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Berto vs Ortiz Draws Biggest Rating For HBO in 2011

The past Saturday’s main event on HBO featuring a welterweight championship bout between Andre Berto and Victor Ortiz - attracted 1.5 million viewers, making it the highest audience for a fight this year on HBO. This audience number is for the live Saturday night airing of the fight on the network.

At Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut, Ortiz (29-2-2, 22KOs) captured the WBC welterweight title with a twelve round unanimous decision over the previously undefeated Berto (27-1, 21KOs). The fight was a war, a fight of the year contender, and both men went down twice. The scores were 115-110, 114-112 and 114-111.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by GRUSTLER on 04-20-2011

Fans and people really do appreciate competitive fights.

Comment by switchsouthpaw on 04-20-2011

[QUOTE=dans;10408801]Awesome. Can you say "rematch"?[/QUOTE] I disagree, respectively. No immediate rematch. Let both of them take on other challengers, this will serve to open up the division a little bit more.

Comment by onechance87 on 04-20-2011

[QUOTE=mrpain81;10408970][I]There's been a delay in getting the HBO ratings but this week hopefully Chavez gets all the past ones he missed. I've only been able to get the FNF ratings. [/I] [B]03/04/11 - ESPN2 - FNF's - 596,000 average viewers[/B]…

Comment by Picazo on 04-20-2011

Impressive.

Comment by mrpain81 on 04-20-2011

[QUOTE=RSBonos;10408066]@mrpain81 Any idea how the Martinez, Gamboa and Sillakh FNF shows did?[/QUOTE] [QUOTE=onechance87;10408669]Yeah mr pain,Where are the ratings for martinez and gamboa[/QUOTE] [I]There's been a delay in getting the HBO ratings but this week hopefully Chavez gets all the past…

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