Ray Flores Live Report From Alexander vs Ortiz – The Premier Boxing Champions are on FOX Saturday night and the main event features Devon Alexander vs Victor Ortiz. The welterweight bout sees two men trying to put adversity behind them and regain career momentum.
Ortiz (32-6-2) took a loss to rival Andre Berto in April of 2016 and he has fought just one time since. There are some who ask of Ortiz, “how many chances is he going to get?” Alexander saw his career sidetracked by an opioid addiction that forced him take nearly two years off to clean out his system. Alexander returned last November to strong reviews and by fighting here on what is essentially three months between fights, Alexander shows he is looking to make up for lost time.
The event’s co-feature sees super middleweight contender Caleb Plant (16-0) look to take the next step towards a title shot as he faces tough veteran Rogelio Medina (38-8).
Our “road warrior” analyst Ray Flores finds himself in El Paso this week and here he files a live report as all the fighters from Saturday’s card made the rounds and attended the final press conferences. Check out Flores’ pre-fight interview with Devon Alexander right here at TBC.
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