Victor Ortiz vs. Alfonso Gomez, Marquez on September 6?

By Salvador Rodriguez

According to a source with knowledge of the negotiations, former welterweight champion Victor Ortiz (29-4-2, 22 KOs) may return to the ring on September 6th against veteran Alfonso Gomez (23-6-2, 12 KOs). The fight would headline a card at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Ortiz has been inactive since last June's TKO loss to Josesito Lopez. During that match Ortiz suffered a broken jaw that required several surgical procedures. Gomez has been inactive since last July's loss to Shawn Porter.

Also, former champion Rafael Marquez is possibly going to return to faction on the undercard. As previously reported, the younger brother of Juan Manuel Marquez signed a four fight agreement with Golden Boy Promotions. Marquez, now training with Nacho again, wants to eventually face the winner of the August 24th clash between WBC champion Victor Terrazas and mandatory challenger Leo Santa Cruz.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jinx_htx on 07-21-2013

[QUOTE=The Weebler II;13573234]They're talking about adding Ortiz to the Sept 14 Mayweather card.[/QUOTE] Sources? Link?

Comment by Bigg Rigg on 07-20-2013

[QUOTE=The Weebler II;13573234]They're talking about adding Ortiz to the Sept 14 Mayweather card.[/QUOTE] That'll just make the card even better. Vic is always in a good fight regardless of the outcome.

Comment by Weebler I on 07-20-2013

They're talking about adding Ortiz to the Sept 14 Mayweather card.

Comment by UTEP on 07-20-2013

[QUOTE=ox805er;13571187][B]anyone else notice it's on a Friday?? Friday night fights on ESPN?? LOL!![/B][/QUOTE] Exactly, this is a decent Friday Night Fights card.

Comment by thuggery on 07-20-2013

I would laff if Gomez wins. I'm kinda liking these gatekeeper fights Golden Boy has been presenting us with.

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