Adonis Stevenson Upgraded to Stable Condition and is Recovering
By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent
Quebec City, Canada (December 3rd, 2018)– The condition of former World Boxing Council and lineal World Light Heavyweight champion Adonis ‘Superman’ Stevenson, in a medically induced coma in critical condition since his eleventh round knockout loss to 2012 Olympic Bronze medalist Oleksandr Gvosdyk of Ukraine this past Saturday in Quebec City, Canada, has been upgraded to stable condition, according to promoter Yvon Michel. Stevenson, who is slowly improving, remains under controlled sedation to facilitate his recuperation. Stevenson, 41, was boxing’s oldest and longest reigning champion for over five years, and was making his tenth world title defense of the belt he won from Chad Dawson in 2013 against Gvosdyk.
The World Boxing Council released a statement saying “The WBC and boxing community from the world join in prayers for the safe recovery of our dear friend, great fighter and exemplary human being Adonis Stevenson.” We at Real Combat Media send our get well wishes to Stevenson’s wife and family, and pray for Adonis to make a successful recovery.
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