Zewski ready for battle

Photo courtesy TKO Boxing

Top welterweight prospect Mikael Zewski will face veteran John Hoffman in a scheduled four round bout in his Canadian debut Friday night, May 28th, at the Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec City.

The Zewski/Hoffman scheduled four rounder is one of the featured undercard bouts on the ESPN2 televised, highly anticipated showdown between legendary Quebec former world champion Eric Lucas and perennial contender Librado Andrade.

Since turning professional earlier this year after an outstanding amateur career, Zewski, 3-0-0 (2KO’s), has quickly impressed fight fans in the United States with his devastating power, winning his first two bouts in stunning knockout fashion, both of which were televised on Canada’s “Super Channel”.

In his most recent bout on May 1st, the 21 year old Trois-Rivières, Quebec native dominated Alex DeLeon, sweeping the judges scorecards in the four round battle held in Iowa City, Iowa.

“I was back in the gym right after the DeLeon fight to prepare for this bout. There’s been a great deal of media attention for the main event and I’m very excited and honored to be fighting on the same card as Eric Lucas” said Zewski.

“Lucas is very popular here and they’re expecting a crowd of over 10,000 which will be a terrific experience to fight in front of. We also have a very large group coming down from Trois-Rivières for the fight.”

The Zewski/Hoffman bout is presented by Interbox in association with TKO Boxing Promotions.

Tickets for this Interbox event can be purchased through the Pepsi Coliseum Box Office, or through the Billetech network by dialing 418-691-7211 (toll free: 1-800-900-SHOW) or by going online to: Fans can also procure their tickets at Club de boxe Champion (514-376-0980).


Formed in early 2008, Chet Koerner’s Las Vegas based TKO BOXING Promotions, originators of the “HOMETOWN HEROES TO WORLD CHAMPIONS” national boxing series, stable includes; heavyweight Lenroy Thomas, cruiserweight Andres Taylor, super middleweight Fedor Chudinov, middleweights Peter Manfredo Jr., Elvin Ayala, James Countryman, Dmitry Chudinov and J’Leon Love, junior middleweights Bastie Samir, welterweights Demetrius Hopkins, Bradley Blankenship, Mikael Zewski, Leti Leti and Eric Mendez, junior welterweights Francisco Contreras and Joseph Elegele, lightweights Edner Cherry, Rolando Reyes, Terence Crawford and Fidel Maldonado, featherweights Matt Remillard, Carney Bowman, Dat Nguyen, Delvin Placencia, Rafael Lora, Maxwell Awaku and Robert Rodriguez, super bantamweights Rafael Valenzuela and Dodie Boy Penalosa Jr., bantamweight Leo Santa Cruz and flyweights Rayonta Whitfield and Randy Caballero.


Created in 1997 by Mr. Hans-Karl Muhlegg and bought by Eric Lucas in 2004, InterBox is now a world renowned boxing promotion company working with all major promoters and TV networks. Jean Bedard and 5-time world champion trainer Stephan Larouche oversee all aspects of the business as they continue to keep InterBox amongst the most respected organizations in the world of boxing. InterBox has produced 4 world champions: former WBA lightweight world champion Leonard Dorin, former WBC super middleweight world champion Eric Lucas, former WBC light heavyweight world champion Adrian Diaconu and the current IBF Super middleweight World Champion, Lucian Bute.

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