MONTREAL (August 31, 2013) -- World Boxing Council (WBC), The Ring Magazineand linear world light heavyweight champion, Adonis "Superman" Stevenson (21-1-0, 18 KOs), as well as his opponent for his first title defense on September 28, former International Boxing Federation (IBF) light heavyweight champion, Tavoris "Thunder" Cloud (24-1-0, 19 KOs), recently submitted to the WBC regulatory weigh in.
At his training camp in Traverse City, Michigan, Stevenson tipped the scales at 186 pounds, while Cloud weighed in at 188 pounds at his Florida training camp. Both fighters were below the 193-pound mark permitted by sanctioning body rules.
The next mandatory weigh in will be held seven days prior to their Sept. 28 fight at the Belle Centre in Montreal with the weight limit at 184 pounds.
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About Groupe Yvon Michel Inc.: Yvon Michel (GYM) Group was founded in 2004. The organization's mission is the development of high-level boxers with a support frame in direct competition. To achieve its objectives, GYM actively recruits talent and organizes events. Since its founding nine years ago, GYM has promoted 109 events, some of which have made history in ticket and PPV sales like Pascal vs. Hopkins I and II. GYM has produced more than 300 hours of television for Canal Indigo, Bell TV, Shaw TV, TVA Sports, VOX, TVA, CBC, RDS and V, in Canada, as well as HBO, Showtime and ESPN in the USA. A total of seven different GYM boxers have participated in 17 world title fights. Under the tutelage of GYM Joachim Alcine captured the WBA super welterweight in 2007, Jean Pascal won the WBC Light Heavyweight championship in 2009, and since June 2013 Adonis "Superman" Stevenson has held the WBC, The Ring Magazine and linear light heavyweight.