Floyd "Money" Mayweather and "Vicious" Victor Ortiz will hold a special event and evening press conference Wednesday, June 29 in Los Angeles to officially announce their WBC Welterweight World Championship fight taking place September 17.
This event, which takes at Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill at L.A. Live on the Patio, at Nokia Plaza, 777 Chick Hearn Court in Los Angeles, CA, is open to the public. Fans are encouraged to arrive early, prior to the 8PM press conference start time.
Mayweather vs. Ortiz will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. Mayweather, who is returning to the ring after a 16-month hiatus, will face the hard-hitting young champion Victor Ortiz on Mexican Independence Day weekend in what will be one of the biggest nights of boxing in 2011.
Mayweather vs. Ortiz is promoted by Mayweather Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions. The 12-round welterweight mega-fight will take place Saturday, September 17 and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View. Additional fight details to be announced shortly.