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Old 11-20-2012, 03:22 PM   #36
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Default Re: Why did WBC let Vitali avoid mandatory Bermane Stiverne for two years?

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Originally Posted by Brickhaus View Post
The better question is why Stiverne (who had beaten zero decent fighters) vs Austin (who had just lost his prior fight) was ever called any kind of eliminator to begin with.
I think both were promoted by Don King at the time, probably greased a hand or two at the WBC back then to give that fight eliminator status.
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