Boxing Bites: Stevenson v Jack / Rey Vargas / Yildirim v Ford

Ringside 10/05/2018

WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis “Superman” Stevenson has vowed to put challenger Badou Jack into orbit, when the two shudder the planet One of the most anticipated fights by boxing fans and experts is the one that will be held on May 19th.

Using the airwaves as his link to the WBC weekly presser, Adonis assured them there isn’t a hint of imperfection of even Kryptonite in his armoury.

“I am very excited to get back into the ring, it has been a while but I assure you that I am going through the best moment of my career, not only physically but emotionally.

Badou is an excellent fighter who is characterized by his technique and speed. A fighter who is stronger at this weight, keeps fit and wants to make history on the night of May 19. But I’m here with thunderbolts, to ruin your plans. I can assure you that the fight will end before the last bell, I will knock out Badou.”

Adonis plans to continue his reign at one hundred and seventy five pounds, venturing no higher, as he could still even make the 168 limit.

WBC super bantamweight champion Rey Vagas defends his crown for a princely sum, against marauding Armenian Azat Hovhannisyan, this Saturday at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York.

“We had an excellent preparation, are close to the weight and ready to defend the belt,” commented tall order champion Rey, who hails from Otumba, in the State of Mexico.

Aware that the gauntlet has been thrown down by challenger Azat (14-2, 11 KOs), champion Rey (31-0, 22 KOs) awaits an all action fight, pledging that the joust won’t go the full twelve rounds, declaring: “It’ll be a tough fight, and there could well be a knockout. This encounter will be explosive, combining intelligence and a lot of strategy. We’re going to deliver a great fight and likely, an all-out war inside the ring.”

WBC International super-middleweight champion, Turkish Avni Yildirim, will defend his crown against Canadian Ryan Ford (14-2-0, 9 KO’S), this Saturday at Nobeo Gmbh Studio 1 in Hurth, Germany.

Avni (18-1, 11 KOs) comes from decisioning tough experienced US fighter Dereck Edwards (27-8-1, 14 KOs). While Ford accelerated to defeat Andrey Sirotkin in a close highlights and headlights match held in the heart of Russia.

Avni suffered the only loss of his career last year, when he was knocked out in three rounds by Chris Eubank Jr. in a crash/clash, that was part of the super middleweight tournament of the Super World Boxing Series. He vows he won’t make the same mistakes again.