EXCITING NON-TELEVISED UNDERCARD LINEUP FEATURES RISING PROSPECTS IN ACTION SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23 FROM THE MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS
Featuring Unbeaten Prospects Jose Manuel Gomez, Jerry Perez & Viktor Savinskyi In Separate Attractions, Plus! Deontay Wilder’s Brother Marsellos Wilder Competes in Cruiserweight Bout
WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder Battles Cuban Slugger Luis Ortiz in FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View Main Event
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LAS VEGAS (November 15, 2019) – An action-packed lineup of non-televised undercard attractions will enter the ring on Saturday, November 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas in support of the FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View event headlined by boxing’s longest reigning heavyweight world champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber’’ Wilder defending his WBC title in a rematch against once-beaten Cuban slugger Luis “King Kong’’ Ortiz.
Entering the ring will be Huntington Park, California’s Jose Manuel Gomez (11-0, 4 KOs) in an eight-round super featherweight fight against Miami’s Daniel Placeres (8-2-1, 7 KOs) and Oak Hill, California’s Jerry Perez (11-0, 8 KOs) taking on Miami’s Luis Melendez (7-1, 5 KOs) in an eight-round super featherweight bout
In addition, Ukraine’s Viktor Slavinskyi (10-0-1, 6 KOs) competes in an eight-round super featherweight contest against Mexico’s Rigoberto Hermosillo (11-1-1, 8 KOs.
Rounding out the night is the younger brother of heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, as Marsellos Wilder (5-1, 2 KOs) steps in for a four-round cruiserweight bout.
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ABOUT WILDER VS. ORTIZ II
Wilder vs. Ortiz II will see boxing’s longest reigning heavyweight world champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber’’ Wilder defending his WBC title in a rematch against once-beaten Cuban slugger Luis “King Kong’’ Ortiz Saturday, November 23 in FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View action live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Three-division champion Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz seeks a title in another division when he takes on Miguel “El Michoacan” Flores for the WBA Super Featherweight Championship in the co-main event.
Pay-per-view action begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and also features undefeated rising star Brandon “The Heartbreaker” Figueroa making the first defense of his WBA Super Bantamweight Title against former champion Julio Ceja while undefeated Mexican power-puncher Luis Nery battles Puerto Rico’s Emmanuel Rodríguez in a matchup of former bantamweight champions.
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