By Dave Spencer
Photo Herby Whyne
As far as mistakes go, it was as big as you can make in boxing. And the timing? It couldn’t have been worse.
After a handful of impressive wins, an unbeaten Adonis Stevenson set off for greener pastures for fame and fortune, heading south and hooking up with American promoter Lou DiBella for his first fight on American soil.
But everything unravelled at breakneck speed for the Haitian born Montrealer in oceanside Maryland in April 2010, and despite a dominant first round in which he scored a pair of knockdowns, Stevenson was done in less then four minutes to then 16-15-2 Darnell Boone.
“I put him to sleep,” said Boone Thursday in advance of tonight’s rematch. (More)
WealthTV is available nationally on Verizon FiOS TV channel 169 and 669 in HD, AT&T U-Verse TV channels 470 and 1470 in HD, along with over 100 cable systems across the country as well as on line viewing via computer and numerous connected devices and via www.wealthtv.com.