The Adonis Stevenson and Badou Jack fight on Saturday, May 19 brought everything and then some to 12 Championships rounds. With linear world championship on the line and no clear champion emerging, the judges ruled a majority draw Stevenson retained his WBC belt live on SHOWTIME from Air Canada Centre in Toronto.
Stevenson vs. Jack is part of a split-site SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®telecast beginning at 10 p.m. ET/PT with featherweight champion Gary Russell, Jr. defending his title against mandatory title challenger Joseph Diaz from the MGM National Harbor in Maryland on Saturday, May 19.
Ryan Sprague is live in Toronto for live results and updates of the fight between Stevenson and Jack.
The card will also feature WBC Featherweight Championship bout between Gary Russel Jr. and Joseph Diaz Jr.
WBC Light Heavyweight World Championship:
Adonis Stevenson majority draw Badou Jack (114-114, 115-113, 114-114)
WBC Featherweight Championship:
Gary Russell Jr. (125 1/2 lbs.) vs. Joseph Diaz Jr. (126 lbs.)
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Groupe Yvon Michel, Lee Baxter Promotions and Mayweather Promotions, are on sale now and available at www.ticketmaster.ca.
Adonis Stevenson vs Badou Jack Results Below:
Mazlum Akdeniz def. Lloyd Reyes (2nd Rd. KO)
Light Heavyweight Division:
Nick Fantauzzi def. Stephen Clement (3rd Rd. KO 2:54)
Super Welterweight Division:
Sebastian Bouchard def. Saldana Janjanin (2nd Rd. TKO 2:08)
NABA Canada Middleweight Championship:
Patrice Volny def. Janks Trotter (1st Rd. TKO 3:00)
Christian Mbilli def. Marcos Jesus Cornejo (3rd Rd. Stoppage 1:52)
Kristian Prenga def. Ricardo Humberto Ramirez (3rd Rd. TKO 1:44)
NABF Heavyweight Championship:
Oscar Rivas def. Herve Hubeaux (Unanimous Dec. 99-91, 100-90, 100-90)
Ivan Alvarez majority draw. Kane Heron (76-76, 78-74, 76-76)
Mikael Zewski def. Diego Gonzalo Luque (Unanimous Dec. 100-89, 99-90, 99-90)