HBO Fight Week brings out the best in boxing to take to the ring on Saturday, April 16 at 9:45 PM ET/6:45 PM PT . This week’s fight will pit Andre Berto, undefeated defending champion against the underdog “Vicious” Victor Ortiz during the HBO free preview week on DISH Network, allowing subscribers to tune in to the fight this weekend at no additional charge. The Berto vs. Ortiz matchup for the welterweight title will be followed by Khan vs. McCloskey.
Dibella Entertainment President and fight promoter, Lou DiBella commented on Saturday’s fight during the March press conference: “Berto vs. Ortiz is as compelling of a match as could be made in the welterweight division. I will see to it that the undercard is packed with some of the biggest names in boxing from New England and the rest of the world. April 16 will be another great night for boxing at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods.”
The HBO free preview weekend begins Friday, April 15 through Sunday, April 17 so viewers can not only catch HBO Fight Week, but also the premiere of HBO’s new original series ‘Game of Thrones.’ Be sure to check out the videos below from HBO.com which showcases the best hits of Ortiz and Berto – it will be sure to get you fired up for fight night if you aren’t already. To learn more about the HBO free preview weekend and other DISH Network deals, visit authorized retailer DISH Systems online or call 866-989-3474. Who do you predict will knock out his opponent this weekend – Ortiz or Berto? What about the Khan vs. McCloskey match?