Found January 26, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
To round out the SHOWTIME Championship Boxing tripleheader headlined by the highly-anticipated rematch between Victor Ortiz and Andre Berto, Golden Boy Promotions and DiBella Entertainment have announced two more high-impact fights from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on Saturday, Feb. 11. In a 10-round junior middleweight showdown before the main event, Cuban star Erislandy Lara returns for the first time since his controversial fight against Paul Williams to battle fellow contender Ronald Hearns. Opening the SHOWTIME Championship Boxing broadcast will be a 10-round featherweight matchup which will see unbeaten Gary Russell Jr., the consensus 2011 "Prospect of the Year" award winner, look to continue his meteoric rise against Dat Nguyen. One of Cuba's greatest amateur boxers and the owner of three consecutive national championships and one world championship, Erislandy Lara (15-1-1, 10 KO's) defected from his homeland in order to ch...

Victor Ortiz & Andre Berto Quotes from Conference Call

Former world champions Victor Ortiz and Andre Berto participated in a media conference call to discuss the upcoming rematch of the 2011 Fight of the Year on Saturday, Feb. 11, live on Showtime from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Take a look at what both Ortiz and Berto had to say about the upcoming rematch, where they are in their careers, how things might be different...

Ortiz-Berto II Will be Available in SAP on Showtime

Alejandro Luna and Raul Marquez to Call the Action from Ringside SHOWTIME® Sports will offer secondary audio programming (SAP) in Spanish for the upcoming Victor Ortiz-Andre Berto II blockbuster on Saturday, Feb. 11, live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast), from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Alejando Luna will call the play-by-play action and Raul...

Victor Ortiz talks rematch with Andre Berto: “I Will Stand For No Less Than A Victory”

After delivering one of the best fights of 2011, former WBC Welterweight champion Victor Ortiz (29-3-2; 22 KO) will face off against Andre Berto (28-1; 22 KO) in a rematch from which Ortiz became the only man to defeat Berto, winning the championship as well. Coming back from a controversial loss against Floyd Mayweather Jr., the [...]

Andre Berto vs. Victor Ortiz 2: Berto open workout photo gallery

On Tuesday, former welterweight champion Andre Berto held a private media workout in anticipation of his rematch with Victor Ortiz. Berto moved around, hit the mitts and worked the bag in anticipation of this upcoming rematch

Boxing Schedule Heats Up in February

After a quiet start to 2012, boxing will really begin to heat up in February with the following fighters all scheduled to be in action: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Nonito Donaire, Andre Berto, Victor Ortiz, Vitlai Klitschko, Pual Williams, Chris Arreola, Marcos Maidana, Devon Alexander and Adrien Broner....Read Full Post
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