first_imgView comments Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title The 31-year-old Gvozdyk, from the Ukraine, improved to 16-0. Stevenson dropped to 29-2-1 with his first loss since 2010 and first in Canada.Stevenson was making his 10th title defense since winning the belt against Chad Dawson in 2013. Stevenson was ahead on two of the judges’ card and tied on the third when he was stopped.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissStevenson fell early, in the third round, after getting hit by Gvozdyk. But referee Michael Griffin said it was a slip. Gvozdyk, however, was the more aggressive of the two and it showed the rest of the round.In the sixth round, Stevenson threw more punches to the body, something that he rarely does. He hit Gvozdyk in the abdomen and shook him, and Stevenson finished the round strongly. MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Stevenson controlled the center of the ring for part of the match, but in the 10th round, Gvozdyk finished with a series of blows that seemed to motivate him for the 11th round.Gvozdyk continued with his series of flurries that got Stevenson in the ropes in the middle of the 11th, before sending the Canadian to the canvas with three solid right punches.On the undercard, Montreal’s Oscar Rivas unanimously outpointed Brazil’s Fabio Maldonado to retain the NABF heavyweight title.ADVERTISEMENT ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia Referee Michael Griffin raises the arm of Oleksandr Gvozdyk, of Ukraine, left, after winning the light heavyweight WBC championship boxing fight against Adonis Stevenson, of Canada, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Quebec City. (Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press via AP)QUEBEC CITY — Oleksandr Gvozdyk stopped Adonis Stevenson at 2:49 of the 11th round Saturday night to take the World Boxing Council light heavyweight title from the Canadian.The 41-year-old Stevenson was put on a stretcher after the fight and left Videotron Centre in an ambulance. There was no immediate word on the nature of the injury.ADVERTISEMENT After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk Griffin, Drummond power Pistons over Curry, Warriors No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college LATEST STORIESlast_img read more