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Berto-Ortiz presser today in New York City

WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto and challenger Victor Ortiz to hold kickoff press conference on Wednesday, March 16 at the Palm West Restaurant in Times Square

Who: WBC welterweight champion, Andre Berto
President of DiBella Entertainment, Lou DiBella
Berto’s trainer, Tony Morgan
Challenger, “Vicious” Victor Ortiz

COO of Golden Boy Promotions (Ortiz’s promoter), David Itskowitch
Ortiz’s manager, Rolando Arellano
SVP Programming at HBO Sports, Kery Davis

What: Kick off press conference announcing the April 16 WBC welterweight championship bout between Andre Berto and Victor Ortiz event. The show will emanate from the MGM Grand Arena at the Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Mashantucket, CT and air live on HBO’s World Championship Boxing.

When: Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Where: The Palm West Restaurant, 250 W. 50th Street (between Broadway & 8th Avenue)
For more information on the Palm West, please visit

Time: Lunch served 1:00 pm/Press conference begins 1:30 pm

Other: Tickets are priced at $350, $200, $125, and $65 and will go on sale Wednesday, March 16 through the MGM Grand at Foxwoods box office. Tickets can be purchased online at www.mgmatfoxwoods.com, by calling the box office at 1-866-646-0609, or in person at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods box office.

For more information about DiBella Entertainment, including a list of all upcoming bouts, please visit www.dbe1.com, or follow Lou DiBella or Andre Berto on twitter, @loudibella and @andreberto, respectively. For information on Golden Boy Promotions, visit www.goldenboypromotions.com, on twitter @GoldenBoyBoxing or Victor Ortiz @VICIOUSOrtiz

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