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Photos: Luis Ortiz Putting in Work For Travis Kauffman Fight

Unified 154-pound world champion Jarrett Hurd and Cuban heavyweight slugger Luis Ortiz hosted separate media workouts in Washington, D.C. and Miami on Thursday for their upcoming matchups on Saturday, December 1 on SHOWTIME PPV® from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.

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Hurd returns to the ring to defend his IBF and WBA belts against Jason Welborn in his first bout since becoming unified champion, while Ortiz takes on Travis Kauffman in a 10-round heavyweight attraction. The PPV undercard also features rising heavyweight Joe Joyce battling Joe Hanks. The Premier Boxing Champions event is headlined by the Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury heavyweight championship showdown.

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Tickets for the event, which is promoted by BombZquad Enterprises and Queensberry Promotions, in association with TGB Promotions and DiBella Entertainment, are on sale now and are available via AXS.com. Wilder vs. Fury will be produced and distributed by SHOWTIME PPV. The suggested retail price (SRP) for the pay-per-view telecast is $64.99 for standard definition.

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The Accokeek, Maryland-native Hurd, who unified titles against Erislandy Lara in April on SHOWTIME, was joined at the Hillcrest Boxing Gym in Temple Hills by his trainer Ernesto Rodriguez and fights for the first time since undergoing rotator cuff surgery.

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Ortiz, along with trainer Herman Caicedo, held his media workout at Caicedo Sports Training Center in Miami ahead of another opportunity to enter the ring and earn a potential rematch against Deontay Wilder after they engaged in a memorable heavyweight clash in March on SHOWTIME.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PanchoGomez on 11-16-2018

[QUOTE=sammybee;19275965]after this fight, I want to see Ortiz vs Usyk.[/QUOTE] spot on... im wid you on this

Comment by sammybee on 11-16-2018

after this fight, I want to see Ortiz vs Usyk.

Comment by PunchyPotorff on 11-16-2018

Good to see this is on the Fury/Wilder card. Always fun to watch Ortiz in the ring. :boxing:

Comment by Phenom on 11-15-2018

Shame Whyte didn't want no smoke

Comment by lion33lit on 11-15-2018

Amazing southpaw talent that Anphony & Dillydallian are now continually keeping mum on......Dilly did dally on the use of his name for a temporary boost of self-deception that was really to get himself ready for Chisora again, and to keep…

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