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Massa Ortiz-Fidel Monterrosa collide Saturday

WBC #2 super welterweight Roberto “Massa” Ortiz (27-0-1, 22 KOs) begins his 2013 quest for a world championship on Saturday when he faces Colombia’s Fidel Monterrosa (29-6, 23 KOs) for the vacant WBC silver welterweight title in the 12-round main event at the Dome of the Municipal Palace in Tulum, Mexico. In the co-featured fight, another 12-round championship contest will be showcased, when lightweight Jorge “Koky” Romero (24-4, 21 KOs) and Albuquerque, New Mexico’s Fidel Maldonado Jr. (14-2, 11 KOs) collide in a fight for Romero’s WBC Silver Latino Lightweight crown. Both fights will be televised on FOX Deportes in the United States and on Televisa in Mexico. The bouts will be televised in the USA on Fox Deportes.

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