Found May 23, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans: Yardbarker Blogger Network
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Former World Champion "Vicious" Victor Ortiz and popular contender Josesito Lopez held a press conference in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday to formally announce that Lopez will step in to face Ortiz, of Ventura, Calif., by way of Garden City, Kansas, for the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver Welterweight title in the main event of a Showtime tripleheader on Saturday, June 23, at Staples Center. Right here, you can find a complete set of fighter quotes and pictures from the event in addition to the original announcement released earlier. It was also announced on Wednesday that the Ortiz vs. Lopez event will include top-rated heavyweight Chris Arreola (35-2, 30 KO’s), of Riverside, Calif., in a 10-round bout against an opponent to be determined.  Those two fights will join the previously announced 12-round bout between Humberto Soto and Lucas Matthysse for the vacant WBC Continental Americas Super Lightweight title. Lopez (29-4, 17 KO’s), of Riverside, replaces O...
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