Stiverne captures WBC title

Source:Agencies-Global Times Published: 2014-5-11 23:43:01

Bermane Stiverne claimed the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight title in Los Angeles on Saturday, stopping Chris Arreola in the sixth round to return the prestigious title to a North American fighter.

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.

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