Five keys for Chris Arreola

Plotting a path to victory in Saturday's title bout against Bermane Stiverne

Originally Published: May 8, 2014
By Brian Campbell |

At 33, Chris Arreola might very well be down to his final chance to achieve his dream of becoming the first Mexican-American boxer to win a piece of the heavyweight title.

The native of Los Angeles enters a chance at redemption in Saturday's rematch when he faces Bermane Stiverne for a vacant title at the Galen Center on the campus of USC (ESPN, 8 p.m. ET).

Arreola (36-3, 31 KOs) was dropped in the third round en route to losing a unanimous decision against Stiverne (23-1-1, 20 KOs) in April 2013. But this time, Arreola vows he will be fit and focused for his second chance.

Here are five keys for "The Nightmare" to consider in his rematch with Stiverne:


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