MICHAEL Hunter (19-1-1, 13 KOs), ranked 6th WBA heavyweight and Mike Wilson (21-1-0, 10 KOs), ranked 14th WBA, will fight for the WBA Continental Americans heavyweight title and WBA heavyweight elimination .
The duel will take place at the historic arena, Madison Square Garden, New York, August 3.
Hunter vs Wilson was originally scheduled to enter the ring on June 19 in the main event of Teofimo Lopez vs. George Kambosos. The fight itself was canceled because Lopez tested positive for Covid-19. The Lopez-Kambosos duel was rescheduled for August 14 in Miami, Florida, USA.
This is the first event in Triller’s new monthly series titled ‘TrillerVerz.’ It’s also a great opportunity for Hunter and Wilson to be the center of attention on the Triller app platform and at historic sites like MSG.
Hunter has fought against famous names like Oleksandr Usyk and Alexander Povetkin. Against Usyk in cruiserweight, Hunter lost and had a draw with Povetkin.
Wilson himself is rebuilding his career after losing to Denis Lebedev.
Hunter once beat Wilson in the amateur arena and now Wilson is determined to get revenge.
“It’s special to be able to fight in the Garden. This is my second duel there. Ali, Frazier and all the great boxers fought there. I want to win the heavyweight title with Triller!” said Hunter.TOR-05