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Adonis Stevenson wins WBC title

Updated: June 9, 2013, 11:02 AM ET
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MONTREAL -- Adonis Stevenson stopped Chad Dawson with a left hook in the first round to take the WBC light heavyweight title Saturday night.

Stevenson (21-1), from nearby Longueuil, sent a crushing left to Dawson's temple less than 2 minutes into the scheduled 12-round bout. Dawson (31-3-0) got up, but referee Richard Griffin stopped the fight.

According to ESPN Stats & Information, Stevenson joined four-division world champion Roy Jones Jr. as the only fighters to win the ...

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