Gambian boxer Badou Jack misses title after draw with Stevenson


Canadian Adonis Stevenson retained his World Boxing Council light-heavyweight title on Saturday after fighting Gambian boxer Badou Jack to a majority draw in which no judge scored him a winner.

Stevenson, a 40-year-old southpaw, kept the title after two judges scored the bout 114-114 and the third saw Jack as a 115-113 winner in the title bout at Toronto. In a fight nobody lost, both fighters saw themselves as winners.

Badou Jack: I’m putting everyone at Light Heavyweight on notice!

BY: BoxingScene

After an emphatic debut in the light heavyweight division, two-division world champion and Gambian boxer Badou Jack is looking to use 2018 to prove that he is the top 175-pound fighter in the world and one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the sport.

“I am 100 percent confident in my ability to take on and beat anyone in the division,” said Jack. “I’m the newcomer at light heavyweight, but I already proved I belong. I'm putting all the light heavyweights on notice.”

Zlatan Ibrahimović – Badou Jack is the real champion

Sweden and Los Angeles Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimović says Gambian and former WBC super middleweight champion Badou Jack is the ‘real’ champion and Sweden’s biggest star.

The Stockholm-born returns to the ring again on May 19th when he faces World Boxing Council light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson at the Bell Centre in Montréal, Canada.

Badou Jack Cleverly beats Nathan

Former Gambian Olympian Badou Jack is the new WBA World light-heavyweight champion after taking full control to beat Englishman Nathan Cleverly in Las Vegas.

The 33-year-old battered Nathan Cleverly in their light heavyweight title fight until referee Tony Weeks mercifully stepped in to stop it at 2:47 of the fifth round at T-Mobile Arena.