Deontay Wilder (35-0, 34 KOs) defends his WBC World heavyweight title, and his unblemished record, when he faces Artur Szpilka (20-1, 15 KOs) on Saturday, January 16 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
The Charles Martin vs. Vyacheslav Glazkovfight co-feature kicks off the live broadcast at starts at 10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT on Showtime.
In the U.K. Live Fight Night International will carry the bout on Sunday at 3:00 a.m. on SkySports1.
The upcoming fight, Wilder’s third title defense since out-boxing Bermane Stiverne in January of last year to lift the WBC belt, will be his first attempt to retain his title fighting outside of his hometown Birmingham Alabama.
“I’m excited about coming to New York City, I’m excited about displaying my talents and I’m excited about fighting at Barclays Center,” said Wilder via press release. “I look forward to giving the fans plenty of action and excitement on January 16.”
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