It was a heavyweight battle for the ages on Saturday night as Jonathan Guidry and Bermane Stiverne went head to head in a 10-round contest at Casino Miami Jai Alai in Miami. In the end, it was Guidry who emerged victorious, winning by unanimous decision with the scorecards reading 100-91, 97-93, and 100-91.
Going into the fight, many had Stiverne as the favorite given his experience edge. The veteran had 25 wins, 5 losses and 1 draw under his belt, while Guidry had 18 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws. Additionally, Stiverne had a height and reach advantage over Guidry, and had been in the professional ring for 8 years longer.
But as we all know, anything can happen in the ring. And on Saturday night, it was Guidry who came out on top. The 33-year-old put on a dominant performance, showing off his speed and power. His youth and hunger for the win seemed to be an advantage as he outworked Stiverne over the 10 rounds.
Many had written off Guidry, citing his lack of experience and lower ranking. But he proved the doubters wrong and put on a performance that will be remembered for a long time. It just goes to show that in the sport of boxing, you can never count out the underdog.
For Stiverne, it was another tough loss in a string of defeats. The 41-year-old had lost 4 of his last 5 fights and was coming off a loss to Trevor Bryan in January 2021. It’s uncertain what’s next for the veteran, but one thing is for sure, he’ll be looking to bounce back in his next fight.
As for Guidry, the sky’s the limit. He’s now on a 17-fight win streak and will be looking to move up the ranks and make a name for himself in the heavyweight division. It’s an exciting time for the young fighter and we can’t wait to see what’s next for him.
In conclusion, this fight was a reminder of the beauty and unpredictability of the sport of boxing. Guidry’s victory serves as an inspiration for all the underdogs out there, proving that with hard work and determination, anything is possible.