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Arreola-Stiverne: King Wins Bid, Whopping $1.1 Million

By Rick Reeno

Promoter Don King blew away the competition at today's purse bid for the final WBC eliminator between heavyweight contenders Chris Arreola (35-2, 30KOs) and Bermane Stiverne (22-1-1, 20KOs). King, who has Stiverne, secured the rights to promote the fight with a winning bid of $1.1 million dollars. Promoter Dan Goossen, who has Arreola, put down $550,000. Golden Boy Promotions entered a bid of $512,000 and WealthTV put in a bid of $132,000. The fight is expected to get a late November date.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 09-30-2012

arreola will be getting either a shot at the vacant WBC title or will be getting a rematch vs vitali. i am very familiar with stiverne as i have several of his fights. his loss to demetrice king was a…

Comment by el_mas_chingon on 09-30-2012

I wonder if Arreola wins what's he going to say in his interview after the fight "F_ck Don King!" lol

Comment by White_Knight on 09-30-2012

[QUOTE=Spray_resistant;12565076]Stiverne is pretty awful I mean he was getting outboxed by 40 year old Ray Austin before landing that shot and stopping him.[/QUOTE] He has knockout power. There's no doubt about that. But, as I said in another thread, he…

Comment by Spray_resistant on 09-29-2012

Stiverne is pretty awful I mean he was getting outboxed by 40 year old Ray Austin before landing that shot and stopping him.

Comment by ddangerous on 09-29-2012

[QUOTE=Freedom.;12563333]There's going to be lots of mandatory opponents for the Klitschkos in 2013. Winner of this for Vitali - Winner of Pulev-Ustinov IBF for Wlad - Winner of Povetkin-Rahman WBA for Wlad - Final eliminator coming in WBO, Boytsov vs.…

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