Marcos Rene Maidana vs. Victor Ortiz

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2009-06-27 : Marcos Rene Maidana 140 lbs beat Victor Ortiz 139¾ lbs by TKO at 0:46 in round 6 of 12

  • Interim WBA World Light Welterweight Title (vacant)

Notes

  • Marcos Rene Maidana 25-1 (24 KOs) vs. Victor Ortiz 24-1-1 (19 KOs)
  • Maidana entered as the WBA # 2 light welterweight contender, while Ortiz entered as the WBA # 3 light welterweight contender.
  • Maidana down once in rd 1 & twice in rd 2. Ortiz also down in rd 1 & once in 6th.
  • Bout stopped by the ringside physician due to a severe cut over Ortiz's right eye. (Ortiz also had swelling under the left eye.)
  • Maidana threw 293 punches, connecting on 66, while Ortiz threw 177 punches, connecting on 74.
  • Televised on HBO's "Boxing After Dark" program.