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Haiti - Boxing : Stevenson Adonis on a ring in Haiti in 2014 ?
16/12/2013 10:53:53

Haiti - Boxing : Stevenson Adonis on a ring in Haiti in 2014 ?
Friday, during his meeting with the Haitian Adonis Stevenson [36] became World Champion Boxing (heavyweight) of the WBC (World Boxing Council) in June by KO technique against American Chad Dawson in less than 2 minutes, the President Michel Martelly had evoked a combat of World Champion in Haiti "Why not having our champion, one of us, on a ring in his country Haiti ?"

A dream that Stevenson has long cherished... fight in his beloved Haiti "We can certainly organize something together, whether fighting or shows," he assured the Head of State.

A wish and a dream that could become a reality next year according to the promoter Yvon Michel "This is a project that will start [...] If such a fight was to take place, it would be as early as next year, because the window of opportunity opens and closes quickly [...] I should come back to see if logistically it can be done, but I do not see why we could not."

"It is a dream we all share," said the President Martelly, an event that undoubtedly unleash the passions of many
lovers of boxes and the population in Haiti.

In addition, the Head of State announced to Stevenson, that he will be appointed Goodwill Ambassador during his next visit to the country, an honor that already have shared Sean Penn and Wyclef Jean. Stevenson was also decorated for the occasion of the National Order Honor and Merit.

Stevenson, visibly moved to receive such an honor, thanked the President Martelly with great modesty.

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