The most significant storyline in the Bermane Stiverne-Chris Arreola rematch might be the network that will air it live – ESPN. The global cable giant’s involvement in world-class boxing could have a far-reaching and positive impact on the sport.
Featherweight veteran Alejandro Perez has a stay busy fight against Juan Carlos Martinez on Saturday in Las Vegas, televised by UniMas. Should he get through it without a hitch, a shot at top-10 contender Nicholas Walters awaits on May 31.
It’s official: the vacant WBC heavyweight title will be up for grabs in a rematch between Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola, live on ESPN from the USC Galen Center in Los Angeles, California.
There looks to be no shortage of challengers for the vacant WBC heavyweight title, up for grabs in an upcoming rematch between Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola. Mike Perez and Bryant Jennings will meet in an elimination bout with the winner setting himself up as a top contender for the organization’s strap.
Heavyweight bomber Deontay Wilder spoke to the boxing media about his first-round knockout of Malik Scott in Puerto Rico, and answered questions about fans’ suspicions of the quickie KO and his shot at the winner of the Bermane Stiverne-Chris Arreola rematch.
The Bermane Stiverne-Chris Arreola rematch, which will be for the WBC heavyweight belt vacated by Vitali Klitschko, is being targeted for April, Arreola’s promoter, Dan Goossen, told RingTV.com.
Undefeated heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder says he will prove that he has the potential to be a champion, as late hall-of-fame trainer Emanuel Steward predicted he would be one day, against once-beaten veteran Malik Scott on March 15.
The winner of the heavyweight bout between Deontay Wilder and Malik Scott will be in line for a fight with the victor of Chris Arreola-Bermane Stiverne.
Boxing late-comer Bryant Jennings faces unbeaten Polish heavyweight Artur Szpilka on Saturday on HBO as he continues his quest to separate himself from a not-so-crowded field of U.S. contenders and position himself for a run at a world title.
Marcos Maidana’s manager, Sebasian Contursi, believes his fighter would make for a more exciting bout against Floyd Mayweather Jr. than would Amir Khan.
Heavyweight contender Bermane Stiverne informed RingTV.com that he has dropped the lawsuit that he filed against promoter Don King in advance of the WBC’s order for King to begin negotiations with Chris Arreola’s promoter Dan Goossen for a fight for the vacant WBC title.
The WBC has ordered the promoters of Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola to begin free negotiations for a rematch for the WBC heavyweight title that was vacated by Vitali Klitschko earlier this month. Stiverne unanimously decisioned Arreola in April.
Most of the fighters involved in the Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana, Leo Santa Cruz-Cesar Seda, Keith Thurman-Jesus Soto Karass and Beibut Shumenov-Tamas Kovacs matchups promised fireworks on Saturday at The Alamodome in San Antonio.
Jhonny Gonzalez-Abner Mares II could be the main in event in a targeted Feb. 15 tripleheader at Staples Center in Los Angeles that might include Leo Santa Cruz and Chris Arreola.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer said he has not heard back from Mick Hennessy since the English promoter called him about a potential clash of unbeatens between heavyweights Tyson Fury, whom Hennessy promotes, and Deontay Wilder, who is handled by Schaefer.