Bermane Stiverne knows about rematches. The Haiti-born Canadian won the WBC heavyweight title with a return-bout KO of hard-charging slugger Chris Arreola. Stiverne sees similarities with his Arreola bouts and pal Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s rematch with Marcos Maidana.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the details on Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s second consecutive Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame “Fighter of the Year” award.
As confirmed by the WBC, heavyweight titlist Bermane Stiverne’s first defense against Deontay Wilder will be delayed due to an injured right hand.
Light heavyweight challenger Blake Caparello says he’ll have to wait until Aug. 2 to see how real Sergey Kovalev’s power is, but also says he’ll adjust to whatever comes at him.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, the focus in on heavyweight contender Mike Perez, who takes his undefeated record into the ring against Bryant Jennings in a WBC title eliminator on July 26.
Donnie Nietes won THE RING’s vacant 108-pound championship with a ninth-round stoppage of Moises Fuentes and Bermane Stiverne solidified his heavyweight rankings by winning the WBC title with a sixth-round TKO of Chris Arreola.
ESPN’s live telecast of the of the Bermane Stiverne-Chris Arreola rematch for the vacant WBC heavyweight title on Saturday was the the highest-rated fight on any ESPN network since 2003, the cable sports giant announced.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we find out what it will take to convince heavyweight contender Deontay Wilder to step aside in order for newly-crowned WBC titlist Bemane Stiverne to challenge RING champion Wladimir Klitschko.
Hear what newly crowned WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne, Chris Arreola, and promoters Don King and Dan Goossen had to say after Stiverne’s thrilling sixth-round TKO of Arreola on May 10 in Los Angeles.
Bermane Stiverne stopped Chris Arreola in the sixth round to win the vacant WBC heavyweight title and become a major player in the sport.
Bermane Stiverne became the first major heavyweight titleholder from Haiti with a sixth-round stoppage of Chris Arreola on Saturday at the Galen Center on USC’s campus. Stiverne, who won the vacant WBC title, dropped Arreola twice in Round 6 before the fight was stopped.
Follow this link for RingTV.com’s live, round-by-round update of Saturday night’s heavyweight rematch between Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola in Los Angeles. The ESPN broadcast begins at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
Watch the official weigh-in for tonight’s heavyweight rematch between Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola, hosted by ESPN’s Joe Tessitore, and hear what both hard-punching contenders had to say about their WBC title bout. Stiverne-Arreola II will be televised live on ESPN.
Chris Arreola weighed half a pound lighter than Bermane Stiverne at Friday’s weigh-in for thier rematch and WBC heavyweight title bout. Arreola, who has come in as heavy as the 250-pound range for past important bouts, weighed 239. Stiverne, who won their first bout by unanimous decision, weighed 239.5.
With the influx of intriguing heavyweight match-ups in the very near-future, undefeated contender Deontay Wilder gives his picks on who’s going to win and who he hopes to face for the WBC title.
We’ve heard it before from Chris Arreola, that “this time” he has realized his past errors and is now serious about boxing. But this time, as he goes into his rematch with Bermane Stiverne on Saturday, he might finally be telling the truth.