Bermane Stiverne entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 24-1-1 (21 KOs=87%) and he is ranked as the No.4 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Wladimir Klitschko); the only fight he lost was in 2007, against the unknown Demetrice King, since then he has collected twelve victories and one draw winning the Wbc title in his only bout of 2014, the rematch against Chris Arreola (=Stiverne vs Arreola 2).
His opponent, the undefeated Deontay Wilder, has a perfect record of 32-0-0 (32 KOs=100%) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class, he fought twice last year, beating Malik Scott (=Wilder vs Scott) and Jason Gavern (=Wilder vs Gavern). Stiverne vs Wilder is valid for the WBC World heavyweight title (Stiverne’s first defense); they also faced each other a second time on November 4, 2017 (=Deontay Wilder vs Bermane Stiverne 2). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: heavyweight (over 200 lbs, 90.7 kg)
Title: WBC World heavyweight title
Stiverne’s previous fight: Bermane Stiverne vs Chris Arreola 2
Wilder’s previous fight: Deontay Wilder vs Jason Gavern
Wilder’s next fight: Deontay Wilder vs Eric Molina
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