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 Last update:  3/4/2014       Read more by Miguel Rivera         
   
Arreola-Stiverne Rematch in Play For 6/21 in Mexico
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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.

Tags: Chris Arreola , Don King , Bermane Stiverne , Arreola-Stiverne , Arreola vs Stiverne



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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 I can tell.

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 the tickets!! they are gonna push heavy on that first Amer...

comment by -Weltschmerz-, on 03-05-2014
[QUOTE=Rezelby]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 belt right now.[/QUOTE] Yeah, Stiverne should just have...

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 belt right now.

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