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Stiverne losses WBC heavyweight title

Showtime showed Haitian born Bermane Stiverne versus Deontay Wilder for the WBC Heavyweight title. Wilder fought a very smart fight by using his six inch advantage and jabbed his way to a title. The 12 rounds was a Wilder domination 10 – 2 with a knockdown after the second round bell. Stiverne only won the […]

Haitian fighter St. Preux dominated by Bader

The Ovince St. Preux versus Ryan Bader fight was the main event this evening for UFC Fight Night 47. St. Preux was ranked 10 and Bader 8 in their division. It is the first time that Haitian-American Ovince is a headliner for an UFC event. Bader was the season 8 winner of the Ultimate Fighter; […]

Haitian Born Stiverne will fight for WBC title

Bermane Stiverne will face Chris Arreola for the WBC Championship title.  Neither a date nor venue has been agreed upon. Montreal is one of the three cities in consideration for the fight. Vitali Klitschko vacated the WBC belt to concentrate on running for the presidency of Ukraine. This fight will be a re-match from last […]

Nerlens Noel becomes highest drafted Haitian player…

Nerlens Noel seemed disappointed not to be picked in the top-3 in the NBA Draft. The New Orleans Pelicans drafted Noel with the sixth pick in the NBA draft. The Pelicans traded Noel to the Philadelphia Sixers for Jrue Holiday (All-Star) and the 42nd pick in the draft. Noel should view being traded for an […]

V. Klitscko will fight Haitian Boxer to defend title….

Bermane Stiverne lost the first two rounds to Chris Arreola. Arreola would use his superior fighting background to control and win the fight. Stiverne’s fortune changed in round 3 when he broke Arrola’s nose. From that point on, Bermane dominated the fight. Stiverne used his jabs and body shots to score at will, while the […]

WBC Boxing Light Heavy Weight Champion is Haitian.

Adonis Stevenson who was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and now resides in Montreal. On June 8, 2013 Adonis Stevenson took on Chad Dawson at the Montreal Bell Centre. Chad Dawson (31-2 17 KOs) is an extremely talented and confident fighter. His record speaks for itself and he was the heavy favourite. 1:40 seconds into the […]

Nerlens Noel needs to get bigger…

Nerlens Noel hurt his knee and hasn’t been playing basketball for a few months. Despite his knee injury, Noel should have taken the time to work on developing his upper body. He showed up to the NBA Draft combines to do his interviews at 6’11” and 205 pounds. He is super thin. Scouts in the […]

American-Haitian MMA fighter made his UFC debut…

Ovince St.Preux was born in Miami, Florida to Haitian immigrant parents. He participated in wrestling and football in high school. He played football for University of Tennessee for four years and graduated in Sociology. He attempted to make the NFL a few times before starting his MMA career. His record was 12 – 5 during […]

Nerlens Noel declares for NBA draft…

An ex-Kentucky Wildcat may be the first pick in next year’s NBA draft. Nerlens Noel has declared for the NBA draft despite suffering a season-ending injury. I believe he has made the right choice. Many mock-NBA draft boards have him as the number 1 pick in the draft. Noel led the nation in block shots […]

2013 Mock NBA draft…

The NCAA tournament should be a time for basketball players to show their basketball skills, leadership and willingness to do what it takes to win games. The players who are supposed to be future NBA Lottery picks aren’t leading their teams past the first round of the NCAA tournament. The 2013 NBA Mock draft has […]

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