Wednesday, June 20
1:00 p.m. "Ortiz vs. Lopez" Media Workouts
Location: Fortune Boxing Gym (7574 Sunset Blvd.; Los Angeles, CA 90046)
1:00 p.m. - Lucas Matthysse
1:30 p.m. - Josesito Lopez
2:00 p.m. - Humberto Soto
2:30 p.m. - Victor Ortiz
Thursday, June 21
12:00 p.m. "Ortiz vs. Lopez" Final Press Conference - Open to the public!
Location: STAPLES Center - Star Plaza (1111 South Figueroa St.; Los Angeles, CA 90015)
Parking:STAPLES Center's LOT 1 located at the corner of 11th Street/Chick Hearn Court and Georgia Street. Please advise the parking attendant you are here for the BOXING PRESS CONFERENCE AT STAPLES CENTER.
12:00 p.m. - Media Arrival/Lunch
1:00 p.m. - Press Conference Begins
Friday, June 22
1:00 p.m. "Ortiz vs. Lopez" Official Weigh-In Begins - Open to the public!
Location: Hollywood & Highland - Central Courtyard (6801 Hollywood
Blvd. # 433; Hollywood, CA 90028)
Note: Fans are encouraged to arrive early!
Saturday, June 23
2:00 p.m. STAPLES Center Doors Open
2:30 p.m. First Fight Begins
4:00 p.m. SHOWTIME EXTREME® Telecast Begins
6:00 p.m. SHOWTIME® CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Telecast Begins
Following Fights Post Fight Press Conference
Location: Chick Hearn Press Room
*Events/Schedule Subject to Change
Credentials will be distributed from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 at the 11th Street Media Entrance located off Chick Hearn Court/11th Street (same street) between Figueroa Street and Georgia Street, 50 yards west of the STAPLES Center Box Office.
ABOUT "ORTIZ VS. LOPEZ":
"Ortiz vs. Lopez," a 12-round fight for the vacant WBC Silver Welterweight Championship taking place Saturday, June 23, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Calif., is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Goossen Tutor Promotions and Thompson Boxing Promotions and sponsored by Corona, DeWalt Tools and AT&T. The co-feature will see former Three-Division World Champion Humberto "Zorrita" Soto battle Argentinean knockout artist Lucas Matthysse in a 12-round fight for the vacant WBC Continental Americas Super Lightweight title which is presented in association with Baja Boxing Promotions and Arano Box Promotions. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING doubleheader begins at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast) with preliminary fights airing on SHOWTIME EXTREME at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).
Tickets priced at $250, $150, $100 and $50 are available for purchase online at www.staplescenter.com, www.ticketmaster.com or via Ticketmaster charge-by-phone lines at (800)745-3000. Tickets are also available at the STAPLES Center box office.
CONTACTS: Ramiro Gonzalez/Monica Sears, Golden Boy Promotions: (213) 489-5631
Bill Caplan, Golden Boy Promotions: (818) 831-0046/(818) 515-1616 (c)
Danny Brener, Goossen Tutor Promotions: (818) 817-8001
Marylyn Aceves, Thompson Boxing Promotions, (213) 494-4929
Cara Vanderhook, STAPLES Center: (213) 742-7273
Chris DeBlasio, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-1633
Annie Van Tornhout, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-1663
Chris Legentil, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-7319
John Beyrooty, Brener Zwikel & Assoc.: (562) 233-7477
Matt Donovan, Brener Zwikel & Assoc.: (818) 462-5613
Media Credentials: www.magnamedia.com