Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder following their weigh-in in Las Vegas (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)
By Chris Robinson
On Friday afternoon, inside of the MGM Grand’s Garden Arena, WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KO’s) and #1-ranked challenger Deontay Wilder weighed in ahead of their Showtime-televised duel on Saturday night, Jan. 17.
Their has been a bevy of trash talk coming from Wilder throughout the lead up to the fight and Stiverne has seemed to take everything in stride.
During today’s weigh-in, Wilder hit the scales at 219 pounds, showing off a chiseled physique, while Stiverne weighed in at 239 pounds moments later.
The time for talk is over, as these two will look to settle their score inside of the squared circle tomorrow night.
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