Boxing

Wilder on Stiverne: ‘I will finish the job this time’

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and former world champion Bermane Stiverne showed off their power and skills at the media workout Wednesday in Brooklyn before they meet in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Saturday, November 4 from Barclays Center.

In their first fight, back in 2015, Wilder beat Stiverne by unanimous decision to win the WBC strap.

This time around Wilder believes he will stop Stiverne:

“Stiverne is going to see me come to Barclays Center and finish the job on Saturday. He survived the first time. He’s the only one to survive on their feet,” Wilder said. “This is something that I’ve come back to. I will finish the job this time. Stiverne had a lot of excuses after the last fight. Nobody wants to hear excuses from the loser. He knows what happened. I beat him 12 rounds in a row. I think this fight will be even easier for me. He hasn’t improved since we last fought, but I’m going to show him a whole new Deontay Wilder. This is the end of Bermane Stiverne’s career right here. I thought the first Stiverne fight should have been stopped. He had knots all over his faced and was concussed. I’m not trying to leave any doubt this time around,” Wilder said.

Will Stiverne end the fight on his feet, or will Wilder stop him this time around? We’ll find out on Saturday!

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