Tony Bellew to challenge Adonis Stevenson in November

Tony Bellew and Isaac Chilemba

Liverpool's Tony Bellew has signed a deal to fight Canadian WBC light-heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson in Quebec City on 30 November.

Bellew, 30, is a former British and Commonwealth champion and was beaten by then WBO champion Nathan Cleverly of Wales in 2011.

But he beat Isaac Chilemba in a rematch in Mayexternal-link, having drawn the first fight, to secure a second world title shot.

Stevenson, 36, has been beaten once in 23 fights and will be a big favourite.

The Haiti-born Canadian won the title with a first-round knockout of Chad Dawson in Juneexternal-link and defended it with a seventh-round retirement of Tavoris Cloud in September.

Stevenson's only defeat was as a super-middleweight in 2010 and he has 19 knockouts in 22 victories.

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