Footy stars-turned-boxers Barry Hall and Sonny Bill Williams will come to blows in a cross-code fight on March 23. Sonny Bill Williams will return to the boxing ring against one of Australian sport’s most notorious figures, ex-AFL hard man Barry Hall.
Sydney’s International Convention Centre will host the bout, with tickets going on sale on Friday, January 14.
The 36-year-old Williams is undefeated as a professional, boasting a 9-0 record, but has had just one fight since 2015.
In a big move for boxing, the fight will be broadcast on PPV on Stan Sport.
Sonny Bill vs Barry Hall TV channel and live stream
With both fighters signed to different networks, the TV details could be the biggest remaining sticking point in final negotiations.
Their current broadcast situation is as follows:
The likely scenario in the UK is a joint pay-per-view production with both Sky Sports Box Office and BT Sport Box Office airing the bout.
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Potential venues for the Williams vs Hall fight are being discussed now. The UK has staged some huge fights, and this will be the biggest of them all with Fury saying on Twitter “The biggest fight in British boxing history has just been agreed. Get in there my boy!”
Today Green Machine Boxing and SBW Promotions announces rugby star Sonny Bill Williams and hall of fame AFL premiership captain Barry Hall will compete for the heavyweight boxing title at Aware Super Theatre on Wednesday 23 March 2022.
Sonny Bill vs Barry Hall weights
Sonny Bill is 36 years old with a 9-0 record, stated that he is now concentrating on boxing to round out his highly illustrious sporting career and AFL tough man Barry Hall is a great stepping stone to bigger domestic and international fights. Sonny Bill said, “Barry Hall is inexperienced in the ring and nowhere near my class level. Tomorrow I will have a training camp with undisputed champ Tyson Fury to ensure I am 100% prepared for this fight I will take this win and move onto bigger fights over the next 24-36 months”.
SBW v Hall Fight Video
BT Sport Boxing is a group of pay television sports channels provided by BT Consumer; a division of BT Group in the United Kingdom and Ireland that was launched on 1 August 2013. The channels are based at the former International Broadcast Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. BT Sport is available on the BT TV Sky and Virgin Media television platforms in the UK and Sky Eir TV and Vodafone TV in the Republic of Ireland.
BT Sport Box Office
BT Sport Box Office is the pay-per-view platform where viewers can pay a fee to watch major sporting events such as huge world title fights.
WBC world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and UFC megastar Conor McGregor are just two of the fighters to have graced the platform regularly in recent years.
Fury has a matching rights deal with BT Sport, and it is expected that his planned world heavyweight title unification bout against Anthony Joshua will air on BT Sport Box Office this May or June, as well as on Sky Sports Box Office.
Sonny Bill vs Barry Hall on Sky Box Office is Sky’s pay-per-view (PPV) system operated in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. There were three branded divisions of Sky Box Office – Sky Cinema Box Office, Sky Sports Box Office and Sky 3D Box Office. Until 1 February 2011, the system ran under unified Sky Box Office branding. On 4 January 2017, all Sky Cinema Box Office channels ceased broadcasting, with only Sky Sports Box Office remaining available.