Cloutier’s Canada Corner
Stevenson vs. Jack In Montréal
By Daniel Cloutier
MONTRÉAL - The promoter of the GYM Group in Montréal, Yvon
Michel, confirmed that the WBC light heavyweight
championship of the world opposing the Montrealer southpaw
Adonis Stevenson to the Swedish African Badou Jack, will be
presented May 19th at Bell Centre in Montréal. For Stevenson
(29-1-0), it will be the ninth defense of his 175 pounds WBC
Stevenson became WBC champion of the world in 2013 in
Montréal, when he beat the American Chad Dawson by KO in the
The fight Stevenson-Jack will be televised by Showtime.
Former WBA champion of the world, Jack (22-1-2) is actually
ranked second contender by the WBA, fourth by the WBC and
fifth by the IBF.