Another blistering, bludgeoning blockbuster at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn starring undefeated WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder, defending his title against unbeaten contender Luis ” King Kong” Ortiz
The fireworks will be on Saturday, March 3rd, presented by Premier Boxing Champions.
“We are delighted to welcome the WBC heavyweight champion to the Barclays Center for the second time in a row, following a big first round knockout over Bermane Stiverne last November,” said Brett Yormark, CEO of Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment, predicting: “The fight Deontay match versus Luis Ortiz , will surely be one of the best fights of 2018.”
Wilder returns to the Barclays Center after landing a sensational first round KO on Bermane Stiverne last November 4th. He previously knocked out Artur Szpilka in January 2016 at this same venue.
Tickets for the card, promoted by DiBella Entertainment and TGB Promotions, have a starting price of $50 and go on sale on Tuesday, January 16 at 10 a.m. To buy tickets, visitTicketmaster.com, BarclaysCenter.com, or call 800-745-3000. Tickets for the event can also be purchased at the American Express box office at The Barclays Center starting Wednesday, January 17 at noon.