DON KING: I would like to say first that Amir Imam will be on the card also. He is a super-sensational fighter and we are looking forward to seeing him. This program is “Return to Glory” America’s return to glory in the heavyweight division. The WBC champion Bermane Stiverne against the mandatory challenger Deontay Wilder. It is something that is going to be a great event but it is a fight for Peace. Then with … Read Article
WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KOs), of Las Vegas, will defend his title against unbeaten knockout specialist and mandatory challenger Deontay Wilder (32-0, 32 KOs), of Tuscaloosa, Ala., this Saturday, Jan. 17. The potentially explosive bout between the two big-punching heavyweights will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and be televised live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT). … Read Article
LAS VEGAS (Jan. 14, 2015) – WBC Heavyweight World Champion Bermane “B. Ware” Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KOs), of Las Vegas, and undefeated knockout specialist and No. 1 contender, Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder (32-0, 32 KOs), of Tuscaloosa, Ala., clash in the most significant world heavyweight title fight in the United States in years on Saturday, Jan. 17 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT).… Read Article
Hall of Fame broadcaster Al Bernstein said the Jan. 17 clash between WBC Heavyweight Champion Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder will “re-energize the heavyweight division in the U.S.” Bernstein, who will serve as ringside analyst for this event added, “When Stiverne won the vacant title against Chris Arreola that was an exciting fight and it started the momentum. This match, on U.S. soil featuring an American by birth (Wilder) and a resident of the U.S. … Read Article
Showtime’s sensational ALL ACCESS feature, which includes footage from the WBC convention in December, can be watched at this link: http://s.sho.com/1AwE0hQ
January 14, 2015
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Lake George, New York – As a follow-up to the previously announced Billy C’s Stiverne-Wilder Post Fight Show, which is scheduled to air LIVE approximately six (6) minutes after the official announcement is made for the World Heavyweight Title match-up between current WBC World Heavyweight Champion, Bermane Stiverne and challenger Deontay Wilder, it was announced today that former Olympian, European Heavyweight Champion and Prizefighter winner, Audley Harrison will be joining Billy C as a special … Read Article
“RETURN TO GLORY: Stiverne vs. Wilder” fight week is officially here as WBC Heavyweight World Champion Bermane “B. Ware” Stiverne, undefeated No. 1 challenger Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder, Hall of Fame promoter Don King, WBC Super Bantamweight Champion Leo “Terremoto” Santa Cruz and all the fighters on the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® tripleheader live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT) this Saturday, Jan. 17, made their grand arrivals at MGM Grand this afternoon.
Here … Read Article
This Saturday at the MGM, Las Vegas finds boxing in an unusual place that it hasn’t occupied in quite some time, a heavyweight title fight that has the fans talking and polarizing opinion.
Practically every man and his dog has had a crack at calling the outcome for this fight so we thought we’d get some feedback from someone close to the action, undefeated Polish heavyweight Izu Ugonoh (10-0, 8KO’s.) Izu has served as one … Read Article
6’7” American heavyweight contender Deontay Wilder (32-0, 32 KOs) figures that his athletic skills will be too much for the 36-year-old Bermane Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KOs) in their fight this Saturday on 1/17 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Wilder intends on showing an athletic side to his game that he feels that the short, and slightly pudgy looking Stiverne has never seen before in his 10-year pro career.
Deontay wants to get … Read Article
Former heavyweight champion George Foreman believes that American Deontay Wilder (32-0, 32 KOs) has what it takes to unseat WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KOs) this Saturday night in their fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Foreman thinks that the 6’7” Deontay has to fight the way that brought him this far by him being aggressive and not letting up on the shorter 36-year-old Stiverne.
Foreman thinks that Deontay needs … Read Article