Bermane Stiverne honored by Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame as first Haitian-born heavyweight champ

WBC heavyweight titlist champion Bermane "B. Ware" Stiverne (24-1, 21 KOs) was honored this past weekend by the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame (NBHOF) at its annual awards dinner in Las Vegas. Stiverne was presented a Special Achievement Award by the NSBHOF for becoming the first Haitian-born Heavyweight Champion. [Note: We do not recognize Bermane Stiverne, nor any other alphabet...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

More details on Frampton vs. Martinez rematch

Carl Frampton will be looking for Glory; Kiko Martinez will be looking for Revenge: Octapixx LIVE is pleased to announce that it will exclusively market the international broadcast rights for the upcoming rematch between Carl Frampton (18-0, 13 KO) and Kiko Martinez (31-4, 23 KO), taking place on September 6, 2014 at the historic Titanic Quarter in Belfast, North Ireland, United...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Fallout from the Tyson Fury-Dereck Chisora rematch debacle

A fractured left hand to Dereck Chisora put an end to his rematch with Tyson Fury just one week before the combatants were due to meet in their highly anticipated second match. It's left each man in a slight quandary as to what their next moves are, while both count the cost of an opportunity missed, at least temporarily. Tyson's fury When three potentially big fights involving...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WBC Heavyweight Hijinks: Bryant Jennings en route to title shot vs. Stiverne-Wilder winner

No true boxing fan holds any admiration for the alphabet soup organizations that control the title belts: the WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, and others. I must admit I sometimes find their antics amusing, in the sense that they add the colors of shameless stupidity and corruption to the modern history of the sport. Past that very mixed statement, there is nothing positive to say about them...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

LIVE at 9AM PT: Golovkin v Geale Press Conf.

NEW YORK, NY -Today at 9am PT, watch the final press conference for Saturday night’s double-header featuring  Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin and Daniel Geale at big boxing Mecca Madison Square Garden. Joining “G4″ on the dais, heavyweights Bryant Jennings and Mike Perez who will meet at the co-feature bout. As the heavyweight division continues to move and shake with the crowning...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder: "The Call Out" | The Most Valuable Motivator

James D. Edwards gets the blood pumping.  Check out his motivational video, which calls out Bermane Stiverne on behalf of the "Bronze Bomber".  Be sure to check out his site at: TheMostValuableMotivator.Com  And, Follow the Man on Twitter --> @SportsBrothersR If you haven't seen #TheCallOut You gotta see it as it's going #Viral right now! http://t...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bermane Stiverne: I’m going to beat up Deontay Wilder, he’s not a threat

Long before Bermane "B. Ware" Stiverne (24-1, 21 KOs) knocked out Chris Arreola (35-4) this past May, Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder (31-0, 31 KOs) started talking smack about Stiverne and he hasn't let up as the impending showdown approaches later this year. Wilder is the mandatory No. 1 challenger for Stiverne's first defense. If the relatively untested...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

America finally has a boxing heavyweight we can get behind

(Credit: I contend the reason many people believe boxing to be a dead sport (although that’s not even close to realistic), is because there has been a lack of legitimate American fighters in the heavyweight division. The division popularized by guys like Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, George Foreman, Larry Holmes, and Muhammad Ali has declined over the years...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

WBC Orders Stiverne vs. Wilder; Klitschko A Distant Match

LOS ANGELES, CA - To the casual eye boxing’s heavyweight division gave the impression of being on life support over the last few years, to American’s at least. If you live overseas, specifically in the Ukraine, it’s all Klitschko all day and no reason to complain. Formerly the glamour division of boxing, the big boys have new life with the emergence of newly crowned champion...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighters of the Week

Luke Irwin: t1. Bermaine Stiverne: For the first time ever, I can’t pick a #1 fighter of the week. Stiverne won the WBC heavyweight title vacated by Vitaly Klitschko, and Matt Brown might have punched his ticket to a shot at the UFC welterweight title with a Fight of the Year against Erick Silva. For the first time….I can’t decide. t1. Matt Brown: See #1. 2. Costa Phillipou...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

What Everyone Is Getting Wrong About Deontay Wilder And The “Internet Troll”

This past weekend, two authentic heavyweight contenders (Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola) squared off on ESPN — a rare occurrence for the worldwide leader, which usually confines boxing to its sister network ESPN2. Yet the fight, a good one, was overshadowed by a farce in the same division, featuring Deontay Wilder — who is in line to face the winner of the ESPN fight, Stiverne...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder Interview | by Team LeftJab

Another interview by our friends over at Team LeftJab. This time Deontay Wilder returns.  He discusses the "ease" of a fight with Bermane Stiverne would be..  Be sure to check them out.                   Badou Jack Interview Link ----> Website | TeamLeftJab Twitter | @TeamLeftJab BADOU JACK ON TEAM LEFTJAB RADIO #TMT #Mayweather...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bermane Stiverne defeats Chris Arreola – again; gets crowned with meaningless “championship”

Bermane Stiverne defeated Chris Arreola via 6th round TKO on Saturday night, in a fight televised live on ESPN. Touted as for the "WBC Heavyweight Championship of the World", in reality, Stiverne vs. Arreola II was for nothing but a meaningless series of letters affixed to a worthless green belt. That's nothing against Stiverne, and it's not to take away from his...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Score: Bermane Stiverne Becomes The First Haitian-Born Heavyweight Champion

