Tag: Prospect

Vergil Ortiz Jr. Adds Another Feather to His Cap – Has His Eyes on Going After Welterweight Elite

As there have been up & coming prospects who got the bulk of the attention from day-1 by pundits and fans throughout the last couple years, you get an example such as 🇺🇸Vergil Ortiz Jr. (16-0-0, 16KO👊👊) who goes about his business the old fashioned way, and through the hard work, and time dedicated to the gym, as well as the craft, his talent has risen to the forefront, where he is not only looked at by many people as the 🔝top prospect in boxing, but also one that can lead the pack for the new generation.  Tonight he inched closer toward his quest toward title contention in the Welterweight division, by defeating battle-tested veteran 🇨🇴Samuel Vargas (31-6-2, 14KO👊) by TKO victory in a well fought performance. Continue reading “Vergil Ortiz Jr. Adds Another Feather to His Cap – Has His Eyes on Going After Welterweight Elite”

Prospect Watch: Xander Zayas

By Jon Uddin✏️

Two fights. Two first round knockouts.

Many times we all know how these fights will play out but they still have to get in the ring and make it official. That was the case Saturday night at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas as highly touted Welterweight prospect 🇨🇺Xander Zayas made quick work of overmatched North Carolina native 🇺🇸Virgel Windfield in the first round. Continue reading “Prospect Watch: Xander Zayas”