The first installment of PBC on ESPN has a venue
- Updated: June 4, 2015
As previously reported, Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) will begin airing on ESPN on July 11, 2015, with a live event from Tampa, Florida. The show will be headlined by welterweight titlist Keith “One Time” Thurman (25-0, 21 KOs) versus Luis Collazo (36-9, 19 KOs). In the co-feature, rising middleweight contender Tony Harrison (21-0, 18 KOs) will face perhaps his toughest test against Willie Nelson (23-2-1, 13 KOs).
Being from Clearwater, Florida this “hometown” showcase for Thurman now has a venue. It will be held at the USF Sun Dome, which is located on the University of South Florida campus. This event is being promoted by Warriors Boxing. Tickets, available on ticketmaster.com will go on sale Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. Seats are priced at $200, $150, $75, $50, and $25. Doors open in the arena at 6:00 p.m. ET.