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Photo: Arreola and Stiverne Come Together For Presser

Los Angeles, California - The Kick-Off Press Conference for "FIGHT FOR PEACE HEAVYWEIGHT HISTORY", The World Boxing Council Heavyweight Championship was held today at the famed Heritage Hall on the campus of the University of Southern California. Joining top rated contenders BERMANE "B. Ware" STIVERNE and CHRIS "The Nightmare" ARREOLA were their promoters, Hall of Famer Don King and longtime California promoter Dan Goossen.

Stiverne, 23-1-1 (20 KO's), of La Plaine, Haiti and now living in Miami, Florida and Arreola, 36-3-0 (31 KO's), the Mexican-American of Riverside, California will face-off on Saturday, May 10 at the USC Galen Center on the campus of the University of Southern California for the vacant WBC Heavyweight World Championship which will be telecast live on a special Saturday primetime ESPN broadcast. The winner of this bout will become the first person of their descent, in the history of boxing, to hold the title Heavyweight World Champion.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BennyST on 03-31-2014

[QUOTE=jas;14370212]there is a lot on the line[/QUOTE] ****! I had no idea this was for a title, and a big one in terms of history. Didn't really think it could, or should, be. Still, I like both guys, though The…

Comment by JDD1 on 03-31-2014

This should be a good fight. Looking forward to ESPN stepping into big time boxing for the first time since the margs/cintron ppv. I hope this is the start of somthing big that finally ends the network/promoter war thats causing…

Comment by joe strong on 03-31-2014

this is the type of rematches I like to watch...

Comment by iniduoh on 03-28-2014

[QUOTE=parrish duke;14370295]They are both in good shape, this will be a very good fight. I hate it how Wilder is doing a lot of talking and has not done anything for his ranking - list of heavy weights not in…

Comment by bojangles1987 on 03-28-2014

So awesome that ESPN is showing this on primetime. Please, please, please, everybody, try to get people to watch this.

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