Photos: Victor Ortiz, Devon Alexander - Ready For Do or Die Bout

EL PASO, TX. - Former world champions Victor Ortiz and Devon Alexander went face to face Friday one days before they enter the ring for their Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes main event showdown this Saturday, February 17 from Don Haskins Center on the UTEP campus in El Paso, Texas. Photos by Ruben Ramirez.


Ortiz 146.4
Alexander 146.6

Plant 166.8
Medina 168.8

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Also in attendance at Friday's weigh-in were undefeated contender Caleb "Sweethands'' Plant and Rogelio "Porky'' Medina, who battle in a super middleweight world title eliminator. Televised coverage begins at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and also features 2016 U.S. Olympian Karlos Balderas battling Jorge Rojas.

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IBF Female Featherweight World Champion Jennifer Han was also at the weigh-in in her hometown, as she prepares to take on top contender Lizbeth Crespo in a world title defense.

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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 CLUBBER! on 02-17-2018

I’m not seeing anything spectacular about this Caleb Plant guy

Comment by Chuckguy on 02-17-2018

[QUOTE=CLUBBER!;18493848]Haha can’t remember. Is it worse than Broner?[/QUOTE] I think so cause it’s a higher pitch lol

Comment by CLUBBER! on 02-17-2018

[QUOTE=Chuckguy;18492104]lol I forgot about that. Doesn’t he yell in a high pitch when he throws punches[/QUOTE] Haha can’t remember. Is it worse than Broner?

Comment by CLUBBER! on 02-17-2018

But Alexander’s forehead doe...

Comment by Rip Chudd on 02-17-2018

I'm more hype for the Plant vs Medina fight. Let's go Plant!!!! Time to show people you belong!

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