Former WBC Heavyweight World Champion, Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder will be going up against highly rated boxer, Robert “The Nordic Nightmare” Helenius in the WBC Heavyweight Title Eliminator on Saturday, Oct. 15. The robust boxing event also feature a co-feature and undercard, providing a whole evening of world-class boxing on FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Find out who will be there and how to watch below.
Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder is making his triumphant return to the ring and looking to capture his second heavyweight championship.
But it won’t be an easy path to victory. Hard-hitting Helenius will give Wilder a tough battle in what is expected to be an entertaining fight.
“I always want a good matchup. Robert [Helenius] has been on a winning streak and he’s here,” Wilder said at a media workout in Las Vegas. “I know he’s coming with his A+++ game. They always do when they fight me.”
The co-feature is a WBC Super Middleweight Title Eliminator and will put former IBF Super Middleweight Champion Caleb “Sweethands” up against two-time WBC Super Middleweight Champion Anthony “The Dog” Dirrell, which is sure to be an intense match up.
To kick off the night, undefeated Frank Sanchez will battle Olympian Carlos Negron in a 10-round heavyweight duel, while top bantamweight contenders Gary Antonio Russell and Emmanuel Rodriguez will meet for a rematch during the pay-per-view telecast at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
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How to Watch
The pay-per-view telecast will begin at 7 p.m. ET. and start with the undercard events. Prior to the PPV event, tune in to FOX, Fox Deportes and FS1 and make a night of it.
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