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Deontay Wilder vs. Bermane Stiverne triple header on Showtime a big ratings hit

Deontay Wilder’s victory over Bermane Stiverne was a ratings success (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

According to a report from Jake Donovan of BoxingScene.com, the Jan. 17 Showtime Championship Boxing telecast headlined by Deontay Wilder’s victory over Bermane Stiverne was a big ratings hit.

From the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Wilder produced his most complete performance a professional by outhustling his veteran foe to capture the WBC heavyweight title over 12 rounds.

Deontay Wilder vs. Bermane Stiverne Post-fight updates from Las Vegas

Deontay Wilder was in command on Saturday night in Las Vegas (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

Following his title-winning victory over Bermane Stiverne on Saturday night, newly-crowned WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder spoke with pure joy about the fight itself and what his future holds.

Wilder (33-0, 32 KO’s) was too strong, smart, and powerful for Stiverne, who drops to 24-2-1 with 21 knockouts.

Deontay Wilder captures heavyweight title; says Bermane Stiverne was the perfect opponent

Deontay Wilder defeated Bermane Stiverne on Saturday night to capture the WBC heavyweight championship (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

On Saturday night, Deontay Wilder captured the WBC heavyweight championship of the world with a 12-round unanimous decision over former champion Bermane Stiverne.

Scores of 120-107, 119-108, and 118-109 were read across the board for Wilder, who improves to 33-0 with 32 knockouts following his biggest victory as a professional.

Bermane Stiverne vs Deontay Wilder Offical Weigh In from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas [VIDEO]

Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder following their weigh-in in Las Vegas (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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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.

Deontay Wilder promises the boxing world a treat on Saturday night

Deontay Wilder has shown many sides to his personality this fight week in Las Vegas. Wilder challenges WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne on Saturday night from the MGM Grand’s Garden Arena

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By Chris Robinson / All photos courtesy of Naoki Fukuda

I have to give Deontay Wilder a lot of credit heading into his first heavyweight title shot.

The Louisiana native has shown many sides of himself, from his deep belief in his god-given abilities, his undying love for his family, and a definite mean streak and understanding of what lies in front of him.

Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder have a tense face off following their final presser in Vegas

Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder facing off at their final presser on Thursday afternoon (Photo: Chris Robinson)

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By Chris Robinson

HustleBoss.com was on hand inside of the David Copperfield Theater  inside of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada during the final press conference ahead of this weekend’s big heavyweight title showdown.

On Saturday night, Jan. 17, WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KO’s) will tangle with the trash-talking Deontay Wilder (32-0, 32 KO’s) inside of the casino’s Garden Arena in a Showtime Championship Boxing telecast.

Bermane Stiverne insists Deontay Wilder’s trash talk hasn’t gotten to him ‘What matters is who the better man is’

WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne inside of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas (Photo: Esther Lin/Showtime)

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By Chris Robinson

It’s officially fight week in Las Vegas, as WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne made his grand arrival to the MGM Grand on Tuesday afternoon.

Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KO’s) will defend his title this Saturday night from the casino’s Garden Arena, as he locks horns with #1 ranked contender Deontay Wilder (32-0, 32 KO’s) in a Showtime Championship Boxing contest.

Bermane Stiverne continues to fire back at Deontay Wilder: ‘I’m going to hurt that kid’

Bermane Stiverne in action this past May vs. Chris Arreola (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne (24-1, 21 KOs) seem as focused and calm as ever heading into his big showdown with top-ranked contender Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder (32-0, 32 KOs).

The Stiverne-Wilder matchup takes place on Showtime Championship Boxing from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada on Jan. 17.

Evander Holyfield talks Bermane Stiverne vs. Deontay Wilder at the 52nd annual WBC convention

Heavyweight great Evander Holyfield at the 52nd Annual WBC Convention in Las Vegas (Photo: Chris Robinson)

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By Chris Robinson

The 52nd Annual WBC Convention in Las Vegas has been stacked with boxing luminaries from across the globe.

Former undisputed cruiserweight and heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield always attracts his share of fans and he took a minute to break bread with the media following Monday’s opening ceremony at the Mirage Hotel & Casino.

Bermane Stiverne vs Deontay Wilder official; Don King speaks on big heavyweight title fight

Bermane Stiverne catching Chris Arreola (Photo: Naoki Fukuda)

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By Chris Robinson

This weekend in Las Vegas, amidst the festivities of the Amir Khan vs. Devon Alexander matchup from the MGM Grand, it was officially announced that the highly-anticipated heavyweight title fight between WBC champion Bermae Stiverne and top contender Deontay Wilder will be taking place.

The match will take place on Jan. 17 on Showtime in what figures to be an intriguing showdown between two legitimate power punchers.

Bermane Stiverne could be in trouble if he tries brawling with Deontay Wilder, says Javonta Charles

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HustleBoss.com catches up with rising heavyweight prospect Javonta Charles, as he gives his thoughts on the upcoming Bermane Stiverne vs. Deontay Wilder showdown.

Bermane Stiverne’s trainer Don House curious whether Deontay Wilder can take the heat

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Bermane Stiverne’s trainer Don House curious whether Deontay Wilder can take the heat

Deontay Wilder says he already has Bermane Stiverne figured out

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Heavyweight contender Deontay Wilder (32-0, 32 KO’s) speaks with HustleBoss.com about his recent victory over Jason Gavern and upcoming title shot vs. Bermane Stiverne

Bryant Jennings leaning towards Bermane Stiverne over Deontay Wilder

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HustleBoss.com speaks with heavyweight contender Bryant Jennings about his recent victory over Mike Perez on HBO, the Bermane Stiverne vs. Deontay Wilder matchup, and more.

Bermane Stiverne talks Canelo vs. Lara and his desires to face Deontay Wilder

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David Haye breaks down a Bermane Stiverne vs. Deontay Wilder matchup and more

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HustleBoss.com’s Mohamed Ali speaks with former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye about the Bermane Stiverne vs. Chris Arreola rematch knockout, BJ Flores’ big win, Deontay Wilder facing Stiverne, and a possible ring return.