Wilder vs Molina a 12-Round fight for Wilder’s WBC Heavyweight Championship, takes place Saturday, June 13, at The Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Ala. DiBella Entertainment and Bruno Event Team have joined forces to bring this event to Alabama. In the co-main event co-romoted by DiBella in association with Universal Promotions, Jose Pedraza will face Andrey Klimov in a 12-Round bout for the IBF Jr. Lightweight World Title. It will air live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT). The telecast will also be available in Spanish via secondary audio programming (SAP). Preliminary bouts will be televised live on SHOWTIME EXTREME (7 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast).
Sweet home Alabama! The native Wilder is coming home to fight in his backyard. “It's definitely a blessing to be able to fight in my state," the undefeated Wilder said. Wilder was last in action beating Bermane Stiverne in January, winning the WBC heavyweight belt. Its the one fight of his career that he went the distance. Before then his knocked out everyone he faced. He is the first unbeaten American to own a piece of the heavyweight title since Michael Moorer in 1994.
The 6ft 5in Eric Molina is 23-2 with 17 knockouts and five straight victories, including three KOs in a row. He is from Raymondville, Texas, USA. His only two loses are from Chris Arreola in 2012 and his very first professional bout against Ashanti Jordan in 2007.
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