Updates to Wilder vs Fury Fight Card on December 1
By Cameron Buford, whatsgoodinsports.com
This weekend we will get Heavyweight Boxing in Los Angeles. The Wilder vs. Fury undercard sees Top super welterweight contender Julian “J-Rock’’ Williams will take on Mexico’s Javier Francisco Castro in a 10-round bout that has been added to an exciting night of undercard action presented by Premier Boxing Champions Saturday, December 1 from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.
Williams (25-1-1, 15 KOs) is a 28-year-old native of Philadelphia comes into the fight having won three consecutive fights, including wins over tough-nosed contender Nathaniel Gallimore and former champion Ishe Smith. The Chihuahua, Mexico native Castro is 34-year-old as has a record of (28-8, 23 KOs).
Wednesday, November 28
FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE
Thursday, November 29
UNDERCARD FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE
Friday, November 30
OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Location: L.A. Auto Show; Los Angeles Convention Center – North Plaza
(Event entrance is located at Chick Hearn Court Between Georgia St. and L.A. Live Way)
12:30 p.m. – Media/Fan Arrival
1:00 p.m. – Weigh-In Begins
Saturday, December 1
3:00 p.m. STAPLES CENTER DOORS OPEN &
3:45 p.m. SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION TELECAST BEGINS
(The Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. vs. Alfredo Angulo bout is off because Chavez’s camp pulled him)
6:00 p.m. WILDER vs. FURY SHOWTIME PPV® BEGINS
Oddly enough Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury are both alumni of ShoBox. Additionally, they are among the 78 ShoBox fighters who have gone on to win world titles. SHOWTIME PPV is offering this is a rare opportunity to see two undefeated heavyweight champions compete for a real heavyweight championship fight. Wilder versus Fury will also be the 13th heavyweight world title fight presented by SHOWTIME since 2015. Tickets are on sale for the live event and available at AXS.com, STAPLES Center Box Office or STAPLESCenter.com.