CHRIS ARREOLA RUMORS

WBC heavyweight champion Wilder set to fight Arreola

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is set to fight Chris Arreola at Legacy Arena in his home state on July 16. Wilder's co-manager Jay Deas confirmed the matchup on Friday. The Tuscaloosa native is 36-0 with 35 knockouts and has fought in Birmingham twice before. Arreola is 36-4-1 with 31 knockouts. Wilder was scheduled to fight mandatory challenger...
Via Associated Press
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Omar Figueroa, Chris Arreola Win Pyrrhic PBC Victories

Chris Arreola won a questionable decision Saturday night on PBC on NBC, followed by Omar Figueroa winning a decision he deserved but that nonetheless said some unflattering things about him. Both fights delivered excellent action, even if the winners’ trophies come with some tarnish. In the main event, Omar Figueroa came in having missed the 140-pound weight limit and negotiating...
Via The Queensbury Rules
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Final presser photos & quotes: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, Carl Frampton, Chris Arreola

Fighters competing on the huge Premier Boxing Champions on CBS and Showtime cards held a final press conference Thursday before they enter the ring this Saturday, July 18 at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas. The evening event features Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (48-2-1, 32 KOs) returning to the ring to face Marco Reyes (33-2, 24 KOs). In the co-main event, Puerto Rican...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Arreola returns on March 13 Berto-Lopez Spike TV card

Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola (35-4, 31 KOs) returns to the ring on Friday, March 13 at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif. The card features a pair of exciting bouts as Andre Berto goes up against Josesito Lopez and Shawn Porter battles Roberto Garcia on the debut of PBC on Spike TV. The televised bouts on Spike TV begin at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. “I’m itching to...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Stiverne Defeats Arreola by TKO For WBC Title

LOS ANGELES, CA - There is a new heavyweight champion, and his last name isn’t Klitschko… Saturday night at USC’s Galen Center in Los Angeles, Bermane “BWare” Stiverne defeated number two contender Chris Arreola by 6th round knockout to become the new WBC heavyweight champion. A repeat of their 2013 rematch where Stiverne was the declared the victor by unanimous decision...
Via BadCulture
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bermane Stiverne Stops Chris Arreola In A Jiggly Good Fight

The old adage is “as go the heavyweights, so goes boxing”. Well, if more heavyweight fights were as entertaining as Bermane Stiverne’s 6th round stoppage of Chris Arreola on ESPN, boxing might be more popular. Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KO) was way behind on my card at the time of the stoppage. He was being outworked in every round and seemed a bit languid. When he did land, however...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Arreola Open Media Workout

LOS ANGELES, CA - With the bout just days away, heavyweight contender Chris Arreola worked out for the media today at USC’s Galen center the site of Saturday night’s rematch against WBC #1 ranked heavyweight Bermane Stiverne. Titled “Fight For Peace,” the victor becomes the new WBC heavyweight champion; a title recently vacated by Vitali Klitschko. When they first met...
Via BadCulture
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Chris Arreola And Kazuto Ioka

There’s not much boxing on this week, so it’s possible that you’ll be reduced to watching praying mantises fight. That’s okay, though, they do look pretty cool with their dukes up. There are really only two fights of significance this week, with junior flyweight #2 contender Kazuto Ioka moving up to flyweight to face Amnat Ruenrong and heavyweights Chris Arreola and Bermane...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanes Martirosyan Inks Deal With Goossen Tutor

SHERMAN OAKS, CA - Make way, Chris Arreola! There’s another “Nightmare” in the Goossen Tutor Promotions stable of boxers, as promoter Dan Goossen today announced the signing of veteran world title challenger and world-ranked contender, Vanes “The Nightmare” Martirosyan. The 6-0 tall, 27-year old Armenian native, who has lived in Glendale, California since emigrating there...
Via BadCulture
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Open letter to the WBC: Stiverene vs. Arreola II is a joke

Dear President Jose Sulaiman, The news that your organization, the World Boxing Council, will pit Bermane Stiverne against Chris Arreola for the title vacated by Vitali Klitschko's retirement was greeted by a mixture of dismay and disinterest by boxing fans around the world. The idea of a Stiverne vs. Arreola rematch bores literally all fight fans, as it is entirely unnecessary in...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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