THREE-RIVERS — Like many boxing fans, Mikaël Zewski (30-1, 22 K.-O.) was anxious that the saga is resolved for the setting up of the championship fight between Adonis Stevenson and Badou Jack. Following the career of He is directly related as it should appear in the under-card of the gala, on 19 may at the Bell Centre. In return, the confirmation of this fight means that he must put a cross on a prestigious invitation of sparring with one of the best boxers on the planet.
In fact, Zewski had been invited to put on the gloves with the formidable Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 K.-O.). The U.s. is now in August 2017, the undisputed champion of the super lightweight (champion, WBC, WBA, IFB, WBO). The native of Omaha, Nebraska to defend his WBO title in the face of the Australian Jeff Horn on June 9 in Las Vegas. However, as the battle of may 19, is fast approaching, Zewski was not able to accept the offer of clan Crawford, right in the heart of his own training camp.”If I went there, I had to stay for several weeks. It is fun to have received an invitation like that. It is still one of the best boxers pound-for-pound on the planet. I trust that you will remind me.”
Recovered from his victory
Despite this disappointment, Zewski is looking forward to the idea of reconnecting with the action soon. His last victory, signed by unanimous decision to Jose de Jesus Macias at the end of a bloody battle, had left traces. The boxer, 29-year-old had left the arena with a broken nose and an eye swollen. Two months later, Zewski still shows a few scars, superficial, but it does be ready for a new fight. “It’s been two months and I still have the tower of eyes a little dark. I have over the air identified that poké. But all is well, it is only the appearance.”
Following his victory, Zewski has had to take a break of four weeks, away from the ring, in order to heal. “It was still long, he admits. Sparring is one thing. There, I can’t wait to remove the helmet and be able to make a fight.”
For the moment, the former champion NABF super-lightweight, has no idea of the opponent as the Group Yvon Michel put him in the legs. But he is confident that a belt will be at stake on may 19. “It remains to be seen what belt, but I’m supposed to beat me for a title minor in 147 pounds.”