MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States
Belts on The Line
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Who won Wilder vs Stiverne?
Deontay Wilder beat Bermane Stiverne by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 17th January 2015 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 118-109, 119-108, 120-107 in favor of winner Deontay Wilder.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This contest was for the WBC heavyweight championship of the world.
Wilder vs Stiverne stats
Deontay Wilder stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 32 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 32 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Bermane Stiverne made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Wilder had advantage in power over Stiverne, with a 100% knock out percentage over Stiverne's 88%.
Deontay Wilder was the younger man by 7 years, at 36 years old.
Wilder had a height advantage of 5 inches over Stiverne. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Both Deontay Wilder & Bermane Stiverne fought out of an orthodox stance.
Wilder was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 year and 3 months later than Stiverne, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 36 more professional rounds, 161 to Stiverne's 125.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Bermane Stiverne had been fighting more than Deontay Wilder.
Going to this contest, Deontay Wilder had last fought 8 years, 6 months and 14 days ago, while Bermane Stiverne's last outing had been 10 years, 5 months and 15 days ago.
What were the odds on Wilder vs Stiverne?
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