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Video: Luis Ortiz Pumped For Wilder, Aims To Shock The Odds

BROOKLYN - Unbeaten WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder and unbeaten contender Luis Ortiz exchanged words and went face to face at the final press conference in Manhattan Thursday ahead of their main event showdown this Saturday, March 3 live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™, and presented by Premier Boxing Champions.

Also participating in Thursday's press conference and opening the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT were super middleweight contenders Andre Dirrell and Jose Uzcategui, who meet in a rematch of their May 2017 matchup on SHOWTIME as they fight for an interim 168-pound world title in the co-feature.
 
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by DiBella Entertainment and TGB Promotions, start at $50 and are on sale now. To purchase tickets, visit Ticketmaster.com, BarclaysCenter.com, or call 800-745-3000. Tickets for the event can also be purchased at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center.

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LOU DIBELLA, President of DiBella Entertainment
 
"Deontay Wilder put everything aside to face one of the greatest amateur heavyweights in the history of boxing. This fight is happening because Deontay is that good and he's that proud. Deontay is ready to prove that he's the baddest man on the planet.
 
"There is a sensational off-television undercard beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Barclays Center that includes a group of top contenders and prospects. It's really a loaded undercard from top to bottom.. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by P4Pdunny on 03-02-2018

wouldn't be a shock to anybody who's not a casual

Comment by Factual Voice on 03-01-2018

Deontay Wilder needs to fight Povetkin Whyte Pulev Parker Before proving he belongs in with fury or aj. Haymon been protecting his bum life butt for years. It's a disgrace to boxing.

Comment by Factual Voice on 03-01-2018

I've said it before and I'll say It again......Wilder will not have a legitimate fight until he has an opponent not çontrolled by Haymon...... Pbc and wwe are both scripted. Wilder fights especially are scripted.

Comment by jbpanama on 03-01-2018

Ortiz looks, Blaze, tired, wishing he were somewhere else...:usa2:

Comment by vitali1999 on 03-01-2018

That that focken clown out. Ortiz

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