Stevenson captures WBC title

Last Updated: Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 14:04

Ottawa: Canadian Adonis Stevenson beat Chad Dawson, of the US, to grab the World Boxing Council (WBC) light heavyweight title in Montreal.

Stevenson won the title with a technical knock-out when he threw a left-handed punch which left Dawson with a glazed eye -- the referee stopped the contest at 1min 16 sec into the first round Saturday night.

Stevenson, 35, improved his record to 21-1 with 19 wins while Dawson fell to 31-3.

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First Published: Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 14:04

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