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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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“Star Power: Mayweather vs. Ortiz” Undercard Press Tour Quotes

by on Aug.06, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Star-Studded Fight Card Completed with Addition of Erik Morales vs. Lucas Matthysse and Jessie Vargas vs. Josesito Lopez

 
665(Left to Right) Undefeated super lightweight contender Jessie Vargas, Five Time & Three Division World Champion Erik Morales and super lightweight contender Josesito Lopez pose on August 3, 2011 in Los Angeles, California at the press conference to officially announce their September 17, 2011 fights in which Morales will face Lucas Matthysse for the vacant WBC Super Lightweight World Title and Vargas will face Lopez, both of which will be televised live on HBO Pay-Per-View as part of the “STAR POWER: Mayweather vs. Ortiz” mega-event taking place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 
666(Left to Right) Five Time & Three Division World Champion Erik Morales, NFL Quarterback Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys and undefeated super lightweight contender Jessie Vargas pose on August 4, 2011 in San Antonio, Texas prior to a press conference to officially announce Morales’ and Vargas’ September 17, 2011fight against super lightweight contender Lucas Matthysse for the vacant WBC Super Lightweight World Championship which will be televised live on HBO Pay-Per-View as part of the “STAR POWER: Mayweather vs. Ortiz” mega-event taking place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

ERIK MORALES, Five-Time and Three Division World Champion

“When we were first talking about this fight, we were talking about an opponent who wasn’t easy, but not as difficult as Lucas Matthysse.

“I have seen a lot of comments on Facebook…people saying I am crazy, and I want to confirm that I am crazy. I am crazy about what I do. (continue reading…)

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Erik Morales vs. Lucas Matthysse and Jessie Vargas vs. Josesito Lopez Added to ‘Star Power: Mayweather vs. Ortiz’ Fight Card September 17

by on Aug.03, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

The Biggest Night in the Boxing Universe, ‘Star Power Lives Up to Its Name as Pay-Per-View Extravaganza Includes Three Title Fights from Two Site in One Night

LOS ANGELES, CA, August 3, 2011 — The “STAR POWER: Mayweather vs. Ortiz” pay-per-view telecast is now complete with four star-studded fights from two sites all taking place Saturday, September 17 from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions announced today that Erik Morales vs. Lucas Matthysse and Jessie Vargas vs. Josesito Lopez have been added to the mega-event, which is being produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®.

The out-of-this-world night of boxing will kick-off with a super lightweight bout featuring undefeated rising star Vargas in his HBO Pay-Per-View debut against hard-hitting Lopez, followed by the first of the night’s three world title fights as Mexican boxing legend Morales will face power punching Argentine Matthysse for the WBC Super Lightweight World Championship. The pay-per-view telecast will then go live to STAPLES Center in Los Angeles with Mexican boxing phenom Canelo Alvarez taking on Alfonso Gomez for the WBC Super Welterweight World Championship, followed by the main event welterweight championship mega-fight, Floyd Mayweather vs. Victor Ortiz, live from Las Vegas. (continue reading…)

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