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Deontay Wilder vs. Gerald Washington: See fight card for Birmingham event

Tuscaloosa’s Deontay Wilder (37-0, 36 KO) will fight Gerald Washington (18-0-1, 12 KO) on Saturday at Legacy Arena in Birmingham as Wilder makes his fifth defense of his WBC heavyweight championship.

The FOX coverage of the Premier Boxing Champions event begins at 7 p.m. central, with coverage shifting to Fox Sports 1 at 9 p.m.

Other televised bouts on FOX include heavyweights Dominic Breazeale (17-1,15 KOs) and undefeated Izuagbe Ugonoh (17-0,14 KOs) in a 10-round bout and once-beaten Tony Harrison (24-1, 20 KOs) and undefeated Jarrett Hurd (19-0, 13 KOs) in a 12-round affair for a vacant 154-pound IBF junior middleweight world championship.

Here are the other fights, and the order of fights has not yet been finalized.

Deon Nicholson (1-0), Tuscaloosa vs. Josh Rasberry (debut), Bessemer, cruiserweight

Robert Alfonso (10-0), Orlando vs. Keith Thompson (8-4), Tuscaloosa, heavyweight

Thomas Knox (1-0), Northport vs. Anthony Redic (debut), Homewood, middleweight

Junior Fa (9-0), Papakura, New Zealand vs. Keith Barr (17-10-1), Glenwood, West Va., heavyweight

Iago Kiladze (24-1), Los Angeles vs. Byron Polley (30-19-1), St. Joseph, Mo., heavyweight

Alantez Fox (21-0-1), Forestville, Md., vs. Kenneth McNeil (10-2), Birmingham, for vacant WBC U.S. middleweight title

Tugstsogt Nyambayar (7-0), Ulan-Bator, Mongolia vs. Jhon Gemino (15-7-1), Lipa City, Phillipines, junior lightweights (FS1)

Caleb Plant (14-0), Ashland City, Tenn., vs. Thomas Awimbono (25-6-1), Accra, Ghana, super middleweight (FS1)

New England Patriots defensive backs Brandon King and Jonathan Jones tackle Los Angeles Chargers punt returner Travis Benjamin in the end zone for a safety during an NFL game on Oct. 29, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass.
Alabama defensive back De’Quan Menzie covers LSU wide receiver Rueben Randle during an SEC game at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Nov. 5, 2011.

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