Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield to attend historic ‘World Heavyweight Champs – Saturday Fight Night’ on Saturday, Sept. 5, at Hard Rock Live
More than 20 former world heavyweight champions to attend 12-round title fight featuring Shannon Briggs
Hollywood, Fla. (July 28, 2015) – Former undisputed world heavyweight champions Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis and Riddick Bowe will join with current unified heavyweight champion of the world Wladimir Klitschko and nearly 20 former world heavyweight champions for a historic gathering to watch “World Heavyweight Champs – Saturday Fight Night,” taking place Saturday, Sept. 5, at 6 p.m. at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
Other former world heavyweight champions confirmed to attend the event include Roy Jones Jr., Larry Holmes, Michael Moorer, Ray Mercer, Hasim Rahman, Tony Tucker, Tony Tubbs, James “Bonecrusher” Smith, Michael Bentt, Lamon Brewster, Chris Byrd, John Ruiz, Mike Weaver, Tim Witherspoon, Pinklon Thomas, Leon Spinks, Michael Spinks and Bruce Seldon.
“These fighters are excited for a reunion of the baddest men on the planet from the past 40 years,” said The Heavyweight Factory, host of the event.
The event will feature a total of eight heavyweight fights, including a 12-round title fight with two-time world heavyweight champion Shannon “The Cannon” Briggs as its main event. Briggs, a former Lineal and WBO world heavyweight champion and current world-record-holder for 38 first-round knockouts, will enter the ring to further his quest to defeat a third world heavyweight champion; Briggs previously defeated world heavyweight champions George Foreman and Siarhei Liakhovich.
Tickets cost $154, $104 and $54.* All seats are reserved and available at all Ticketmaster outlets online at www.myhrl.com, www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000. Doors open one hour prior to show start time. *Additional fees may apply.