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Wbc - Jan. 14, 2015 - Heavyweight Statistics

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WORLD BOXING COUNCIL NEWS
Mauricio Sulaimán, President
www.wbcboxing.com






R.I.P. -- WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán -- 1931-2014

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January 14, 2015

WBC STATISTICS
WBC Heavyweight World Championship
Las Vegas, Nevada – MGM Grand Garden Arena
January 17, 2015
This will be the 1,882nd fight sanctioned by the WBC in its 52-year history.

DON KING PRODUCTIONS & GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS PRESENT:

BERMANE “Bware” STIVERNE (Haiti-United States)
WBC Heavyweight World Champion
Age, date of birth: 36 (Nov. 1, 1978)
Residences: Las Vegas, Nevada / Miami, Florida
Birthplace: La Plaine, Haiti
Record: 24-1-1, 21 KOs
Height: 6’2”
Stance: Righthanded
World championship fights: 1-0, 1 KO
WBC titles held: Silver, International, USNBC
Total rounds: 85
Manager: Camille Estephan
Promoter: Don King Productions

DEONTAY “The Bronze Bomber” WILDER (United States)
Ranked WBC No. 1 at heavyweight
Age, date of birth: 29 (Oct. 22, 1985)
Residence: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Birthplace: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Record: 32-0, 32 KOs
Height: 6’7”
Stance: Righthanded
World championship fights: 0-0
WBC titles held: Continental Americas
Total rounds: 59
Advisor: Al Haymon
Managers: Jay Deas, Shelly Finkel
Promoter: Golden Boy Promotions

WBC HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONS
1. Sonny Liston (US)   1963 – 1964
2. Muhammad Ali (US)    1964 – 1967
3. Joe Frazier (US)     1968 – 1973
4. George Foreman (US) 1973 – 1974
5. Muhammad Ali (US) *     1974-1978     
6. Leon Spinks (US)    1978
7. Ken Norton (US)     1977 – 1978
8. Larry Holmes (US) 1978 – 1983
9. Tim Witherspoon (US)     1984
10. Pinklon Thomas (US)    1984 – 1985
11. Trevor Berbick (Can)     1986
12. Mike Tyson (US)   1986 – 1990
13. James Douglas (US)          1990
14. Evander Holyfield (US) 1990 – 1992
15. Riddick Bowe (US)    1992
16. Lennox Lewis (GB)    1993 – 1994
17. Oliver McCall (US)    1994 – 1995
18. Frank Bruno (GB) 1995 – 1996
19. Mike Tyson (US) *     1996
20. Lennox Lewis (GB) *     1997 – 2001
21. Hasim Rahman (US)          2001
22. Lennox Lewis (GB) * 2001 – 2003
23. Vitali Klitschko (Ukraine)    2004
24. Hasim Rahman (US) *   2005 – 2006
25. Oleg Maskaev (Kazakhstan) 2006 – 2008
26. Samuel Peter (Nigeria)   2007 (Interim) - 2008
27. Vitali Klitschko (Ukraine)* 2008 – 2014
28. Bermane Stiverne (Haiti-US) 2014 –
* Regained title

WBC TOP 10
1. Muhammad Ali
2. Lennox Lewis
3. Larry Holmes
4. Mike Tyson
5. George Foreman
6. Joe Frazier
7. Evander Holyfield
8. Frank Bruno
9. Sonny Liston
10. Tim Witherspoon

GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION IN THE HISTORY OF THE WBC
22 heavyweight world champions have been recognized by the WBC, of whom only five have regained the title: Muhammad Ali (US), Mike Tyson (US), Lennox Lewis two times (GB), Hasim Rahman (US), Vitali Klitschko (Ukraine).

134 heavyweight world championship fights have been held in WBC history.

MEMORABLE WBC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTS
May 21, 1966    Muhammad Ali TKO6 Henry Cooper - London
Dec. 10, 1968    Joe Frazier W15 Oscar Bonavena - Philadelphia.
Mar. 8, 1971   Joe Frazier W15 Muhammad Ali - New York
Oct. 30, 1974    Muhammad Ali KO8 George Foreman - Kinshasa
Oct. 1, 1975   Muhammad Ali TKO15 Joe Frazier - Manila
Jun. 9, 1978   Larry Holmes W15 Ken Norton - Las Vegas
Sep. 28, 1979    Larry Homes TKO11 Earnie Shavers - Las Vegas
Oct. 2, 1980   Larry Holmes TKO11 Muhammad Ali - Las Vegas
Apr. 11, 1981 Larry Holmes W15 Trevor Berbick - Las Vegas
Mar. 22, 1986    Trevor Berbick W12 Pinklon Thomas - Las Vegas
Feb. 11, 1990    James Douglas KO10 Mike Tyson - Tokyo
Mar. 18, 1991    Mike Tyson TKO7 Donovan Ruddock (Eliminator) - Las Vegas
May 8, 1993   Lennox Lewis W12 Tony Tucker - Las Vegas
Sep. 2, 1995   Frank Bruno W12 Oliver McCall - London
Mar. 19, 1999    Lennox Lewis D12 Evander Holyfield - New York
Apr. 22, 2001 Hasim Rahman KO5 Lennox Lewis - Brakpan
Nov. 17, 2001    Lennox Lewis KO4 Hasim Rahman - Las Vegas
Jun. 8, 2002   Lennox Lewis KO8 Mike Tyson - Memphis
Jun. 21, 2003    Lennox Lewis TKO6 Vitali Klitschko - Los Angeles
Apr. 24, 2004 Vitali Klitschko KO8 Corrie Sanders - Los Angeles
Mar. 18, 2006    Hasim Rahman D12 James Toney - Atlantic City
Mar. 8, 2008   Samuel Peter TKO6 Oleg Maskaev - Cancun
Oct. 11, 2008    Vitali Klitschko TKO9 Samuel Peter - Berlin

WBC Statistics by Luis Medina.
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