Floyd "Money" Mayweather and "Vicious" Victor Ortiz will hold a special event and evening press conference in Los Angeles on Wednesday, June 29 to officially announce their WBC Welterweight Championship fight taking place Saturday, Sept. 17 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
The press conference takes place at 8PM at LA Live at Nokia Plaza, 777 Chick Hearn Court, Los Angeles, CA. This event is open to the public. Fans are encouraged to arrive early.
The fight 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, Sept. 17 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View. Additional fight details to be announced shortly.