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Victor Ortiz to face Gilberto Sanchez Leon on Dec. 12th PBC card

Victor Ortiz will be coming back for his first fight since injuring his wrist to take on Gilberto Sanchez Leon on the December 12th PBC card on NBC Sports Network.

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Wil Esco is an assistant editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2014.

The opponents for the December 12th PBC on NBCSN has now been made official, per a press release obtained by FightHype. On this card, Victor Ortiz (30-5-2, 23 KOs) will be taking on Gilberto Sanchez Leon (33-13-2) in a 10-round welterweight bout. For those of you unfamiliar with Sanchez Leon, as am I, he's currently rated 497th in the welterweight division by BoxRec. FOUR HUNDRED AND NINETY SEVENTH!!! Lord have mercy, this kind of fight really isn't fit for television...

Also appearing on the card will be former U.S. Olympian Terrell Gausha (16-0, 8 KOs) taking on Said El Harrak (12-3-2, 7 KOs) in a 10-round junior middleweight fight; Hugo Centeno (23-0, 12 KOs) going against Josue Obando (12-7-1, 10 KOs) in a 10-round middleweight contest; prospect Mario Barrios (13-0, 7 KOs) facing Panama's Manuel Vides (18-4, 11 KOs) in an 8-round lightweight contest; and finally Brandon Figueroa (3-0, 2 KOs) fighting Francisco Muro (2-1, 1 KO) in a 4-round bantamweight bout.

Set your DVR's everyone! NBCSN coverage of the card will begin at 6pm EST this Saturday. Can't Wait!!!

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