LOS ANGELES (Jan. 24) – Riverside’s Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola (35-2, 30 KOs) the WBC #1 world contender takes on the heavy-hitting WBC #2 world contender, Bermane “B. Ware” Stiverne (22-1-1, 20 KOs) in a heavyweight battle with the winner guaranteed to fight for the WBC Heavyweight World Championship in his next bout. Both Arreola and Stiverne will look to put their power on display to take that next step toward history.
The Arreola-Stiverne showdown will be televised on HBO® World Championship Boxing at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT. This will also mark the first HBO® boxing event to be held at the world-famous Orange County Fair & Event Center, home to the newly built 23,000 square foot building The Hangar.
The co-featured bout is a rematch between two-time World Champion Juan Carlos Salgado (26-1-1, 16 KOs) of Mexico City against the #1 world contender and mandatory challenger, Argenis Mendez (20-2, 10 KOs) of the Dominican Republic in a 12-round IBF Jr. Lightweight World Championship bout.
Tickets priced at $250, $150, and $75 will go on sale tomorrow, Friday, January 25
at 8 a.m. online at www.fightcluboc.com and [email protected] or by calling
Doors open at The Hangar at 4:00 p.m. The first non-televised bout starts at 4:30 p.m. The scheduled 12-round bout between Salgado-Mendez will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the Arreola-Stiverne 12-round bout immediately after.