Chat with Victor Ortiz

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Welcome to SportsNation! On Thursday, boxer Victor Ortiz stops by to chat about his big fight on Saturday.

Ortiz (24-1-1) faces Marcos Rene Maidana (25-1, 24 KOs) in a 12-round junior welterweight bout Saturday at 10 p.m. ET from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on HBO's Boxing After Dark.

Ortiz last lost a fight in 2005, undefeated in his last 18 times into the ring. A California resident, Ortiz will be making his first appearance at the Staples Center.'s Dan Rafael named Ortiz the 2008 prospect of the year.

Send your questions now and join Ortiz Thursday at 1:30 p.m. ET!

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