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 Last update:  4/17/2012       Read more by Luis Sandoval         
   
Victor Ortiz: I'm There To End Andre Berto's Career!
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By Luis Sandoval

Victor Ortiz is (29-3-2, 22KOs) gearing up for his rematch with Andre Berto (28-1, 22KOs) on June 23rd at the Staples Center is Los Angeles, CA. Both combatants put on a fight of the year in their first bout and both seem eager to get in the ring again. Ortiz won the first meeting, in April 2011, with a twelve round unanimous decision.

While Berto was relaxed and laid back when he took the podium at their press conference in Los Angeles, Ortiz was quite the opposite. He promised a victory and had some choice words for Berto.

“I will remind you; I was a 140 pounder coming up to 147. I schooled you. It wasn’t close at all. At all. But this fight will have the same outcome except [it will be] shorter” said a confident Ortiz to Berto.

From all accounts it would seem Ortiz is going into this fight looking for a knockout but he assures while he does want to end this fight in dramatic fashion, he’ll let the opportunity to end things come to him.

“"I don't really care [what Berto does], I'm there to end Berto's career, so I'm good. I’m actually not looking for a knockout but I’m pretty sure the chance will present itself. If that’s the case, I’m ending it” Ortiz told BoxingScene.com.

There is definitely some animosity between Ortiz and Berto. During the face off at the press conference, they both jawed at each other until the golden boy himself Oscar De La Hoya had to come between them to get them to stop and start posing for photographs.

Ortiz will once again be training in Oxnard, CA at the Knuckleheads Gym in preparation for rematch with Andre Berto and he’s already fired up and ready to go.

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Tags: Andre Berto , Victor Ortiz , Berto vs Ortiz , Berto-Ortiz


 

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comment by LA_2_Vegas, on 04-17-2012
[QUOTE=tito_bandito]Ortiz is right it wasn't close. Berto only won the 2nd round then he had a moment in the 6th round before Ortiz made it an even round. He did school Berto with technique...[/QUOTE] I can agree it wasn't really close, Ortiz fought a perfect gameplan for most of the fight. B...

comment by ricky1978, on 04-17-2012
WAR Ortiz!!!!

comment by rochemback, on 04-17-2012
I can see why people get disturbed by Ortiz manners, but I kinda like it. :D I hope he takes Berto serious enough, then it might really be even clearer (and maybe shorter) than last time...

comment by whoseyourdaddy, on 04-17-2012
[QUOTE=Cuauhtémoc1520]Hold on, in the Maidana fight, he had no balls. Now he has too much bravado? I think Ortiz is a really good fighter, because he lost against Floyd isn't a knock on him, nobody has recorded a win against Floyd so it was expected. I think the problem with Ortiz was he se...

comment by tito_bandito, on 04-17-2012
Ortiz is right it wasn't close. Berto only won the 2nd round then he had a moment in the 6th round before Ortiz made it an even round. He did school Berto with technique...

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