December 2, Ukrainian boxer Alexander Gvozdik (15-0, 12 KO’s) in a duel for a champion title under version WBC light heavyweight (79.4 kg) knocked out the canadian Adonis Stevenson (29-1-1, 24 KO’s).
The fight took place in Quebec (Canada) in the arena Videotron Centre. At the beginning of the battle, the Ukrainian missed a few blows to the head. At the end of the 8th round Stud were three times the Stevens single stroke, forcing him to back away, but in the next two rounds survived some dangerous moments. Only at the end of the 11th round Stud dealt a series of blows, sending Stevenson to the knockout. What according to the judges the Ukrainian was lost at the time of stopping the fight.
Thus, Carnations became the fourth Ukrainian world champion in professional Boxing. In addition to his own championship titles: Artem Dalakian (up to 50.8 kg — WBA), Vasyl Lomachenko (up to 61.2 kg — WBA) and Oleksandr Usyk (up to 90.7 kg — WBC, WBA, WBO, IBF).
We will remind, in March of Carnations won the title of interim WBC champion, before defeating Baker by TKO. As the Tendril pushed the “deadline” for the fight with the Russian Lebedev.