WBC World Heavy Weight Champion, Deontay Wilder will be fighting in Birmingham on June 13th. This will be his first fight in Alabama since 2012. 

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The June 13th fight is the first title fight ever for our state. Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder (33-0, 32 KOs) will meet Eric Molina (23-2, 17 KOs) at Bartow Arena in Birmingham. Molina  Tickets will be available on Thursday and the bout will be televised on Showtime.

According to D.C Reeves at the Tuscaloosa News, Deontay said:

“Now I'm able to bring it back to the state of Alabama as a champion,” -  “I can give Alabama its very first title fight in history. And I'm all about making history.”


Tickets will range from $25 to $300 and should be available on Ticketmaster.com, UAB Box Office and at Sky Gym.