Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz On Point For Saturday – A battle of undefeated fighters in the heavyweight division will take place this Saturday March 3rd at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The Premier Boxing Champions present Deontay Wilder’s WBC heavyweight title defense against Luis “King Kong” Ortiz. Wilder, the Bronze Bomber, is 39-0 (38). Ortiz is 28-0 (24). The event will air live on Showtime at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
In the co-main event, Andre Dirrell (26-2-0, 16 KOs) rematches Jose Uzcategui (26-2-0, 22 KOs) for the IBF’s interim 168-pound world title. Their first fight last May ended in a disqualification win for Dirrell when Uzcategui knocked Andre out with a punch that landed after the bell.
Check this latest TBC report for highlights as the fighters hit the scales.
Saturday March 3rd – Barclays Center in Brooklyn NY
(Card Subject To Change):
Heavyweight 12 RDS: Deontay Wilder 214.7 lbs vs Luis Ortiz 241.25
168 LBS 12 RDS: Andre Dirrell 168.75 lbs vs Jose Uzcategui 166 lbs
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