Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 7/6/12

DUESSELDORF, GERMANY - JANUARY 28: Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine looks on during a press conference for his WBO Heavyweight Championship fight against Eddie Chambers of USA at the Esprit Arena on January 28, 2010 in Duesseldorf, Germany. The Championship fight will take place at the Esprit Arena on March 20, 2010 in Duesseldorf. (Photo by Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images)
EPIX announced today that it will begin its exclusive live U.S. telecast of WBA/WBO/IBF/IBO heavyweight champion WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO’s title defense against top-rated contender TONY THOMPSON 30 minutes earlier than originally announced.  The Klitschko vs. Thompson II world heavyweight championship telecast will begin at 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PT This Saturday! July 7, from Stade de Suisse in Bern, Switzerland. EPIX will stream the fight live as part of a special free trial offer for boxing fans on EpixHD.com and on EPIX apps on Xbox, Roku players, and more. WHAT: Klitschko-Thompson Heavyweight Championship, only on EPIX Preceded by exclusive interviews and content WHEN: Saturday, July 7, 2012 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PT As has become the custom, EPIX will once again present the closed-captioned simulcast of this world championship rumble on its jumbotron in Times Square in New York City (Broadway between 44th and 45th Sts.) at the new start time of 4:30 p.m. ET. K...
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