Sky Sports agree rights deal for Wilder-Ortiz heavyweight title fight
September 27, 2017
Sky Sports have agreed a deal to show the upcoming world heavyweight title fight between Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz.
The American is set to put his WBC belt on the line at the Barclays Center, Brooklyn, in the early hours of Sunday, November 5.
The undercard includes the likes of Bermane Stiverne, Dominic Breazeale, Sergey Lipinets and Akihiro Kondo.
“We’re thrilled to be showing this huge heavyweight fight on Sky Sports, just a week after Joshua-Pulev,” said Sky Sports’ Head of Boxing, Adam Smith.
“Wilder is the WBC holder and is always exciting to watch and Ortiz is tricky and talented.”
— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) September 27, 2017