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Arreola-Stiverne Rematch in Play For 6/21 in Mexico

By Miguel Rivera

On Tuesday, promoter Don King traveled to Mexico for a meeting with Cancun Boxing CEO Pepe Gomez, and local officials, to discuss the details of a planned card in Villahermosa in June. According to the promoters, the main event of the evening will feature a showdown between heavyweights Bermane "B. Ware" Stiverne (23-1-1, 20 KO's)  and Chris "The Nightmare" Arreola (36-3, 31 KO's), who will collide in a rematch for the vacant World Boxing Council heavyweight crown that was vacated by Vitali Klitschko.

King and Gomez previously worked together on the last heavyweight title fight which took place in Mexico, in March of 2008 at the Plaza de Toros in Cancun, where Samuel Peter captured the WBC title from Oleg Maskaev.

The working date was revealed to be June 21.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PunchyPotorff on 03-05-2014

If Stiverne comes ready like he did last time, stays busy, he can do this thing hands down. Doubt he breaks Arreola's snoot this time, but you never know. Stiverne has BEEN serious about his career all along, far as…

Comment by sapo13 on 03-05-2014

Looks like they wanna sneak the title across the border. Bring the Heavyweight title back to the united states Via mexico!! get a Mexican/American to bring the heavy weight title back to the U.S.A. and have the Mexican fans buy…

Comment by Weltschmerz on 03-05-2014

[QUOTE=Rezelby;14294788]Heh, why should Stiverne have to fight Arreola in Mexico? Makes 0 sense, Stiverne already won the first matchup. It's going to go to a purse bid. It's also unfair that this rematch was even ordered, Stiverne should have the…

Comment by daggum on 03-05-2014

seth mitchell should be champ. he's clearly the best in the division and most ducked.

Comment by Rezelby on 03-05-2014

Heh, why should Stiverne have to fight Arreola in Mexico? Makes 0 sense, Stiverne already won the first matchup. It's going to go to a purse bid. It's also unfair that this rematch was even ordered, Stiverne should have the…

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