Monday, January 23, 2012

FORMER TWO-TIME WORLD CHAMPION ANDRE BERTO TO HOST OPEN MEDIA WORKOUT

**MEDIA ALERT**

FORMER TWO-TIME WORLD CHAMPION ANDRE BERTO TO HOST
OPEN MEDIA WORKOUT IN ADVANCE OF HIS
FEBRUARY 11 REMATCH AGAINST “VICIOUS” VICTOR ORTIZ

TUESDAY, JANUARY 24 at 2:00 P.M. PT

WHO:             ANDRE BERTO, Former Two-Time World Champion
TONY MORGAN, Berto’s Trainer
KEVIN ROONEY JR., Director of Public Relations of DiBella Entertainment

WHAT:           Former Two-time World Champion ANDRE BERTO will open his training camp in Van Nuys , Calif. as he prepares for his rematch against former World Champion “VICIOUS” VICTOR ORTIZ on Saturday, Feb. 11 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas , Nev. which will be televised live on SHOWTIME. 
                       
WHEN:           Tuesday, January 24
                        1:30 p.m. - Media Arrival
                        Approx. 2:00 p.m. - Berto Media Workout Begins

WHERE:         Ten Goose Boxing Gym
14420 Friar St.
Van Nuys, CA 91401

FACTS:           “Repeat or Revenge: Ortiz vs. Berto II” is the highly anticipated 12-round welterweight rematch of USA Today and Ring Magazine’s 2011 Fight of the Year between former World Champions “Vicious” Victor Ortiz and Andre Berto which will take place Saturday, Feb. 11 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas , Nev.  The event is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and DiBella Entertainment and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate, DeWalt Tools and AT&T.  It will air live on SHOWTIME Championship Boxing at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the west coast).  A special three-fight undercard will air live on SHOWTIME EXTREME beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the west coast). 

CONTACTS:  Ramiro Gonzalez/Monica Sears, Golden Boy Promotions: (213) 489-5631
Bill Caplan, Golden Boy Promotions: (818) 831-0046 (o)/(818) 515-1616 (c)
Kevin Rooney/Meredith Greenberg, DiBella Entertainment: (212) 947-2577
Chris DeBlasio, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-1633
Annie Van Tornhout, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-1663
Chris Legentil, Showtime Networks Inc.: (212) 708-7319
Scott Ghertner, MGM Resorts International: (702) 891-1838
Media Credentials: www.magnamedia.com
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