PBC on Spike returns on April 24 with Dirrell-Jack
- Updated: March 18, 2015
Spike TV’s second installment of Premier Boxing Champions is set to air on Friday April 24 from the UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Illinois.
In the headliner, Anthony Dirrell meets Badou Jack in a title affair.
“I’m extremely excited to be fighting on Spike TV and I plan on being the guy everyone is talking about when the night is over,” said Dirrell.
“This is a great platform for me and I’m more motivated than ever to put on a show for the fans. Badou Jack is a tough opponent but I’m going to make it a very bad night for him.”
Badou is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and is aware of the opportunity in from of him.
“This is a great opportunity for me and I am not going to let it slip through my fingers,”
“I know Anthony Dirrell is a very skilled fighter but he’s about to feel a different kind of power when I hit him. I’m looking forward to becoming the super middleweight champion on April 24th.””
The co-main of the night will show Daniel Jacobs taking on Caleb Traux.
“‘The Miracle Man’ is back! I’m excited about this fight and I know it’s going to be a great night for the fans and I expect to put on a show,” said Jacobs. “Everyone in Chicago and everyone watching on Spike TV is going to be in for a treat.”
Action starts at 9 p.m. ET and 8 p.m. PT (delayed on the west coast).
Tickets for the live event, which is co-promoted by Warriors Boxing and Mayweather Promotions, are priced at $151, $101, $51, and $31, not including applicable service charges, and are on sale now.