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Photos: Victor Ortiz, Devon Alexander - Go Face To Face in Texas

Former welterweight world champions "Vicious'' Victor Ortiz and Devon Alexander "The Great'' went face-to-face for the first time Wednesday at a press conference in El Paso, Texas to discuss their showdown that headlines Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes Saturday, Feb. 17 from Don Haskins Center on the UTEP campus in El Paso.

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Televised coverage begins at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and features unbeaten contender Caleb "Sweethands'' Plant battling Rogelio "Porky'' Medina in a 12-round 168-pound world title eliminator.
 
Tickets for the event, which is promoted by TGB Promotions, are priced at $200, $100, $60, $40, $25 and will go on sale Friday. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster.
 
Also in attendance at Thursday's press conference was former world champion Austin "No Doubt" Trout and women's featherweight world champion Jennifer Han from El Paso, who will both compete in undercard attractions on Feb. 17.

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TOM BROWN, President of TGB Promotions
 
"It's great to be back in El Paso with a big fight like this. It is truly a great fight town. I'm really looking forward to this card and I think the fans here are going to love it.
 
"Our main event is a true crossroads fight. Victor Ortiz and Devon Alexander are battle-tested in one of the toughest and deepest divisions in boxing. The winner of this fight will be back on the path to a world title.
 
"Victor Ortiz brings an exciting, aggressive style and he always comes to fight. That's why he's one of the most entertaining fighters in the sport today. Devon Alexander has overcome some health issues and is back in the ring with one thing on his mind, to regain a world title." 

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Tatabanya on 01-11-2018

[QUOTE=CLUBBER!;18399048]Trout is the host. "Table for 4?"[/QUOTE] And he is also the very food, if you will :)

Comment by Juicy J on 01-11-2018

[QUOTE=White Willie;18399063]Ah. After a bit of research I think it's the Women's IBF? [IMG]http://www.officialavaknight.com/Ava_Knight_by_Beiron_Andersson_593A6215.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/04/22/00/27D53BD200000578-0-image-a-119_1429660131109.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE] Correct. Jennifer Han is the women's ibf featherweight champ

Comment by White Willie on 01-11-2018

[QUOTE=CLUBBER!;18399057]Women's featherweight champion belt.. not sure which ABC company. That chick holding it is a champion apparently (according to the article).[/QUOTE] Ah. After a bit of research I think it's the Women's IBF? [IMG]http://www.officialavaknight.com/Ava_Knight_by_Beiron_Andersson_593A6215.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2015/04/22/00/27D53BD200000578-0-image-a-119_1429660131109.jpg[/IMG]

Comment by CLUBBER! on 01-11-2018

[QUOTE=White Willie;18397665]The hell is that blue belt?[/QUOTE] Women's featherweight champion belt.. not sure which ABC company. That chick holding it is a champion apparently (according to the article).

Comment by CLUBBER! on 01-11-2018

[QUOTE=Tatabanya;18397757]Yeah, and Trout looking like his boss as well.[/QUOTE] Trout is the host. "Table for 4?"

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