Deontay Wilder returns to the ring tonight to ‘swat fly’ Dominic Breazeale.
The Bronze Bomber is in New York to defend his WBC heavyweight crown after last year’s thrilling draw with Tyson Fury.
He is now set to make the ninth defence of his belt, with highly-rated Breazeale the latest challenger.
A blockbuster bout with Anthony Joshua is still being eagerly awaited but Wilder will first have to deal with this big test.
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Deontay Wilder vs Dominic Breazeale: UK start time
The big fight is being held at the Barclays Center in New York City on Saturday, May 18.
Expect the action to get going in the early hours of Sunday morning on this side of the pond, around 4am UK time.
Deontay Wilder vs Dominic Breazeale: TV channel and live stream details
Sky Sports Action and Main Event will broadcast all the action from Stateside. Coverage of the undercard starts at 2am UK time.
To stream the action, use either Sky Go or purchase a NOW TV pass.
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Gary Russell Jr vs Kiko Martinez (WBC world featherweight title)
Juan Heraldez vs Argenis Mendez (lightweight)
Robert Alfonso vs Iago Kiladze (heavyweight)
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Gary Antonio Russell vs Saul Eduardo Hernandez (bantamweight)
Gary Antuanne Russell vs Marcos Mojica (super lightweight)
Kenny Robles vs Roy McGill (super lightweight)
Dylan Price vs Manuel Salvador Manzo (super flyweight)
Deontay Wilder vs Dominic Breazeale: What the fighters have said
Wilder: “Mandatories are like flies, and sometimes you gotta be the fly swatter. On May 18, that bug will be done. Finished. Capiche?”
Breazeale: “I think [beating him] he finds it humbling and I think it ends his career, it retires him. I think it cripples him, it sends him into some type of a depression and he never comes back to fight again.”
Deontay Wilder vs Dominic Breazeale: Tale of the tape
Wilder – Breazeale
Nationality: American – American
Age: 33 – 33
Height: 6ft 7 – 6ft 7
Stance: Orthodox – Orthodox
Reach: 83 in – 81.5 in
Record: 40-0-1 – 21-1-0
KOs: 39 – 18
Rounds: 135 – 86
Debut: 15/11/2008 – 9/11/2012
Nickname: The Bronze Bomber – Trouble