News | Jan 17 2015

Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder hit the scales

Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder weigh in for the WBC heavyweight title fight
Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder

AHEAD of their clash for the WBC heavyweight title in Las Vegas tonight, Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder weighed in on Friday (January 16).

Defending champion Stiverne, from Haiti originally but now based in Las Vegas, scaled 239lbs. The challenger Wilder weighed in at 219lbs.

Leo Santa Cruz, the WBC super-bantamweight champion, will also box on the bill. His opponent, Jesus Ruiz hit the 122lbs limit. Cruz was half a pound lighter.