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WBC orders Adonis Stevenson vs. Oleksandr Gvozdyk

By Jim Dower: WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis ‘Superman’ Stevenson (29-1, 24 KOs) has been ordered by the World Boxing Council to defend against his number 1 contender Oleksandr Gvozdyk (15-0, 12 KOs). Stevenson, 40, had been hoping to face Badou Jack in a rematch after fighting to a 12 round draw against him on […]

Oleksandr Gvozdyk claims WBC told him Adonis Stevenson is next by Aug.19

By Jim Dower: WBC interim light heavyweight champion Oleksandr Gvozdyk (15-0, 12 KOs) says the World Boxing Council told him that WBC 175b. champion Adonis ‘Superman’ Stevenson (29-1-1, 24 KOs) must fight him within 90 days by August 19, according to Boxingtalk. The 2012 Olympian Gvozdyk is now waiting to sew whether the WBC will […]

Oleksandr Gvozdyk vs. Mehdi Amar preview

By Jim Dower: Unbeaten light heavyweight contender Oleksandr Gvozdyk (14-0, 12 KOs) will be facing 35-year-old journeyman Mehdi Amir (34-5-2, 16 KOs) in a 12 round scheduled fight on March 17th on ESPN at Madison Square Garden in New York. … Read

Oleksandr Gvozdyk vs. Mehdi Amar on March.17 for interim WBC 175lb title

By Jeff Aranow: Undefeated Oleksandr Gvozdyk (14-0, 12 KOs) will be in action in 2 months from now fighting for the interim WBC light heavyweight title against #11 WBC Mehdi Amar (34-5-2, 16 KOs) on ESPN on the undercard of Jose Ramirez vs. Amir Imam at Madison Square Garden in New York. This will be […]

WBC – Jan. 11, 2018 – Light Heavyweight Status

WBC LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION STATUS CLARIFICATION Eleider Alvarez has officially notified the WBC that he is withdrawing from the WBC-ordered Interim World Championship fight against Oleksandr Gvozdyk. The WBC Board of Governors will now look into the effect of Mr. Alvarez’ decision on the overall status of the division, and will produce an official ruling […]

The Other Guys @ 175lbs

By Gav Duthie: Even with the surprise retirement of pound-for-pound #1 Andre Ward 32-0 (16), the 175lb Light Heavyweight division is by far the best and most talented division in boxing. Big punching Russians dominate the titles with Sergey Kovalev WBO, Artur Beterbiev IBF and Dimitry Bivol WBA and possible unification bouts between them is […]

Adonis Stevenson vs. Badou Jack planned for Feb. or Mar. 2018

By Stanley White: WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis ‘Superman’ Stevenson (29-1, 24 KOs) will be defending his title against Badou Jack (22-1-2, 13 KOs) in February or March of 2018, according to RingTV. … Read

Oleksandr Gvozdyk vs. Craig Baker – Results

By Chris Williams: Light heavyweight contender Oleksandr Gvozdyk kept himself on course for an eventual world title shot last Saturday night in defeating Craig Baker by a 6th round knockout at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska. Baker was coming off a year-long layoff to take the fight with Gvozdyk.… Read

Whyte, Jennings, Gvozdyk & Walters on Crawford-Indongo card

By Jeff Aranow: Dillian Whyte, Bryant Jennings, Oleksandr Gvozdyk, Nicholas Walters and Shakur Stevenson will all be fighting on the undercard of the Terence Crawford vs. Julius Indongo card on ESPN on August 19 at the Pinnacle Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska. In terms of sheer names, this has got to be one of the best […]

Gvozdyk: Ward not my P4P king, Lomachenko is

By Allan Fox: Undefeated light heavyweight contender Oleksandr Gvozdyk says he doesn’t rate IBF/WBA/WBO 175 lb. champion Andre “SOG” Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) as the pound-for-pound king in the sport of boxing now. Gvozdyk says his pick of the No.1 pound-for-pound king is WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko. Gvozdyk says he has doubts about […]


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