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Dawson plans next defense June 8

Updated: April 10, 2013, 7:54 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson, returning to the 175-pound division, will defend his title against knockout artist Adonis "Superman" Stevenson on June 8 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, promoter Yvon Michel announced at a news conference on Wednesday.

The fight will be Dawson's first since Sept. 8, when he dropped down to the 168-pound super middleweight division and was demolished by champion Andre Ward, who scored three knockdowns en route to a lopsided 10th-round knockout.

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