Tag: Maurice Hooker

Vergil Eclipses Hooker in a Thriller That Lasts 7 Rounds, Ortiz Gets the Stoppage as Hooker Succumbs to Punishment Leading to Injury

A strong fight met expectations, as 🇺🇸Vergil Ortiz Jr. (17-0-0, 17KO👊), met the defiance of “Mighty Mo” 🇺🇸Maurice Hooker (27-2-3, 18KO👊), and put on a show for the fans at the 🏟️Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. With back and forth action, Ortiz was able to put Mo down twice in the bout, and the fight met its conclusion in the 7th round by TKO, keeping Ortiz consecutive knockout streak alive. Continue reading “Vergil Eclipses Hooker in a Thriller That Lasts 7 Rounds, Ortiz Gets the Stoppage as Hooker Succumbs to Punishment Leading to Injury”

Texas Stand Up – A Battle of Texas Set to Break Out, As Vergil Ortiz Jr. Takes a Gamble Against Mo Hooker

Hardcore watchers, boxing nerds, and fighters in the pro game have lowkey been anticipating this high caliber bout, as they understand that both unbeaten 🇺🇸Vergil Ortiz Jr. (16-0-0, 16KO👊), and once beaten former Junior-Welterweight Titlist “Mighty Mo” 🇺🇸Maurice Hooker (27-1-3, 18KO👊), possess dangerous 🔪weapons that they are ready to draw at all costs inside of the ring. The fight will  Continue reading “Texas Stand Up – A Battle of Texas Set to Break Out, As Vergil Ortiz Jr. Takes a Gamble Against Mo Hooker”

Respect in Combat (Ramirez|Hooker)

🇺🇸Maurice Hooker and 🇺🇸Jose Ramirez embrace after their Super-Lightweight unification bout Saturday night in Arlington, Texas. Ramirez stopped Hooker in the 6th round to win the WBC and WBO Titles.

“I lost focus and you can’t lose focus at this level. You can’t lose focus for a second or you see what happens. I have no excuse. I lost. It wasn’t my night. I went out like a true champion with a bang.”

“He’s a champ for a reason. I take my hat off to him.”
-Maurice Hooker

When the Smoke Clears:💨 Jose Ramirez vs. Maurice Hooker

By Jon Uddin🖊️ | 07/29/2019

Well it delivered every ounce of excitement that was expected when the fight was announced.

And the announcement was all that was needed to sell this one to boxing fans. There were no extra gimmicks, crazy trash talk, or tweets of the day necessary to convince anyone that a potential classic was on the way, which is good, because none of those things are in either fighters personalities.
Both Ramirez and Hooker epitomized boxers that “let their fists do the talking” come fight night and were delivering a matchup that fans appreciate seeing fighters go for in a time in boxing, where it has been rare to make that happen without extended delays. Continue reading “When the Smoke Clears:💨 Jose Ramirez vs. Maurice Hooker”