22
Sep
2018

Stevenson v Jack, Russell v Diaz officials announced

Ringside 17/05/2018

World Boxing Council light heavyweight champion Adonis “Superman” Stevenson, and former two-division world champion Badou Jack will clash this Saturday May 19 at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada.

Southpaw Stevenson (29-1, 24 KOs) is one of the most explosive punchers right now. While Jack (22-1-3, 13 KOs) is a former world champion, who is determined to make history, challenging Stevenson in this year’s biggest light heavyweight showdown.

The World Boxing Council, always dedicated to guaranteeing the essential combination of professionalism and fairness, has appointed high-quality ring officers to demonstrate alertness and impartiality both in word and deed.

World Boxing Council featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr will defend his crown against Joseph “JoJo” Diaz Jr this Saturday at MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, Maryland, administered by a superb and experienced team of officials.

Russell Jr., 29 (28-1, 17 KOs), from Capitol Heights, Maryland, has already successfully defended his crown twice, after dethroning former Mexican champion Jhonny Gonzalez (65-10, 54 KOs). Joseph “JoJo” Diaz (26-0, 14 KOs), originally from Downey, California, comes from knocking out the veteran former world champion, Victor “Viking” Terrazas, in Indio, California.

The WBC has appointed tried and tested, experienced and seasoned ring officers to guarantee impartial parity for this very important fight.