Victor Ortiz and Devon Alexander Clash Feb. 17 in El Paso, Texas in A Battle of Former Welterweight World Champions
Undefeated contender Caleb Plant faces Rogelio "Porky'' Medina in a 168-pound title eliminator in the co-main event of the FOX-televised card from the Don Haskins Center on the UTEP campus.
If Victor Ortiz has proven one thing in his career, it’s that he’s going to deliver excitement.
Victor Ortiz has had it all. In addition to winning a 147-pound world title, the 30-year-old southpaw also has gained celebrity in TV and movies, yet he still aspires to return to the top of the fight game.
This week in PBC jabs, host Jordan Hardy previews an action-packed weekend of fights, including a conversation with former 147-pound champion Victor Ortiz before his 10-round showdown Sunday night against Mexico’s Saul Corral on FS1.
This week in boxing history, PBC remembers a heavyweight great, a light heavyweight title rematch, a sweet middleweight championship KO and two Fights of the Year, including arguably the most thrilling bout of all time.
It took him five years to avenge a loss that temporarily derailed his career. But after scoring a knockout win against bitter rival Victor Ortiz on Saturday night, Andre Berto simply described the victory as soul-soothing.
The first time Victor Ortiz and Andre Berto got together, the stakes were sky high, as both were slugging it out for Berto’s 147-pound title and a spot in the upper echelon of the division.