Adonis Stevenson fight with Badou Jack has a date, as the two will square off for Stevenson’s WBC light heavyweight title on May 19. An exact venue hasn’t been decided, but the fight will take place in Canada, most likely in Montreal or Quebec City. Adonis Stevenson will take on one of his toughest challengers in years on Saturday, when he defends his World Boxing Council world light heavyweight title against Badou Jack at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.
Watch Stevenson vs Jack Live
When: Saturday, May 19 at 10:05 p.m. ET
Where: Air Canada Centre in Toronto
Stevenson vs Jack Live Boxing This afternoon, starting at 2pm ET, Showtime Sports will be live streaming the final press conference for Adonis Stevenson vs. Badou Jack. You can catch the full live stream right here on BLH. In this fight Jack will be competing for Adonis Stevenson WBC light heavyweight title which will air live on Showtime this Saturday from the Air Canada Center in Toronto.
Stevenson vs Jack is the slight favorite heading into this bout, at, 150 bet $100 to win $150, as of Thursday, per OddsShark.com. In his most recent fight, he made quick work of Andrezj Fonfara in June 2017, a rematch that clearly took a bit too long to come together. Fonfara was unable to withstand the detonation of Stevenson’s famed left hand, and the ref called a stoppage in the second round. Here’s how the fight ended, per Showtime Boxing.
Stevenson, 40, is riding a three knockout streak, proving that at an age when most boxers have long quit the sport, he’s lost little of his trademark power. He also hasn’t quit promoting himself as the best in a division that features fearsome pound for pound fighters like Ward and Kovalev. Jack will likely be looking to box his way to a decision, unless he senses Stevenson’s age has caught up with him in the 11 months since he last stepped into the ring. Jack has kept a bit busier than his opponent, defeating Cleverly and working to a draw with James DeGale in 2018.
Stevenson vs Jack Fight WBC Light Heavyweight champion Adonis Superman Stevenson will defend his title against former super middleweight champion Badou Jack in the main event of a split-site doubleheader. Here’s how you can catch the action. Stevenson and Jack have a nice time slot even though the first half of the doubleheader Gary Russell Jr. vs. Joseph Diaz Jr. isn’t as fortunate. By the time Stevenson and Jack are in the ring, Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals will be over. That should make Stevenson-Jack arguably the most compelling sports programming available in the United States.
Stevenson Jack will be going head to head with UFC Fight Night in Chile, but the main event for that card Kamaru Usman vs. Demian Maia doesn’t scream must see TV. If there is an issue with viewership for this portion of the Showtime broadcast, it’s because it probably won get underway until just before midnight ET.