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Stevenson after the fight with the Stud is in critical condition

07 December, 2018, 21:28 | Author: Heidi Alvarez
  • Doctors provide update on condition of Montreal boxer Adonis Stevenson

Montreal boxer Adonis Stevenson's promoter says the fighter is in critical condition after being knocked out in the 11th round and losing his WBC light heavyweight title to Ukrainian Oleksandr Gvozdyk in a fight Saturday night in Quebec City.

"Mr. Stevenson underwent surgery on the night of Saturday to Sunday and has since been admitted to the intensive care unit".

'He suffers from severe traumatic brain injury, ' Alexis Turgeon told reporters.

'His condition requires mechanical respiratory assistance, deep sedation and specialized neurological monitoring.

Stevenson's partner, Simone God, also made her first public comments Tuesday, thanking people for their messages of support.

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We will remind, Alexander Gvozdik (16-0, 13 KO's) knocked out canadian boxer Adonis Stevenson (30-1-2, 24 KO's) and won the title of world champion under version WBC light heavyweight title. "I urge the media to be very cautious about distributing medical information that does not come from an official medical source".

"The family wants to be at the bedside of Mr. Stevenson, and asks everyone to respect their privacy", said Targon.

Stevenson, 41, boxing's oldest and longest-reigning champion, has had surgery and remains in intensive care, a statement from the hospital said.

The forty-one-year-old was ahead on the scorecards heading into the bout's final stretch but slumped into the corner of the ring after being caught by a barrage of punches from the challenger.

He lost consciousness in the ambulance on the way to the hospital.

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