Deontay Wilder vs. Artur Szpilka
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Four heavyweights will meet in two world title fights for one history-making night in Brooklyn.
Undefeated WBC heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder will make the third defense of his title against brawling Polish contender Artur Szpilka in the 12-round SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING main event on Saturday, January 16, at Barclays Center. Undefeated heavyweight challengers Charles Martin and Vyacheslav Glazkov will also battle for the vacant IBF World Championship during a 12-round bout directly preceding Wilder vs Szpilka.
These two matches will be the first heavyweight title fights in Brooklyn since James Jeffries knocked out James Corbett in the 23rd round on May 11, 1900, on Coney Island.
Tickets for Brooklyn’s first heavyweight world championship in 115 years go on sale Monday, December 14 and can be purchased online by visiting www.ticketmaster.com, www.barclayscenter.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Tickets are also available at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center.
The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast will begin at 10:00 PM EST.
If purchasing 10+ tickets, take advantage of group pricing by calling the Group Sales Department at 844-BKLYN-GP (844-255-9647) or email [email protected].
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