Victor Ortiz vs Andre Berto II: The RematchCategory: Boxing
MATCHUP: Victor “Vicious” Ortiz vs Andre “The Beast” Berto 2
EVENT: Ortiz vs Berto 2: The Rematch
DATE: February 11, 2012 (postponed to June 30 due to a left biceps injury sustained by Berto while training on January 30)
VENUE: MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
FIGHT DETAILS: On April 16, 2011, Ortiz defeated Berto via unanimous decision to win the BC Welterweight title in a fight named as The Ring magazine’s “Fight of the Year” – both fighters were knocked down twice each.
Berto bounced back from the loss to Ortiz to stop Jan Zaveck to win the IBF Welterweight title. Wanting to avenge his lone professional loss, Berto vacated his title to pave the way for the rematch with Ortiz.
American Ortiz (29 wins – 3 losses, 22 KOs) is the former WBC welterweight champion. Ortiz lost his welterweight title by controversial knockout to Floyd Mayweather Jr. on September 17, 2011.
Berto from Haiti (28 wins – 1 loss, 22 KOs) is the former WBC welterweight champion and former IBF Welterweight champion.
FIGHT RESULT: to be updated
Watch the Andre Berto vs Victor Ortiz fight video highlights of their first meeting below:
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