Fight Night: Sat, Feb 17, 2018 - Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas

Former welterweight world champions Victor Ortiz and Devon Alexander needed more than 12 rounds in El Paso to figure things out as their FOX-televised main event was scored a majority draw.
Ortiz vs Alexander Round by Round Fight Summary. Rounds are displayed numerically as columns. Each row will display one of the following: W for win, L for loss, KO for knockout, or TKO for technical knock out. An empty column means that data is not available.
Fighter Name 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Ortiz No data available No data available No data available No data available
Alexander No data available No data available No data available No data available

Former champs Victor Ortiz and Devon Alexander's crossroads battle ends in stalemate

(Juan Yepez/Premier Boxing Champions)

Former world champions Victor Ortiz (32-6-3, 25 KOs) and Devon Alexander (27-4-1, 14 KOs) fought to majority draw in the exciting main event of a FOX-televised card Saturday, February 17, 2018 from Don Haskins Center on the UTEP campus in El Paso, Texas.

Both fighters believed they had done enough over the 12 rounds to earn the decision.

The fight turned out to be a back-and-forth affair, with Alexander dominating much of the early action. Alexander frequently caught Ortiz charging in with right hands and combinations. The attacks opened up swelling in Victor’s left eye beginning in round three.

Alexander won five of the first six rounds on two judges’ scorecards and all six on the other’s. Ortiz began to have more success in the second half as Alexander’s output slowed slightly and Ortiz remained persistent charging forward.This effort allowed him to win five of the final six rounds on two judges’ cards and all six of the final frames on the third judge’s card.

After 12 rounds, the judges scored the bout 115-113 for Ortiz and 114-114 twice, resulting in the majority draw. After the bout, both former champions expressed interest in a possible rematch.

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Victor Ortiz and Devon Alexander Clash Feb. 17 in El Paso, Texas in A Battle of Former Welterweight World Champions