WHAT: VIRTUAL PRESS CONFERENCE
WHEN: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11 – 10:00 A.M. PT/ 1:00 P.M. ET
LOS ANGELES, CA (February 10, 2022) – Undefeated, WBO International Welterweight Champion, Vergil Ortiz Jr. (18-0, 18 KOs), of Grand Prairie, Texas and undefeated, #3 WBO ranked welterweight Michael “The Problem” McKinson (21-0, 2 KOs) of Portsmouth, Great Britain will host a virtual press conference ahead of their clash on Friday, February 11th, 2022. The fighters are set to face off in a 12-round fight for Ortiz, Jr.’s WBO International Welterweight title at University of Southern California’s Galen Center in Los Angeles, on Saturday, March 19 and will stream live, worldwide, exclusively on DAZN.
Tickets for the event go on sale on Friday, February 11 at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET, and are priced at $150, $75, $50 and $25 not including applicable service charges. Tickets will be available for purchase at www.galencenter.org
. Please note that LADPH guidelines and other protocols relating to admission requirements will be in place for this event, which include that all guests age 2 and older will have to provide proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result within 24 hours for an antigen test or 48 hours for a PCR test.
Ortiz Jr. vs. McKinson is a 12-round fight for the WBO International Welterweight Title presented by Golden Boy in association with Matchroom Boxing. The event is sponsored by Hennessy “Never Stop. Never Settle” and “BetOnline – Your Online Sportsbook Experts.” The fight will take place on Saturday, March 19 at Galen Center in Los Angeles, and will be streamed live worldwide on DAZN