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ELEIDER ALVAREZ RUMORS

Alvarez stops Bute to become WBC light heavy challenger

QUEBEC CITY (AP) Eleider Alvarez stopped former champion Lucian Bute with a pair of right-hand shots in the fifth round to win a light heavyweight elimination bout between the two Montreal-based boxers Friday night. Alvarez (22-0) stunned Bute (32-4-1) with a right and then sent him to the floor with another to close out what had been an even battle through four rounds. Referee...
Via Associated Press
February 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Isaac Chilemba ready to take on the unbeaten Eleider Alvarez this weekend

This Saturday, Isaac “Golden Boy” Chilemba (24-2-2, 10 KOs) will take on Eleider “Storm” Alvarez (18-0, 10 KOs) for the mandatory position in the WBC at Centre Videotron in Quebec City, Quebec; the winner will challenge Adonis “Superman” Stevenson for the WBC Light Heavyweight Title in 2016. Chilemba, 28, was born in Blantyre, Malawi one of the poorest regions in the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Eleider Alvarez vs. Isaac Chilemba set for November in Quebec

Eleider Alvarez (18-0, 10 KOs), a former Colombian Olympian who now lives in Montreal, and Isaac Chilemba (24-2-2, 10 KOs), of Malawi, will face each other this November in a WBC light heavyweight final eliminator bout to be staged in Quebec. Yvon Michel and Kathy Duva, respectively, promoters of Alvarez and Chilemba, yesterday finalized a deal to secure this much anticipated fight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Alvarez, Chilemba to box for shot at champ Stevenson

MONTREAL (AP) Eleider Alvarez will face Isaac Chilemba in an elimination bout to become the top light heavyweight contender in the World Boxing Council, promoter Yvon Michel announced Thursday. Alvarez (18-0), a Colombian living in Montreal, is ranked second by the WBC, while Chilemba (24-2-2), of Malawi, is the top contender. The winner becomes mandatory challenger to champion...
Via Associated Press
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Weights from Montreal: Lucian Bute & Eleider Alvarez featured on NBCSN tonight

The official weigh in was held on Friday for Saturday night’s Premier Boxing Champions on NBCSN card at Bell Centre in Montreal. Televised coverage is headlined by a 10-round showdown between Lucian “Le Tombeur” Bute (31-2, 24 KOs) and Andrea Di Luisa (17-2). Also featured on NBCSN is light heavyweight contender Eleider “Storm” Alvarez (17-0) versus Isidro Ranoni “El...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Eleider Alvarez, Julian Williams Win With Varying Degrees Of Aplomb

Showtime Extreme gave us a chance Saturday to get a look at two well-regarded young fighters, Eleider Alvarez and Julian Williams. Both won, but Alvarez didn’t live up to his hype the way Williams did to his. Granted, Alvarez faced the better competition of the two, befitting a fighter who is just now flirting with cracking the top 10 of the light heavyweight division. Alexander...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Williams vs. Alvarez To Co-Feature Stevenson/Fonfara

UNBEATEN JULIAN WILLIAMS & ELEIDER ALVAREZ CO-FEATURED AGAINST TOUGH OPPOSITION ON SHOWTIME EXTREME® SATURDAY, MAY 24, FROM BELL CENTRE IN MONTREAL, CANADA Photo credit: Boxingtalk.com Two 10-Rounders Precede SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® Tripleheader Featuring 2013 Fighter of the Year Adonis Stevenson Bouts on SHO EXTREME Start at 7 p.m. ET/PT; SHOWTIME® Three-Fight Telecast...
Via BadCulture
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Undefeated Andy Gardiner steps in to face Eleider Alvarez in all-Canadian showdown

Ottawa boxer Andy Gardiner burst onto the professional boxing scene only 20 months ago. In his 10 bouts to date, he has consistently taken steps up in competition to better his craft when most fighters are more concerned about protecting their records and building KO ratios. When it was announced this past week that undefeated Thomas Oosthuizen, 22-0, was out of the fight with Eleider...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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