BIRMINGHAM, AL. - Heavyweight world champion Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder and two-time title challenger Chris "The Nightmare" Arreola went face-to-face Friday at the official weigh-in before they headline Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes this Saturday, July 16 from Legacy Arena at the BJCC in Birmingham, Alabama.
In attendance at the weigh-in and featured in televised action beginning at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT were undefeated Sammy "The Sergeant" Vasquez Jr. and Olympic gold medalist Felix Diaz, who square off in a 10-round welterweight bout, plus rising star Erickson "Hammer" Lubin and Mexico's Ivan Montero, who meet in a super welterweight attraction.
The televised action will switch over to FS1 and FOX Deportes immediately following the conclusion of the FOX telecast with action headlined by undefeated welterweight Jamal James battling exciting contender Wale Omotoso. Additional action on FS1 and FOX Deportes features former world champion Vic Darchinyan and undefeated heavyweight Gerald Washington in separate bouts.
Tickets for the event, which is promoted by DiBella Entertainment in association with TGB Promotions and Bruno Event Team, start at only $20 and are on sale now. For tickets please visit www.alabamatitlefight.com and www.ticketmaster.com.
Deontay Wilder, 226.2 lbs. vs. Chris Arreola, 246.2 lbs. - 12 rds, heavyweight
Sammy Vasquez, Jr. 146.8 lbs. vs. Felix Diaz, 145.8 lbs. - 10 rds, welterweight
Erickson Lubin, 155.8 lbs. vs. Ivan Montero 153 lbs.- 10 rds, super welterweight
Jamal James, 147 lbs. vs. Wale Omotoso, 146.8 lbs. - 10 rds, welterweight
Vic Darchinyan, 123 lbs. vs. Sergio Frias 121.8 lbs. - 10 rds, super bantamweight
Gerald Washington 243.8 lbs. vs. Ray Austin, 270 lbs. - 10 rds, heavyweight
Layla McCarter, 142.6 lbs. vs. Melissa Hernandez, 138.6 lbs. - 8 rds, welterweight
Keandre Leatherwood, 160.2 lbs. vs. Tyrone Sellers - 6 rds, middleweight
Kenneth McNeil, 160.4 lbs vs. Robert Burwell, 159.4 lbs. - 6 rds, middleweight
Robert Alfonso, 251.2 lbs. vs. Jamal Woods, 233.8 lbs. - 4 rds, heavyweight