AND THE NEW: Adonis Stevenson floors Chad Dawson to become the new WBC light heavyweight champion (credit: AP/Graham Hughes)
AFTER Adonis Stevenson’s first round demolition of Chad Dawson to win the WBC light heavyweight title in Montreal on Saturday (8 June) here are ten of the best and most memorable first round knockouts in world title fights.
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KING OF THE RING: Mayweather will challenge Canelo Alvarez on 14 September in Las Vegas
I like many in the boxing universe was pleasantly surprised to hear that on 14 September, Floyd Mayweather will face Mexican superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez at a catch weight of 152lbs at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
This is undoubtedly one of the biggest fights the sport has seen for years and Alvarez is certainly a legitimate threat to the 36-year-old pound for pound king’s undefeated record.