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Adonis Stevenson on fight with Badou Jack: ‘I just need one punch'

5 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

TORONTO - Champion Adonis Stevenson wore a crown and grinned as he roamed the dais microphone in hand, promising a knockout.
Challenger Badou Jack somehow managed to exude menace politely, saying Saturday will mark the end of Stevenson's almost five-year reign as WBC light-heavyweight boxing champion.
Big-time boxing is back in Toronto with organizers billing Saturday's main event at the Air Canada Centre - Stevenson's ninth title defence - as the city's biggest bout in 30 years.
Thursday's new conference to promote the show was boxing through and through. Originally scheduled for 11 a.m...
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Badou Jack isn't quick to dismiss Adonis Stevenson's resume, but does have questions

Badou Jack isn't quick to dismiss Adonis Stevenson's resume, but does have questions

5 days ago   |   By Sporting News

While Badou Jack doesn't discredit Adonis Stevenson's opponents, he does think that Stevenson should have done more.
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