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Luis Ortiz vs Tony Thompson

Ortiz, Vargas score stoppage wins on HBO

Luis Ortiz overwhelmed an overmatched opponent in the main event, stopping Tony Thompson in six rounds. And in a much better fight, Jessie Vargas scored a TKO win over Sadam Ali to claim the vacant WBO welterweight title.

Ortiz-Thompson: Live RBR Coverage

Luis Ortiz faces Tony Thompson in the main event, and Sadam Ali and Jessie Vargas fight for a world title at welterweight.

BLH Podcast #36 (March 4, 2016)

The BLH Podcast is back with a look at some more of Saturday's fights on HBO, Sky Sports, and BoxNation/AWE.

Ali: I'll take advantage of the opportunity

Sadam Ali discusses his first world title fight on Saturday against Jessie Vargas.

Vargas: Losing is not an option

Jessie Vargas discusses his fight on Saturday against Sadam Ali for the vacant WBO welterweight title.

Boxing TV schedule for March 4-5

HBO and Showtime go head-to-head again on Saturday, with much more also on the schedule.

WATCH: Luis Ortiz prepares for March 5 fight

Heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz gets ready for his March 5 HBO main event against Tony Thompson.

Ortiz, De La Hoya likely for Canelo-Khan show

Luis Ortiz and Diego De La Hoya are probably going to be fighting on the May 7 undercard at T-Mobile Arena.

Ortiz-Thompson, Ali-Vargas doubleheader on 3/5

Luis Ortiz finally has an opponent and will be joined by an excellent co-feature at the D.C. Armory.

Dimitrenko withdraws, Ortiz needs opponent for 3/5

Luis Ortiz had an opponent for a few days, and now he needs a new one after Alexander Dimitrenko has had a "change of heart."

Ortiz to face Dimitrenko, 3/5 on HBO

Luis Ortiz will test himself against a bigger man when he faces Alexander Dimitrenko on March 5.

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