Originally Posted by EuroBot
Why did they let him avoid Stiverne? Why did Vitali not take the fight? Was he scared of Bermane's size and gigantic power?
Bermane's abilities are in doubt among boxing insiders. Nobody gives him any chance against someone like Vitali. As for Bermane's top ranking, it's due largely to the influence of his promoter. For these reasons, the WBC never pushed to force a mandatory for him.