Former light heavyweight world titleholder Adonis Stevenson has been upgraded from critical to stable condition.
Stevenson (29-2, 24 KO's), 41, boxing's oldest and longest-reigning champion, was knocked out in the 11th round on Saturday by unbeaten Ukrainian Oleksandr Gvozdyk.
It was disclosed on Sunday morning that Stevenson felt dizzy and had trouble standing up before collapsing in his locker room. The Haitian-born, Canada-based boxer was placed on a stretcher before being taken to Enfant-Jésus Hospital in Quebec City by ambulance, where he lost consciousness during the commute.
It was also revealed that Stevenson suffered a brain hemorrhage and was placed in a medically induced coma to relieve swelling.
"The state of Adonis Stevenson has gone from critical to stable," Yvon Michel, Stevenson's promoter, stated Sunday evening.
Michel also told the media that he talked to Stevenson after the fight and he seemed to be okay at the time.
Gvozdyk (16-0, 13 KO's), 31, who won an Olympic bronze medal for Ukraine at the 2012 Olympics, has knocked out or stopped nine of his last 10 opponents.