Cloutier’s Canada Corner
Stevenson vs. Gvozdyk Will Be Presented Nov. 3rd
By Daniel Cloutier
MONTRÉAL — The GYM Group, headed by the promoter Yvon Michel
in Montréal, won the purse bid for the WBC light heavyweight
championship of the world opposing the Montrealer southpaw
Adonis Stevenson and the Ukrainian Oleksandr Gvozdyk. The
purse bid was held Monday afternoon at the WBC head office
in Mexico City.
Yvon Michel will present the fight November 3rd at the
Videotron Centre in Québec City or at the Bell Centre in
Montréal or the Bell Place in Laval (Montréal northern
suburb). Yvon Michel will confirm the site of the event in
the next weeks.
For Stevenson (29-1-1), it will be the 10th defense of his
WBC 175 pounds championship of the world.
Gvozdyk (15-0-0) is the WBC mandatory challenger.