Boxing history was going to be made on ESPN this past Saturday night, one way or the other. Either Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola would become the first Mexican-American to hold the heavyweight crown, or Bermane Stiverne would be the first Haitian-born fighter to do so. In the end, the green WBC strap that has been […] The post The Score: Bermane Stiverne Becomes The First Haitian...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Wladimir Klitschko will knockout either Bermane Stiverne or Deontay Wilder

In an exciting bloodbath, Bermane Stiverne earned a sixth round TKO over Chris Arreola to capture the vacant WBC heavyweight belt before 3,992 fans on Saturday night at the Galen Center in Los Angeles, California. Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KOs), who also unanimously outscored “The Nightmare” in April 2013, struggled for the initial 15 minutes against the 33-year-old Arreola (36-4...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Don King Says He Loves Bieber Because He’s American (Video)

You have to excuse Don because he is getting old, even though this sounds like something he would have said when he was younger too. King was at the Bermane Stiverne vs. Chris Arreola fight (Stiverne won by TKO) and here is what he had to say about Da Biebs and Lil Wayne. Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Don King — I Love Justin Bieber … He’s Great for Boxing...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Stiverne TKO’s Arreola

photo courtesy of Bermane Stiverne became the first Haitian-born heavyweight to win a title after defeating Chris Arreola to win the recently vacated WBC championship. This was the first fight Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KO’s) had since defeating Arreola a year ago. In that fight, Stiverne dropped and broke Arreola’s nose with a counter right hand in the third round...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bermane Stiverne Stops Chris Arreola In A Jiggly Good Fight

The old adage is “as go the heavyweights, so goes boxing”. Well, if more heavyweight fights were as entertaining as Bermane Stiverne’s 6th round stoppage of Chris Arreola on ESPN, boxing might be more popular. Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KO) was way behind on my card at the time of the stoppage. He was being outworked in every round and seemed a bit languid. When he did land, however...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bermane Stiverne TKO’s Chris Arreola to become new WBC heavyweight champion

Boxing‘s first Haitian-born heavyweight champion was crowned tonight when Bermane Stiverne won the vacant WBC title with a sixth-round TKO of Chris Arreola. The title was vacated when former champion Vitali Klitschko retired from the sport to pursue a political career in his home country of Ukraine. The end came at 2:02 of the sixth round after Arreola had been knocked down twice...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Stiverne vs. Arreola II weigh-in results, video & photos

A crowd of fans came to the Grand Ballroom at the Radisson Hotel Los Angeles at USC for the weigh-in for Saturday's WBC heavyweight title match - and Definitely Not a World Heavyweight Championship Fight, between heavyweights Bermane "B. Ware" Stiverne and Chris "The Nightmare" Arreola at the USC Galen Center. Stiverne vs. Arreola II takes place tonight, and...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Viewing Picks for May 10, 2014

All Times Eastern Arena Football New Orleans VooDoo at Philadelphia Soul — CBS Sports Network, 6 p.m. Australian Rules Football Brisbane Lions vs. Essendon Bombers — Fox Soccer Plus, 2:30 a.m. Melbourne Tigers vs. Western Bulldogs — Fox Sports 2, 5:30 a.m. AFL Highlights — Fox Soccer Plus, 1:30 a.m. Boxing WBC Heavyweight Championship, Los Angeles, CA Chris Arreola vs. Bermane...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Stiverne/Arreola Intense Staredown

LOS ANGELES, CA- Maintaining the intensity of yesterday’s press conference, Bermane Stiverne and Chris Arreola tooks the scales today at the Raddisson Hotel in Los Angeles for Saturday night’s WBC heavyweight title bout. Number one ranked Stiverne weighed in at 239.5 while Arreola came in slightly under at 239.0 pounds.  ***** With the respective camps, fans, and media framed...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Saturday’s Viewing Picks

Arena Football New Orleans VooDoo at Philadelphia Soul — CBS Sports Network, 6 p.m. Australian Rules Football Brisbane Lions vs. Essendon Bombers — Fox Soccer Plus, 2:30 a.m. Melbourne Tigers vs. Western Bulldogs — Fox Sports 2, 5:30 a.m. AFL Highlights — Fox Soccer Plus, 1:30 a.m. Boxing WBC Heavyweight Championship, Los Angeles, CA Chris Arreola vs. Bermane Stiverne ...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Stiverne-Arreola II presser quotes & photos

In front of a packed house in the Founders Room at the USC Galen Center,  heavyweights Bermane "B. Ware" Stiverne and Chris "The Nightmare" Arreola took turns exchanging barbs just two days ahead of their rematch -- which is Definitely Not for a World Heavyweight Championship. Bermane Stiverne: "Typically I do my talking in the ring but I'm here...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bermane Stiverne Open Media

LOS ANGELES, CA - On Tuesday, WBC #1 heavyweight contender Bermane Stiverne worked out for the media at USC Galen’s center ahead of his Saturday night title match against #2 rater Chris Arreola. If Stiverne is successful Saturday, he will be the heavyweight of Haitian descent to hold the belt. *****
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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