SHOWTIME SPORTS® TO LIVE STREAM DEONTAY WILDER VS. DOMINIC BREAZEALE FIGHT WEEK EVENTS LIVE ON SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS
Thu, 16 May 2019
THURSDAY: Final Press Conference – 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT
FRIDAY: Official Weigh-In – 1:30 p.m. ET/10:30 a.m. PT
SATURDAY: SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING COUNTDOWN – 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT
SATURDAY: Post-Fight Press Conference
Wilder vs. Breazeale | Saturday, May 18 LIVE on SHOWTIME® at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT From Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
WHAT: SHOWTIME Sports will present live streaming coverage of fight week events as WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder defends his title for the ninth time against mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale this Saturday live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Each event will stream live on the SHOWTIME Sports YouTube channel and SHOWTIME Boxing Facebook page. YouTube embed codes and links are listed below.
In the main event of Saturday’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast, Wilder will make the ninth defense of his title in a matchup of 6-foot-7 heavyweights with a combined 90 percent knockout ratio. America’s only heavyweight champion, Wilder seeks to join elite company alongside Hall of Famers Joe Louis, Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson and more as just the 10th fighter in history to make nine or more consecutive successful heavyweight title defenses.
In the co-featured bout, WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. defends his title against former world champion Kiko Martínez and unbeaten super lightweight contender Juan Heráldez faces former world champion Argenis Méndez in a 10-round attraction that opens the telecast.
SHOWTIME will present live streaming undercard action and pre-fight analysis on social media platforms beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT. SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING COUNTDOWN will see former Cuban Olympian Robert Alfonso face Iago Kiladze in a 10-round showdown, 2016 Haitian Olympian Richardson Hitchins returning for his eighth fight at Barclays Center in an eight-round super lightweight bout against Alejandro Munera and 2016 U.S. Olympian Gary Antuanne Russell facing Marcos Mojica.
THURSDAY, MAY 16 – 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT
Final Press Conference – Barclays Center
SHOWTIME Sports YouTube Event Page: https://s.sho.com/2LPtH8m
FRIDAY, MAY 17 – 1:30 p.m. ET/10:30 a.m. PT
Official Weigh-In – LIU Athletic Center
SHOWTIME Sports YouTube Event Page: https://s.sho.com/2VyhVDz
SATURDAY, MAY 18 – 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT
SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING COUNTDOWN – Barclays Center
SHOWTIME Sports YouTube Event Page: https://s.sho.com/2VhgODf
SATURDAY, MAY 18
Post-Fight Press Conference – Barclays Center
SHOWTIME Sports YouTube Event Page: https://s.sho.com/2E72jfH
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ABOUT WILDER VS. BREAZEALE
Wilder vs. Breazeale is headlined by Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder defending his WBC title against top contender Dominic Breazeale Saturday, May 18 live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™, and presented by Premier Boxing Champions.
SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and features WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. defending his title against former world champion Kiko Martínez, plus unbeaten super lightweight contender Juan Heráldez squaring-off against former world champion Argenis Méndez in a 10-round attraction.
Tickets for this BombZquad event can be purchased at ticketmaster.com and barclayscenter.com. Tickets also can be purchased at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center. Group discounts are available by calling 844-BKLYN-GP. The Heraldez vs. Mendez fight is co-promoted with Mayweather Promotions.
For more information visit www.SHO.com/Sports, www.PremierBoxingChampions.com, follow on Twitter @ShowtimeBoxing, @PremierBoxing, @BrooklynBoxing, @TGBPromotions, @MayweatherPromo and @Swanson_Comm or become a fan on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/SHOBoxing and www.facebook.com/MayweatherPromotions.
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