Bermane Stiverne, First Haitian World Heavyweight Champoin of the World
Heavy Weight Champ Stiverne Defends Title
Haitian-American Bermane Stiverne has achieved the feat of being the first world heavyweight champion from Haiti.
The Stiverne family moved to Montreal where Bermane trained as an amateur before turning pro. He eventually moved to Las Vegas to continue his boxing career.
Bermane will face opponent Deontay Wilder to defend Berman's title in Las Vegas on January 17th. He says ". . . it doesn't matter where you are born . . . dreams can come true like it has for me."