Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Photos: Stiverne Blasts Out Arreola For WBC Crown

Bermane Stiverne has claimed the vacant World Boxing Council heavyweight title, stopping Chris Arreola in the sixth round before a crowd of 3,992 at the University of Southern California's Galen Centre arena. The 35-year-old Stiverne knocked Arreola down twice in the sixth round before referee Jack Reiss stopped the bout at 2:02 of the round, giving Stiverne the victory in the first heavyweight championship bout on American soil since 2009.

Stiverne, a Canadian of Haitian descent, connected with a right cross that sent Arreola to the canvas for the first time early in the round. Arreola's knees buckled and he stumbled several feet across the ring before he went down. Later in the round Stiverne knocked Arreola halfway through the ropes with a left and then finished him off with a barrage of lefts and rights in Arreola's corner that forced Reiss to step in.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ELPacman on 05-11-2014

Chris Arreola gives outside countries another reason to make fun of American heavies. His body image is a joke to competitive sports. He even admit after the fight that he has to stop drinking so much beer. So what the…

Comment by SlySlickSmooth on 05-11-2014

[IMG]http://www.boxingscene.com/uploads/77683/stiverne-arreola-rematch%20(11).jpg[/IMG] Don King cant believe he's back in the mix at heavyweight lol

Comment by PunchyPotorff on 05-11-2014

You fans who think Arreola 'finally got in shape' for this fight need to wake up. The guy has said on numerous occasions he hates training. Yeah I know, few fighters love training... but the fact is NO, [B]he did…

Comment by beez721 on 05-11-2014

[QUOTE=AP***9824;;14540985]He's had plenty of opportunities to be a Champ in some instances them paving the way for him especially the WBC. What was even the point of having the Stiverne rematch..I didn't think it was close in there first encounter.…

Comment by AP♠ on 05-11-2014

[QUOTE=beez721;14540850]kinda felt a bit bad for him. finally gets into shape and started out so well but stiverne was just too much quicker and smarter than him. had a bad feeling he was going to get caught again. I have…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (17)
Top Headlines Team Horn Warn Thurman: Shut Mouth or Suffer Pacquiao's Fate! Dmitry Bivol Salivates Over Expected Gassiev vs. Dorticos Clash CompuBox: Fox Landed '52' Punches in 12 Rounds With Andrade Stiverne: I Guarantee That I'll Beat Deontay Wilder in Rematch! CompuBox: Murata Lands a Big 56.5% of Power Shots on N'Dam Felix Verdejo Ring Return Targeted For January, Says Manager Promoter: I Want To Match Andrade Against Elite at 160 - ASAP! Schaefer: If U.S. Networks Aren't Interested in WBSS, So Be It Dorticos: All Gassiev Did Was Beat 'Old' Opponent in Wlodarczyk Photos: Ryota Murata Gets Revenge, Stops Hassan N'Dam Denis Lebedev: I Think Yunier Dorticos Will Beat Murat Gassiev Maliek, Mikhail and Michael Jr. Montgomery Get KO Wins Juho Haapoja Loses EU Title, Announces His Retirement Jezreel Corrales: I Was Winning on All 3 Cards, I Want a Rematch! Demetrius Andrade Vacates WBA Belt - Focused on Murata, GGG Ryota Murata: I'll Try My Best To Beat Gennady Golovkin! Photos: Alberto Machado Bombs Jezreel Corrales For WBA Title Dorticos: I Want To Destroy Gassiev, He Will Face a Real Man! Photos: Murat Gassiev, Yunier Dorticos - Go Face To Face! Schaefer: I Learned From The Mistakes of The Super Six Tourney Anthony Joshua: I Asked For Dillian Whyte After Pulev Withdrew Murata Dominant in Rematch, Makes N’Dam Quit After 7th Round Photos: Murat Gassiev Blasts Out Krzysztof Wlodarczyk in Three Photos: Ryan Burnett Beats Zhakiyanov To Unify WBA, IBF Belts Photos: Josh Warrington Takes Out Ceylan, Earns Lee Selby Shot Sakio Bika, Tim Tszyu Pick Up Solid Wins in Sydney Bouts Mock vs. Chudinov Deal in Place For November 25 Andrade: I Did Very Well in 160 Debut, I'll Fight Anybody! Karim Mayfield Decisons Miguel Dumas in San Francisco Gassiev Sees Joshua, Wilder in His Future: I'll Unify, Then Move Up! N'Dam vs. Murata - CompuBox Reflects on First Fight Stats Why Malignaggi Should Quiet Down. And Why He Won't. Machado: He Hurt Me a Few Times, But I Got The Punch I Needed Hassan N'Dam vs. Ryota Murata II: Pre-Fight Report Card Maciej Sulecki: I Want Jermell Charlo Next, I Want The Title Shot Alberto Machado Gets Off The Floor, Knocks Jezreel Corrales Out Jezreel Corrales-Alberto Machado - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Demetrius Andrade Makes 160 Debut, Dominates Alantez Fox Carlos Jimenez Knocks Out Pedro Campa in Shocker Sharif Bogere Decisions Rodriguez Over Ten Rounds in Las Vegas
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement