Wilder and Molina weigh-in for WBC title fight (video)
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and forthcoming challenger Eric Molina have weighed in (picture by Lucas Noonan) for Saturday’s main event at the Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Alabama.
Undefeated Wilder makes the first defense of his green and gold belt against massive underdog Molina as ‘The Bronze Bomber’ aims to cement his place among the top division elite.
The champion hit the scales at 229lbs for the contest live on Showtime this weekend, whilst Molina came in ten pounds heavier at the 239 mark.
(SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®)
DEONTAY WILDER: 229 Pounds
ERIC MOLINA: 239.25 Pounds
JOSE PEDRAZA: 129.8 Pounds
ANDREY KLIMOV: 129.2 Pounds
IVAN REDKACH: 134.4 Pounds
DEJAN ZLATICANIN: 134.6 Pounds
JULIAN WILLIAMS: 153.8 Pounds
ARMEN OVSEPYAN: 153.2 Pounds
(TV SWING BOUT)
AHMED ELBIALI: 175.4 Pounds
DONTA WOODS: 174.4 Pounds
Tickets for the event, which is promoted by DiBella Entertainment in association with Bruno Event Team are on sale now. Tickets start at only $25 with the best seats in the house going for $200. VIP packages are also available. To purchase tickets fans should visit alabamatitlefight.com. Tickets are selling fast and a sellout is anticipated.