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Stevenson ready to take over Canada

Adonis Stevenson, left, lands a punch against Chad

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The battle for boxing supremacy in Canada will begin on Saturday night if Canadian boxing sensation Adonis Stevenson can knock off Tavoris Cloud.

Fellow Canadian Jean Pascal is scheduled to fight George Blades in a light heavyweight bout Saturday night and then Lucian Bute, a Canadian by way of Romania, on January 18.

Stevenson (20-1) shook up the boxing world with his first-round knockout...

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Andre Ward to have shoulder surgery, Pavlik fight off


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Andre Ward doesn’t plan on letting a shoulder injury stop his progress up boxing’s ladder.

The WBA and WBC super middleweight champion had to back out of a fight against Kelly Pavlik which was originally scheduled for January 26, but moved to March because of Ward’s injury.

Now the fight has been canceled with no talk of a future date.

Said Ward: “When I first got injured, there...

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Dawson vs. Ward: Just what boxing needs

Andre Ward and Chad Dawson talk with HBO's

Saturday could be a big day for boxing as Chad Dawson squares off against Andre Ward in a much-anticipated 168-pound bout at the Oracle Arena in Oakland live on HBO’s Championship Boxing.

Just how important is this fight to Dawson? Dawson (31-1, 17 KOs) dropped down from light heavyweight to super middle weight to take the fight against Ward (25-0, 13 KOs). He also is fighting...

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