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WBC News: Dawson vs. Stevenson stats



WORLD BOXING COUNCIL NEWS

June 5, 2013 – Mexico City.

From the office of WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán:

WBC STATISTICS

WBC Light Heavyweight World Championship


Montreal, Quebec, Canada – Bell Centre

June 8, 2013

This will be the 1,823rd fight sanctioned by the WBC in its 50-year history.

GROUPE YVON MICHEL PRESENTS:

CHAD “The People’s Champion” DAWSON (US)

WBC Light Heavyweight World Champin

Age, date of birth: 30 (July 13, 1982)

Residence: Las Vegas, Nevada

Birthplace: Hartsville, South Carolina

Professional record: 31-2, 1 ND, 1 NC, 17 KOs

World title fights: 6-2, 1 ND, 2 KOs

Total rounds: 181

Stance: Lefthanded

Promoter: Gary Shaw Productions

ADONIS “Superman” STEVENSON (Canada)

Ranked WBC No. 4 at light heavyweight

Age, date of birth: 35 (September 22, 1977)

Residence: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Professional record: 20-1, 17 KOs

World title fights: 0

Total rounds: 79

Stance: Lefthanded

Promoter: Groupe Yvon Michel

WBC LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONS:

1. Harold Johnson (US) 1963

2. Willie Pastrano (US) 1963 – 1965

3. Jose Torres (P. Rico) 1965 – 1966

4. Dick Tiger (Nigeria) 1966 – 1968

5. Bob Foster (US) 1968 – 1974

6. John Conteh (GB) 1974 – 1977

7. Miguel Angel Cuello (Arg) 1977 – 1978

8. Mate Parlov (Yugoslavia) 1978

9. Marvin Johnson (US) 1978 – 1979

10. Matthew Saad Muhammad (US) 1979 – 1981

11. Dwight Muhammad Qawi (US) 1981 – 1983

12. Michael Spinks (US) 1983 – 1985

13. J.B. Williamson (US) 1985 – 1986

14. Dennis Andries (GB) 1986 – 1987

15. Thomas Hearns (US) 1987

16. Don LaLonde (CAN) 1987 – 1988

17. Ray Leonard (US) 1988

18. Dennis Andries (GB) 1989 *

19. Jeff Harding (Australia) 1989 – 1990

20. Dennis Andries (GB) 1990 – 1991 *

21. Jeff Harding (Australia) 1991 – 1994 *

22. Mike McCallum (Jamaica) 1994 – 1995

23. Fabrice Tiozzo (Fra) 1995 – 1996

24. Roy Jones Jr. (US) 1996 – 1997

25. Montell Griffin (US) 1997

26. Graciano Rocchigiani (Ger) (Int.) 1998

27. Roy Jones Jr. (US) 1997 – 2003 *

28. Antonio Tarver (US) 2003

29. Roy Jones Jr. (US) 2003 – 2004 *

30. Antonio Tarver (US) 2004 *

31. Tomasz Adamek (Poland) 2005 – 2007

32. Chad Dawson (US) 2007 – 2008

33. Adrian Diaconu (Rom/Can) 2008 – 2009

34. Jean Pascal (Haiti/Canada) 2009 – 2011

35. Chad Dawson (US) Interim 2009 – 2010 *

36. Bernard Hopkins (US) 2011 – 2012

37. Chad Dawson (US) 2012*

* Regained

GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION IN WBC HISTORY:

29 light heavyweight world champions have been recognized by the WBC, of whom only five have regained the title: Dennis Andries (GB) two times, Jeff Harding (Australia), Roy Jones Jr. (US) two times, Antonio Tarver (US), and Chad Dawson (US) two times.

Bob Foster (US) holds the record for light heavyweight world title defenses with 14.

117 light heavyweight world title bouts have been held in the history of the WBC.

WBC TITLE FIGHTS IN CANADA IN WBC HISTORY

22 WBC world title bouts have been held in Canada in WBC history.

This will be the 11th light heavyweight world title fight to take place in Canada in WBC history.

WBC Statistics by Luis Medina.