The running order for this Saturday’s WBC middleweight title fight between champion Sergio Martinez and challenger Miguel Cotto has been announced.
Beginning at 6.10pm ET, Jantony Ortiz will kick-off the action on his professional debut, followed by four more contests before the pay-per-view portion of the Madison Square Garden event.
HBO PPV will be broadcasting from 9pm ET as Irishman Andy Lee drops down to light-middleweight to face John Jackson.
Cotto and Martinez are expected in the ring between 11pm and 12pm ET. (All times are five hours ahead for UK)
Jantony Ortiz (0-0) vs. Elio Ruiz (1-4, 0 KOs)
Willie Nelson (21-1-1, 12 KOs) vs. Darryl Cunningham (29-6, 11 KOs)
Jose Pedraza (16-0, 10 KOs) vs. Arturo Uruzquieta (15-5, 6 KOs)
Jose Lopez (12-0, 10 KOs) vs. Raul Hidalgo (21-10, 16 KOs
Felix Verdejo (12-0, 9 KOs) vs. Engelberto Valenzuela (9-1, 3 KOs)
PPV Bouts – 9pm ET
Andy Lee (32-2, 22 KOs) vs. John Jackson (18-1, 15 KOs)
Jorge Melendez (28-3-1, 26 KOs) vs. Javier Maciel (28-3, 20 KOs)
Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. (23-3-1, 19 KOs) vs. Marvin Sonsona (18-1-1, 15 KOs)
Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KOs) vs. Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KOs)
WBC MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE
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Cotto vs. Martinez happens Saturday, June 7 live on pay-per-view beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. The fight is also live on BoxNation in the UK. Subscribe at BoxNation