Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Scott Not Buying Stiverne's 'Excuses' For Wilder Loss

By Dominic Verdin

Heavyweight contender Malik Scott is not buying Bermane Stiverne's explanation for the recent twelve round decision loss to Deontay Wilder.

Two weeks ago, Wilder (33-0, 32KOs) captured the WBC heavyweight title with a better than expected performance against Stiverne (24-2-1, 21KOs) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Scott was knocked out in one round by Wilder in their WBC final eliminator in 2014. That victory earned Wilder a shot at Stiverne. Scott was ringside at the MGM.

Following the loss, Stiverne blamed the bulk of his defeat on a medical condition which led to severe dehydration. Stiverne spent two days in the hospital following the fight. 

"I think the problem with Stiverne was Deontay Wilder. I don't want to hear no sh*t about nobody in no hospital or this one or that one, because you're perfectly fine at a press conference when you're saying that you want to catch a case, you're perfectly fine when you're saying the fight is not going to go past four rounds. I don't feel that its fair to the public or the people who bought their tickets or even Deontay's victory to even put those type of excuses out there. The best man won that night and that's it," Scott told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mathed on 01-29-2015

All I know is that Stiverne was taking some HEAVY shots and had he not had an iron chin, his ass would have been KO'd like the rest. His face was a swollen mess when that final bell rang and…

Comment by MDPopescu on 01-29-2015

Did Malik go to Stiverne while hospitalized? Did he read Stiverne's medical observation papers (in case he would have understood any line written down there)?

Comment by GoldenGloveLove on 01-29-2015

I would like to see Scott/Stiverne actually.

Comment by Ulver on 01-29-2015

Coming from a guy who took a dive for his "good buddy" D-Wilder, this is hilarious. Put the paper bag back over your head, Scott, you moron. [IMG]https://s.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/QL03XrVkTJJclYZf_9Mq3g--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3M7Zmk9aW5zZXQ7aD00MjA7aWw9cGxhbmU7cT03NTt3PTYzMA--/http://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/ap_webfeeds/2d8cf0e7b434aa0a4e0f6a706700ee23.jpg[/IMG]

Comment by theface07 on 01-29-2015

Even if Stiverne can take a punch much better than Scott, with all the clean shots that Wilder got in without dropping Stiverne, Scott's "performance" against Wilder looked all the more questionable. I don't know why Scott is ripping Stiverne…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (20)
Top Headlines Tugstsogt Nyambayar Drops Oscar Escandon 5 Times, TKO in 3 Jerwin Ancajas vs. Jonas Sultan - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Kal Yafai Drops, Stops David Carmona in Seven Rounds Kal Yafai vs. David Carmona - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Shawn Porter: I'll Fight Danny Garcia Wherever He Wants Jerwin Ancajas-Jonas Sultan Undercard Results From Fresno Hearn: Joshua vs. Povetkin Discussions Are Ongoing Yafai: 'Absolute Joke' How Heavy Carmona Came in for Our Fight Horn's Trainer: Crawford is Just a Man, Horn Beat a Legend! Naoya Inoue Eyes More Titles: I Hope To Win Whole WBSS! Adonis Stevenson: Mayweather Tricked Us With The Officials! Ricky Burns Will Return on June 16th in Newcastle Kal Yafai: I'm Ready to Take Out the Champs, One After Another Photos: Naoya Inoue Destroys Jamie McDonnell in One Round Golovkin Promoter Explains GGG's Position: He Wants Fair Split! De La Hoya To Golovkin: Go Fight Derevyancheko For $1 Million! Daily Bread Mailbag: Loma vs. Tank, Mikey Garcia, Russell, More Jamie McDonnell Confirms He Will Move Up After KO Loss BoxingScene.com's Television Picks of The Week - May 26 Dubois Gives Deontay Wilder The Edge To Beat Anthony Joshua Jarrett Hurd Turns Back on Lara Rematch, Wants Kell Brook Next The Unfortunate Reality of Canelo-GGG Rematch Negotiations Luis Ortiz Waiting For WBC To Make Ruling on Whyte Fight Linares: I Did Not Quit With Lomachenko, I'd Like a Rematch Photos: Ramirez-Mendez, Nyambayar-Escandon - PBC Weigh-In Evens Pierre Knocks Francisco Contreras Out in Seventh De La Hoya Smiles at Golovkin: Good Luck With Derevyanchenko! Photos: Ancajas vs. Sultan, Yafai vs. Carmona - Ready For War Artur Szpilka Drops, Dominates Dominick Guinn Over Ten Rounds Miguel Cotto Helping Polish The Skills of Angel Acosta Izu Ugonoh Returns, Stops Fred Kassi in Three Rounds Photos: David Lemieux Looks Depleted at Weigh-In For Achour Mazion vs. Pauldo - Golden Boy on ESPN Co-Main Set, June 8 Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter Deal Reached For WBC Title Berchelt vs. Barros Finalized For Merida, To Be Carried By ESPN+ David Lemieux Fails To Make Weight, Move To 168 is Eyed Luis Nery: I'll Prove I'm The Best at 118, I Want My Title Back Joshua, Hearn Stand Firm: Wilder Fight Must Be in The UK News: Tyson Fury's Return, Bare Knuckle Boxing, James Beech Epic Sports CEO on Securing Whyte-Pulev, Signing Fighters, More
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement