Andre Berto, Shawn Porter and Chris Arreola spoke to RingTV’s Dominic Verdin after notching victories on the recent Premier Boxing Champions card at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California. (Editor’s note: Arreola uses colorful language so this video is not for kids.)
Andre Berto doesn’t have the legs, reflexes or punch resistance he had when he held versions of the welterweight title, but the 31-year-old veteran is still fast and he can still crack with his right hand.
Weigh-in photos for Andre Berto vs. Josesito Lopez, Shawn Porter vs. Roberto Garcia, Chris Arreola vs. Curtis Harper and Miguel Vazquez vs. Jerry Belmontes, which will be shown on SpikeTV.
Former junior middleweight titlist Austin Trout will return to action on Dec. 11 in the main event of a card dedicated to the late promoter Dan Goossen.
Veteran sports writer Tim Smith shares his thoughts on Dan Goossen’s sudden passing. Smith recalls the many endearing qualities of the gregarious and charismatic boxing promoter, including Goossen’s love of family and zest for life.
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.
As confirmed by the WBC, heavyweight titlist Bermane Stiverne’s first defense against Deontay Wilder will be delayed due to an injured right hand.
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.