The Vitali Klitschko vs. Odlanier Solis WBC heavyweight championship will be televised live to the U.S., Tomorrow! Saturday, March 19, exclusively on EPIX and streamed live on EpixHD.com, which includes a free two-week trial of the entire website, including access to its 3,000-film library. To sign up for the free trial go to: http://www.epixhd.com/freetrial-boxing/
The live U.S. broadcast and the live stream will begin at 5 p.m. ET with fights from the undercard followed by the Klitschko vs. Solis world title fight at 6 p.m. ET with the televised replay at 10 p.m. ET.
And in a boxing first, EPIX will also be presenting the closed captioned simulcast of the Klitschko vs. Solis heavyweight title tilt on a jumbotron screen in Times Square (Broadway at 44th St.), beginning at 6 p.m. ET.
Klitschko (41-2, 38 KOs), of Ukraine, a three-time heavyweight champion, will be making his sixth title defense of his current reign against 2004 Cuban Olympic gold medalist Solis (17-0, 12 KOs), who is the number one contender and mandatory challenger. The fight will take place in front of a sell-out crowd of 19,000 at the Lanxess Arena in Colgne, Germany.