Vicious” Victor Ortiz (29-3-1, 22 KOs) and Andre Berto (28-1-0, 22 KOs) gave fans one of the best races of the year, in April 2011, with both fighters visiting the canvas twice before Ortiz emerged victorious and the World Council welterweight title of boxing (WBC), then held by Berto. Now, these great warriors welterweight will Victor Ortiz vs Andre Berto again on Saturday February 11 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, in an anticipated 12-round rematch live on Showtime at 10 pm ET / PT (delayed on the west coast).
The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, DiBella Entertainment and Showtime. Coming off a tremendous and innovative and successful promotion of Showtime ® PPV Manny Pacquiao. Shane Mosley in May 2011, Showtime will also receive promotional support from the parent company CBS Corporation, whose assets include the CBS television network, television stations and local radio and others. Revenge of Ortiz-Berto II marks the first time that Showtime and CBS join forces in support of a boxing event televised live on the primary network.