WBC orders Bermane Stiverne-Chris Arreola rematch for vacant title

19
Dec

WBC orders Bermane Stiverne-Chris Arreola rematch for vacant 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.

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16
Dec

Vitali Klitschko declared WBC’s Champion Emeritus

WBC heavyweight titleholder Vitali Klitschko, who will run for president of the Ukraine, has been declared “Champion Emeritus,” which means his belt is now vacant for the WBC’s top contenders to fight for.

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28
Oct

Schaefer: Wilder’s next fight could be for the title

Undefeated heavyweight puncher Deontay Wilder has served as a sparring partner for undisputed champion Wladimir Klitschko, and could be in line for the WBC title owned by Klitschko’s older brother, Vitali Klitschko.

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26
Oct

Wilder KOs Firtha in fourth round

Heavyweight KO artist Deontay Wilder scored two knockdowns in the first round and another in the fourth and final round of Saturday’s knockout of Nicolai Firtha.

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24
Oct

Wilder has Steward in mind going into Firtha bout

“I want to keep his memory alive,” said Deontay Wilder of the late Emanuel Steward, who believed he could become America’s next heavyweight champion.

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10
May

Attorney: Wilder has apologized

Unbeaten heavyweight contender Deontay Wilder, who was arrested for domestiic battery on Saturday, has apologized to the victim, according to the fighter’s attorney.

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07
May

Wilder arrested for domestic battery

Unbeaten heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder was arrested for domestic battery on Saturday in Las Vegas and released from the Clark County Detention Center on a $15,000 bond the same day.

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06
Apr

Q&A: Wilder out to ‘destroy’ Harrison

Unbeaten American heavyweight prospect Deontay Wilder says of his next opponent, Audley Harrison: “When I hit Audley Harrison the right way, that may be the punch that ends up ending his career.”

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04
Apr

Khan-Diaz replay to follow Garcia-Judah on Showtime

Amir Khan’s April 27 clash with Julio Diaz will be shown following Danny Garcia’s attempt to defend his RING, WBA and WBC titles against Zab Judah on Showtime.

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03
Apr

Wilder to face Harrison on April 27 Khan-Diaz card

Unbeaten heavyweight prospect, Deontay Wilder, a 2008 Olympic bronze medalist takes a mark of 27-0 with as many knockouts into an April 27 clash against aging 2000 Olympic gold medalist Audley Harrison.

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