LOS ANGELES (April 23) – FOX Deportes and CLARO Sports will be in Mexico City, Mexico, tomorrow, Friday, April 24, as super lightweight contender Roberto “Massa” Ortiz returns in a 10-round bout against Juan Jesus “Burbuja” Rivera at the Foro Polanco Masaryk.… Read Article
Adrien “Problem” Broner 29-1 (22KO), comfortable in his Cincinnati, OH backyard, took a while to soften up Emmanuel Taylor 18-3 (12KO). The Problem child pulled away in the last quarter, topping off things for his fans by dropping Taylor with a hard left uppercut in the last round at the U.S. Bank Arena. Broner got what he wanted, a big win over a tough opponent. In a way, Taylor got what he wanted too. He … Read Article
Argentinean power-puncher Lucas Matthysse scored a quick knockout of previously undefeated Roberto Ortiz with a lethal liver shot at 2:45 of the second round.
In an anticlimactic ending to a bout that had the promise of a war, Matthysse (36-3, 34 KOs) landed a short left hook to the body that sent Ortiz to a knee to catch his breath. The Mexican spit out his mouthpiece and appeared to be working the count until the … Read Article
LOS ANGELES (Apr. 9) – Unbeaten in 31 professional fights, Torreon, Coahuila Mexico’s Roberto “Massa” Ortiz has punched his way to the top of the 140-pound weight class. But in the process, he’s got a slew of fellow contenders looking to take his WBC Silver Super Lightweight Title, and on Saturday, April 12, Rosario, Sinaloa, Mexico’s Ramiro “Xixime” Alcaraz will be next in line to challenge him in a 12-round bout that headlines a Televisa … Read Article
Two of Mexico’s top super lightweights will collide at the Tabasco Park Nave 1 in Villahermosa, Mexico on Saturday, June 15 when undefeated WBC Super Lightweight Silver Champion Roberto “Massa” Ortiz of Torreon faces Culiacan’s Jorge “Koki” Romero in a 12-round WBC Silver Championship bout that will be televised live on FOX Deportes in the United States and on Televisa in Mexico on a delayed basis.… Read Article
LOS ANGELES, February 11 – Torreon, Mexico’s Roberto Ortiz begins his 2013 quest for a world championship on Saturday, February 16 when he faces Colombia’s Fidel Monterrosa for the vacant WBC Silver Welterweight Title in the 12-round main event at the Dome of the Municipal Palace in Tulum, Mexico. In the co-featured fight, another 12-round championship contest will be showcased, when Culiacan, Mexico’s Jorge Romero and Albuquerque, New Mexico’s Fidel Maldonado Jr. collide in a … Read Article