UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HEAD FOOTBALL COACH NICK SABAN SENDS SUPPORT TO HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION DEONTAY WILDER AHEAD OF WORLD TITLE SHOWDOWN
Alabama-Native Deontay Wilder Defends WBC Heavyweight Title Against Lineal Champion Tyson Fury This Saturday, December 1 on SHOWTIME PPV® from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles
TUSCALOOSA, AL. (November 29, 2018) – University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban has sent along a message of support for WBC Heavyweight Champion and Alabama’s own Deontay Wilder ahead of his world title defense against Tyson Fury this Saturday, December 1 on SHOWTIME PPV® from STAPLES Center in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions.
“Everyone associated with the University of Alabama football program wants to wish heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder all the best in his title defense against Tyson Fury on December 1,” said Saban in the video. “I know it’s been a long time coming to have a prominent American heavyweight champion and we’re so proud of the way you represent Tuscaloosa.”
The Tuscaloosa-native had previously visited the Crimson Tide players in preseason before they began what has been an undefeated season thus far. You can watch the video of Wilder’s address to the team HERE.
Tickets for the event, which is promoted by BombZquad Enterprises and Queensberry Promotions, in association with TGB Promotions and DiBella Entertainment, are on sale now and are available via AXS.com. Wilder vs. Fury will be produced and distributed by SHOWTIME PPV. The suggested retail price (SRP) for the pay-per-view telecast is $64.99 for standard definition.