Prescott: I'll Step in to Face Ortiz!
Colombian slugger Breidis "The Khanqueror" Prescott (25-4, 20 KOs) says he'll gladly step in and rumble with Victor Ortiz, now that Ortiz is in search of a substitute opponent on June 23 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Known as a strong, all-action puncher at light welterweight, Prescott says he'd have no trouble stepping up in weight to face Ortiz. "I'm ready to go, let's do it! If they want an exciting fight to take the place of his cancelled rematch with Andre Berto, look no further. I'll be there to drop bombs on June 23."
Leon Margules, promoter of the 29-year-old Prescott, says his fighter has the size and power to move up a weight class and still deliver one of his trademark thrilling performances. "He's five foot eleven with a long reach. Breidis has the size to be just as effective at welterweight. And let's face it, he's never been in a bad fight in his life. ...