Though Adonis Stevenson’s recent stoppage of Dmitry Sukhotsky was seen as easy work, the RING light heavyweight champion’s promoter still sees “Superman” as superior.
Action pics from Chicago for bantamweights Tomoki Kameda vs. Alejandro Hernandez; light heavyweights Andrzej Fonfara vs. Doudou Ngumbu; and bantamweights Koki Kameda vs. Omar Salado. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.
Light heavyweight contender Andrzej Fonfara won a hard-fought decision over game Doudou Ngumbu in the main event of a Showtime tripleheader on Saturday at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago. Fonfara won the entertaining 10 rounder by scores of 98-92, 97-93, 97-93.
Fighters always say they aren’t looking past the next guy, but Andrzej Fonfara sees his upcoming bout against Doudou Ngumbu as a stepping-stone to a rematch with RING/WBC light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson, who defeated Fonfara by a unanimous decision in May.
Andrzej Fonfara lost a unanimous decision to light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson in May but gave a spirited effort and hopes to get a rematch. However, first he has to take on Doudou Ngumbu in Chicago on Saturday. Fonfara shared his thoughts on his Ngumbu and the 175-pound division with RingTV.com.
Former light heavyweight title challenger Andrzej Fonfara hopes a win over Doudou Ngumbu on Nov. 1 will pave the way to a rematch against RING champion Adonis Stevenson.
Andrzej Fonfara will return to the UIC Pavilion in Chicago on Nov. 1 and the front-runner to face him is Roberto Bolonti, sources have told RingTV.com. The light heavyweight bout between former title challengers may headline a Showtime quadruple-header featuring Tomoki Kameda, Roberto Garcia and Caleb Truax.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we learn that Al Haymon’s signing spree continues with Abner Mares and Andrzej Fonfara becoming the enigmatic advisor’s latest signees.
Fresh off his U.S. debut with a seventh-round knockout of Pungluang Sor Singyu in July, WBO bantamweight titleholder Tomoki Kameda could be headed for UIC Pavilion to face Mexican veteran Alejandro Hernandez.
The promoters of WBO light heavyweight titleholder Sergey Kovalev and Andrzej Fonfara have begun talks for a potential bout in October or November, if, as Main Events CEO Kathy Duva put it, RING/WBC champ Adonis Stevenson “doesn’t man up and fight Sergey in the fall.”
After Adonis Stevenson’s hard-fought win over Andrzej Fonfara last weekend, Fonfara’s promoter says both men would come out on top against the light heavyweight division’s wrecking ball, Sergey Kovalev.
Fans share their thoughts on Adonis Stevenson’s tougher-than-expected fight with Andrzej Fonfara, THE RING light heavyweight champ’s potential showdowns with Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev, plus David Lemieux and Jermell Charlo in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
RING/WBC light heavyweight champ Adonis Stevenson had to rely more on his boxing skills and heart than his vaunted power to outpoint Andrzej Fonara during their Showtime-televised fight due to the uncommon grit and durability displayed by the challenger.
RingTV.com has a live round-by-round update of tonight’s light heavyweight championship between RING/WBC titleholder Adonis Stevenson and Andrzej Fonfara at Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec on Showtime. The Showtime broadcast began at 9 p.m. ET/PT.