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Victor Ortiz, Josesito Lopez, Humberto Soto and Lucas Matthysse Are Confident and Ready to Go: Final Press Conference Quotes

by on Jun.22, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

‘Ortiz vs. Lopez’ This Saturday, June 23 From STAPLES Center In Los Angeles At 9 p.m. ET/PT (Delayed on the West Coast), Live on SHOWTIME®

LOS ANGELES, CA, June 21, 2012 — The final press conference for one of the most oft-discussed fight cards of the year – “Ortiz vs. Lopez” taking place this Saturday, June 23 and televised live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from STAPLES Center – took place Thursday before boxing media and fans, who turned out for the free-to-the-public event.

With much at stake, popular former World Champion Victor Ortiz (29-3-2, 22 KO’s), of Ventura, Calif., will take on former NABF Champion Josesito Lopez (29-4, 17 KO’s), of Riverside, Calif., for the vacant WBC Silver Welterweight Championship in Saturday’s 12-round main event on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING. (continue reading…)

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Media Workout Quotes: Victor Ortiz, Josesito Lopez, Humberto Soto and Lucas Matthysse

by on Jun.21, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

‘Ortiz vs. Lopez’ Live This Saturday, June 23, From STAPLES Center,

Los Angeles, At 9 p.m. ET/PT (Delayed on the West Coast) on SHOWTIME®

LOS ANGELES, CA, June 20, 2012 — Former World Champion Victor Ortiz (29-3-2, 22 KO’s) of Ventura, Calif., former NABF Champion Josesito Lopez (29-4, 17 KO’s) of Riverside, Calif., former Three-Time World Champion Humberto “Zorrita” Soto and hard-hitting, top rated contender Lucas Matthysse took part in a final media workout on Wednesday at Fortune Boxing Gym in Los Angeles, just days before they do battle on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on Saturday, June 23 live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Calif.

The vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Welterweight title is on the line in the 12-round Ortiz vs. Lopez bout while Soto (59-7-2, 34 KO’s), of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico, will battle Trelew, Argentina native Matthysse (30-2, 28 KO’s) in 12-round co-featured bout for the vacant WBC Continental Americas Super Lightweight title. (continue reading…)

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Jermell Charlo vs. Denis Douglin and Omar Figueroa vs. Alain Hernandez Head Up Victor Ortiz vs. Josesito Lopez Undercard on Saturday, June 23

by on Jun.21, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

SHOWTIME EXTREME® to Air Doubleheader from Staples Center in Los Angeles, California

LOS ANGELES, June 20 – SHOWTIME EXTREME will bring some exciting undercard action home to fight fans on Saturday, June 23 when it televises two live co-featured undercard fights from Los Angeles’ STAPLES Center beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).

In the featured SHOWTIME EXTREME fight scheduled for 10 rounds in the junior middleweight division, undefeated Jermell Charlo faces off against fellow prospect Denis Douglin of New Jersey. Plus, unbeaten Texas knockout artist Omar Figueroa seeks another victory when he battles Mexico’s Alain Hernandez in an eight-round super lightweight matchup. (continue reading…)

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Humberto Soto Looks to Become 60-Fight Winner in Dangerous Fight Against Lucas Matthysse as Co-Feature to Victor Ortiz vs. Josesito Lopez on Saturday, June 23 at Staples Center in Los Angeles

by on Jun.19, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Live on Saturday, June 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT  (Delayed on the West Coast) on SHOWTIME®

LOS ANGELES (June 19, 2012) – Former Three-Time World Champion Humberto “Zorrita” Soto will seek to join rare company among active fighters with 60 wins as he pursues his 60th professional victory when he faces the always-dangerous and hard-hitting Lucas Matthysse in a battle of world-ranked super lightweights in the co-featured fight on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on Saturday, June 23 live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Calif.

Soto (59-7-2, 34 KO’s), of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico, will battle Matthysse for the vacant WBC Continental Americas super lightweight title and look to extend his current 15-fight winning streak. He’ll also look to push himself higher in the world ratings where he is already rated number two by the World Boxing Council (WBC), number three by the World Boxing Association (WBA) and number seven by the World Boxing Organization (WBO). (continue reading…)

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Andre Berto Injury Forces Cancellation of February 11 Fight Against Victor Ortiz

by on Feb.02, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Possible Postponement Date Being Discussed

LOS ANGELES, CA, January 31 — Due to a left biceps injury sustained while training on Monday, January 30, Andre Berto will be unable to compete in his scheduled February 11 SHOWTIME televised bout against Victor Ortiz at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev., forcing a cancellation of the event on that date.  All parties involved are actively seeking a possible postponement date for Ortiz vs. Berto II.

Information regarding previously purchased tickets being honored for a possible postponement date will be released as it becomes available or, alternatively, ticketholders can contact their place of purchase for refunds. (continue reading…)

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