Adonis Stevenson Biography
Birthday: September 22, 1977 (Virgo)
Born In: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Adonis Stevenson is a Canadian professional boxer of Haitian origin. One of the few Canadian boxers to have made it big on the world stage, Adonis is a national celebrity. He was also among the last of the boxers to be trained by the legendary Emanuel Steward - the boxer turned trainer whose protégés include such celebrity boxers as Lennox Lewis and Thomas Hearns. Known for his exceptionally powerful punches, the exploits of Adonis inside the ring is well matched by tales of his youth. As someone who rose from serving a jail term to becoming a famous boxer, Adonis’ life outside the ring is as well discussed as his life as a boxer. Adonis is also known for his adulation of Mohammad Ali. He started his career relatively late - when he was 28. Considering his late start, what he went on to achieve is considered as extraordinary in boxing circles. For instance, he holds a record of 26-1 points with 21 knockouts, which is rare statistic in the entire boxing world. In an esteemed career, Adonis has defeated such celebrated boxers like Sakio Bika, Tony Bellwe and Andrzej Fonfara.