Canadian boxer Adonis Stevenson is in critical condition after being knocked out in a light heavyweight title fight in Quebec City on Saturday night, according to boxing promoter Yvon Michel.
Stevenson, 41, had come into the fight on the back of a five-year undefeated streak but was knocked out by Ukrainian challenger Oleksandr Gvozdyk at 2:49 of the 11th round of their World Boxing Council (WBC) light heavyweight bout.
The Haitian-born, Montreal-based boxer was promptly put on a stretcher and left the Videotron Centre in an ambulance.
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Michel tweeted that Stevenson is in critical condition and in intensive care at a hospital.
He said no other details would be offered for the time being and asked for the privacy of Stevenson’s family to be respected.
— With files from the Canadian Press
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