early, although perhaps he was over-hyped earlier in his career, and perhaps he grew complacent after spending much...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

TQBR Radio 6/11: Marcos Maidana vs Josesito Lopez, Stevenson vs Dawson Recap

                        (Marcos Maidana, left, digs a hook downstairs on Josesito Lopez; photo credit: Joe Miranda, FightNews) We braved the long, arduous, treacherous week where we essentially had no boxing on, and now find that we've arrived at that point in the summer where there's leather zipping all over...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Was Chad Dawson ever really “Bad Chad”? Or was he always overrated?

Inevitably, whenever a boxer suffers a surprising and decisive defeat, questions are raised about his ability, past and present. When the loss is a knockout defeat, those questions are doubled. So it goes now with Chad Dawson, who must weather a battery of speculation over whether he was really "Bad Chad", the Top 10 Pound for Pound light heavyweight kingpin after all....
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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Boxer suffers gruesome eye injury during fight

I love boxing, but there isn’t any amount of money in the world you could pay me to be a fighter. You are always one punch away from being put to sleep like Chad Dawson or you take enough punishment that your eye looks like Alfredo Angulo. The crazy thing is Angulo had knocked down Erislandy Lara twice and had a legitimate chance to win the fight, until this punch impregnated his...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Stevenson stops Dawson in first

Adonis Stevenson stopped Chad Dawson with a left hook in the first round to take the WBC light heavyweight title Saturday night. Stevenson (21-1), from nearby Longueuil, sent a crushing left to Dawson's temple less than 2 minutes into the scheduled 12-round bout. Dawson (31-3-0) got up, but referee Richard Griffin stopped the fight. Stevenson became the only Canadian to currently...
Via Fox Sports
June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Adonis Stevenson Shocks Chad Dawson With First Round Knockout

Whoa. That happened. Adonis Stevenson scored a massive upset on HBO Saturday night, and did it in a jaw-dropping fashion, when he stopped light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson with one shotgun left hand in the very 1st round. There were some who thought Stevenson had a chance. There were more who thought Dawson, one of the best talents of the past five years or so, would have...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Adonis Stevenson 1st Rd, 1 Punch Knockout of Chad Dawson (Video)

We won’t be seeing Chad Dawson on HBO or probably any network anytime soon. Andre Ward made him quit and then Adonis Stevenson took his soul. Bad Chad is now Sad Chad.
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Adonis Stevenson KOs Chad Dawson in 1st round: Dawson vs. Stevenson results

It's no secret that Adonis "Superman" Stevenson has great knockout power. Still, the vast majority of boxing fans have been assuming "Bad" Chad Dawson would outclass the vastly more inexperienced fighter. (Note: Our now Scott Levinson picked Stevenson to win). However, in Montreal on Saturday evening, Stevenson wasn't to be denied. It took him just about...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Mystify Me: Chad Dawson Vs. Adonis Stevenson Preview And Prediction

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...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Chad Dawson vs. Adonis Stevenson weigh-in results & photos

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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Chad Dawson headlines excellent HBO boxing doubleheader

Via Guyism
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Dawson is bigger ... and better?

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....
Via Fox Sports
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Andre Ward breaks down Chad Dawson vs. Adonis Stevenson

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...
Via Fight Hub TV
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

BSO Interview: WBC Light Heavyweight Champion Chad Dawson

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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Chad Dawson, Adonis Stevenson, Marcos Maidana And ...

Last week’s boxing schedule was like a thrift store painting: mediocre, boring, and unexceptional. This week is more like a thrift shop painting with monsters roaming in the background! So much more exciting -- and you can by your very own from artist Chris McMahon. The monsters this week are guys like junior welterweights Marcos Maidana and Josesito Lopez, who will team...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Chad Dawson “I want to prove this guy in not on my level,” feels Stevenson’s power will not carry to light-heavyweight

Chad Dawson is looking to erase the memories of Andre Ward on Saturday night in front of a frenzied crowd in Montreal, Canada as he will defend his light heavyweight title against power hitter Adonis Stevenson. Stevenson is moving up a division and is hoping his power will make the jump with him as the KO artist looks to add KO number 18 while claiming his first major world title...
Via Fight Hub TV
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Chad Dawson ready to go into Stevenson’s backyard and emerge victorious

Light Heavyweight kingpin Chad Dawson (31-2, 17 KOs) is ready to go on the road once again and defend his WBC title against top contender and dangerous power puncher Adonis Stevenson (20-1, 17 KOs) in Stevenson's backyard of Canada at the Bell Centre in Montreal. Dawson is a throwback fighter who is willing to give advantages to his opponents in order to make the best fights...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Stacked Dawson vs. Stevenson undercard includes Gamboa vs. Perez, Alvarez vs. Green, David Lemieux & more

Before the much-anticipated showdown on Saturday night, June 8, between the most dangerous super middleweight, Adonis "Superman" Stevenson (20-1-0, 17 KOs), and World Boxing Council (WBC),The Ring Magazine and linear light heavyweight champion, "Bad" Chad Dawson (31-2-0, 17 KOs), the stacked undercard features a pair of international stars adding spectacular excitement...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Chad Dawson vs. Adonis Stevenson preview & prediction

Fight Pick & Preview - "Bad" Chad vs. "Superman" Stevenson: On June 8, WBC Light Heavyweight Champion “Bad” Chad Dawson defends his belt against hometown favorite Adonis Stevenson at the Bell Centre in Montreal. Dawson is looking to get cooking again as top dog in his weight class after a disastrous attempt to unseat 168-pound kingpin Andre Ward 9 months...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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Five-round NFL mock draft

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Ranking the best NFL free agents still available

Updated NBA Draft early entries list

Honest NBA playoffs slogans

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Draft needs for all 32 NFL teams

Seven kids on every youth sports team

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