LUIS COLLAZO, Former WBA Welterweight World Champion
"I'm really excited and humbled by the opportunity. I just want to give the boxing fans a great fight and a great outing. I've been waiting a long time for a fight of this caliber.
[On Ortiz's strategy] "He can do what he wants, but I know on fight night I will be ready. If he wants to dance, I'll be the bull.
"This fight is for my future. I'm trying not to look past it, but this victory here means everything to me. It means I have a future. If not, I have to start all over again from scratch.
"Preparation has been great. I've got a great team. We're just getting stronger and feeling great.
"I've been counting down for weeks waiting patiently for this. I was motivated before getting this fight, but this has escalated my motivation.
[On supporting the Nephcure Foundation] "As a fighter, we fight to give the fans entertainment. To be a champion fighting for your life, you have to be champion in your heart."