Former WBC heavyweight world champion and boxing superstar Deontay "The Bronze Bomber'' Wilder makes his long-awaited return to the ring to battle top-rated Robert “The Nordic Nightmare” Helenius in an explosive 12-round battle between ferocious punchers in the main event on October 15, 2022 on FOX PPV. In the co-main event former IBF Super Middleweight Champion Caleb “Sweethands” Plant faces two-time WBC Super Middleweight Champion Anthony “The Dog” Dirrell in a highly anticipated 12-round bout between 168-pound rivals.
It's an all-heavyweight program this week on The PBC Podcast, beginning with a recap of this week's press conference announcing the Deontay Wilder vs. Robert Helenius main event Saturday, October 15, at Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York, live on FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m.). Also, a full break down of all the televised action this Sunday, September 4, as PBC Boxing heats up Labor Day Weekend with headliner featuring former unified champ Andy Ruiz Jr. taking on Luis Ortiz in an explosive showdown from Crypto.com Arena on FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT). Plus, hosts Kenneth Bouhairie and Michael Rosenthal go Toe to Toe over the State of the Heavyweight Division.
Former WBC Heavyweight World Champion and boxing superstar Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder will preview his much-anticipated ring return at a press conference before taking on top-rated Robert “The Nordic Nightmare” Helenius—who will appear at the press conference via satellite from his training camp in Finland—in a WBC Heavyweight Title Eliminator on Saturday, October 15 topping a FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The press conference will also include former IBF Super Middleweight Champion Caleb “Sweethands” Plant and two-time WBC Super Middleweight Champion Anthony “The Dog” Dirrell as the 168-pound rivals meet in a WBC Super Middleweight Title Eliminator in the co-main event.
Undefeated two-time world super middleweight champion David Benavidez and heavyweight contender Robert Helenius are this week’s guests on The PBC Podcast. Benavidez is in rare form as he discusses his November 13 clash with Jose Uzcategui live on SHOWTIME, fighting Jermall Charlo, and shares his thoughts on the fiery Canelo-Plant press conference as well as their November 6 blockbuster SHOWTIME PPV. Helenius talks about sparring Deontay Wilder as he prepares for his October 9 rematch versus Adam Kownacki on the Fury-Wilder 3 FOX PPV card. Plus, hosts Kenneth Bouhairie and Michael Rosenthal recap Tuesday’s Canelo-Plant presser and, in this week’s Toe to Toe segment, ask how would Muhammad Ali fare in today’s heavyweight division?
European veteran Robert Helenius stuns previously unbeaten Polish star Adam Kownacki in the main event of PBC on FOX in Brooklyn.
Robert Helenius (30-3, 19 KOs) scored an upset victory over previously unbeaten Adam Kownacki (20-1, 15 KOs) by stoppage in the fourth round of a WBA Heavyweight Title Eliminator March 7, 2020.
Undefeated Polish star and Brooklyn native Adam Kownacki will headline a night of heavyweight showdowns and look to thrill his hometown crowd when he takes on Robert Helenius in a 12-round WBA Heavyweight Title eliminator headlining FOX PBC Fight Night and on FOX Deportes Saturday, March 7 from Barclays Center.