Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Jennings Tabs Bermane Stiverne To Beat Deontay Wilder

By Edward Chaykovsky

When asked for his analysis, Bryant Jennings (19-0, 10KOs) said he was leaning in the direction of WBC heavyweight champ Bermane Stiverne (24-1-1, 21KOs) retaining his title when he defends against mandatory challenger Deontay Wilder (32-0, 32KOs).

The World Boxing Council ordered the winner of Stiverne-Wilder to face Jennings, who won a WBC eliminator last month with a twelve round split decision over previously undefeated Mike Perez.

"I think I’m leaning a little more towards Stiverne, for the simple fact that he is the better technical fighter and he does have power as well. Deontay just has a lot of questions, he’s very questionable. I can’t pinpoint nothing really good on him other than power because we haven’t seen anything," Jennings told On The Ropes Boxing Radio.

"I’m just being real careful with my analysis of the fight and I will have to go with what’s better on paper, experience wise and what I’ve seen from each fighter thus far."

There is still no date for Stiverne-Wilder. Due to a hand injury suffered by Stiverne, the fight is being targeted for the end of the year. Jennings is planning to stay active but won't do anything stupid to jeopardize his title shot.

"I’m not looking for an easy fight just to stay active, but as long as it doesn’t tamper with my position in being the mandatory, of course I would want something to stay busy. If it takes away from me still being in that mandatory position, then I’ll have to do what I have to do and be patient and wait," Jennings said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by gmc_rfc_06 on 08-25-2014

Stiverne can hit. Wilder is getting stopped.

Comment by Elroy1 on 08-25-2014

Bermane also has the punch. Except Bermane also has real skills. And a chin.

Comment by nycsmooth on 08-25-2014

Bermane needs 2 get bout 2 the later rounds...Many doubts & questions of Wilder, he has the punch...

Comment by takingaim on 08-24-2014

Can't see how Stiverne loses this. Wilder's career has always been a joke.

Comment by Elroy1 on 08-24-2014

Bermane is not quite as easy to hit as claimed above. Ok he isn't no Chris Byrd or David Haye but still. He also has a great chin to back it up though. I think Bermane could survive a few…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (7)
Top Headlines Photos: Jean Pascal, Roy Jones Jr. Come Together - Putting in Work Brook, Hearn Agree the Time is Right to Move Up to 154 Pounds Kovalev Feels Boost With Russian Coach For Andre Ward Rematch Photos: Andrzej Fonfara Open Workout For Stevenson Rematch Kudryashov vs. Durodola II Undercard is Coming Together Felix Alvarado, Rene Alvarado, Byron Rojas Get Knockout Wins Groves: I'm Sure I'll Beat DeGale Again, I Beat Him Twice Already Tim Tszyu Set To Return on July 22 in Toowoomba Sanchez: Golovkin Will Wear Canelo Down By Eight or Ninth Michael Conlan: I Want a Better Opponent Next, A Real Threat Who Can Handle "The Truth" After Brook-Spence? Joshua Could Lose IBF Belt Prior To Klitschko II, Pulev Stands Firm Omar Narvaez vs. Nikolay Potapov For WBO Interim-Title Diego Chaves Lands Grudge Match, Fabian Maidana on Undercard Golden Boy Prez on Working With Cotto Again, Canelo Rematch Povetkin vs. Rudenko Will Require Doping Tests, Says Manager Lipinets' Manager: Indongo Will Face Crawford, Belt Will Be Vacant Roach Relieved, Says Pacquiao Finally Getting Back into Form Miguel Cotto Will Resume Training at Wild Card on July 3 Bellew: Brook Had The Fight Beaten Out of Him By Errol Spence Porter: Spence Sent Message To Entire Welterweight Division Khan Wants to Fight Brook at Bramall Lane Next Summer Spence Broke Brook's Left Orbital Bone, Surgery a Possibility Spence: Brook Had To Quit - Or Eye May Get Permanent Damage Alexander vs. Collazo in Play For Potential Garcia-Broner Card Spence: I Proved Myself; Now It's Time for Thurman to Fight Me! Photos: Errol Spence Drops, Stops Kell Brook - MONSTER Gallery Photos: Groves Finally Does It, Stops Chudinov To Become Champ Callum Smith Pumped, Feels 100% Ready For Anthony Dirrell Groves: Who Wants To Fight Me? I'm Tired of Chasing People Papazov Edges Chaniev, Chebotarev Gets Another Kayo Win Arum: If McGregor Can't Get Mayweather, Then Pacquiao is There! Marquez Fires Back at Miguel Cotto: Take Care of Kamegai First! WBC Asian Boxing Council: Titov and Kurbanov Are Honoured Julio Ceja Drops, Stops Anselmo Moreno in Three Rounds Orlando Salido Gets Off The Floor To Stop Perez in Eight Spence: I Was Sluggish, Wasn't Sharp; Give Myself a B-Minus Video: Errol Spence Gives His Take on Kell Brook Taking a Knee Video: Eddie Hearn on Brook's Future, Groves Winning Belt, More Kell Brook: I Just Couldn't See, I Had To Take a Knee
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement