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Bermane Stiverne Patiently Awaits Next Fight

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Stiverne patiently awaits next fight


By STEVE CARP
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL

If Bermane Stiverne has learned anything during his brief reign as a heavyweight champion, it’s patience.

Stiverne, who won the vacant World Boxing Council title May 10 with a sixth-round technical knockout of Chris Arreola, has a mandatory title defense against undefeated Deontay Wilder.

But the purse bids for the fight have been delayed twice. The second attempt was canceled Wednesday after the WBC was told that Don King, who promotes Stiverne, and Golden Boy Promotions, which represents Wilder, were close to making a deal for a fight in December.

The 35-year-old Stilverne (24-1-1, 21 knockouts) has resumed training in Las Vegas after injuring his right hand and left shoulder in the Arreola fight, which forced a postponement of the initial purse bid.

Stiverne’s manager, Camille Estephan, said his fighter wants...

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