Adonis Stevenson is awake, healing and recovering after what was a sickening stoppage at the hands of Oleksandr Gvozdyk.
‘Superman’ lost his WBC title to the Ukrainian and underwent surgery for a severe brain injury shortly afterward.
After being placed in an induced coma and amid fears for his future, the sport pulled together as always to offer support to the family.
In their latest statement, hope has been given to many that Stevenson can regain as much of himself back as possible.
“On behalf of Adonis and our family, I wanted to take a minute to thank everyone who has taken the time to reach out, send prayers and post about Adonis’ injury. We are so grateful for the outpour of messages, gifts and support that have come our way,” said girlfriend Simone ‘Sisi’ God.
“Superman is a world champion and has demonstrated his strength in facing every obstacle he has ever faced. He is a legend in the eyes of his fans. And a man that demonstrates to his family daily that inner strength. Love can change and redeem even the greatest of hardships.
“Despite recent reports being leaked to media, I wanted to clarify that Adonis is awake. He is healing from his injury in the private company of his family and his dedicated medical team.
“Adonis is a world champion in the ring and is exhibiting that same grit, strength and determination in his recovery.
“Adonis and our family are so thankful to you all for your love and support. We respectfully ask to continue to grant Adonis and our family privacy as he heals from this accident.
“With the holidays here, Adonis is spending time enjoying music. Also spending time with Adonia and his family and sends his love and appreciation to you all.
“While our Superman Adonis recovers, I’ll be stepping in to deal with all business related to Adonis as the Superwoman he always tells me I am.
“We are truly blessed by God and all of you for your support.”