Tag: Vergil Ortiz

Prospect Watch: Vergil Ortiz Jr. Knocks Out Mauricio Herrera

Fast rising welterweight prospect Vergil Ortiz Jr remained perfect, getting his 13th win is as many fights, all by knockout. Ortiz dispatched welterweight veteran Mauricio Herrera (24-9, 7KO) in three rounds in there scheduled 10 round 147 pound bout.

Ortiz was just testing the waters at 147 in this fight, saying he intends to go back to 140 and wants current WBO champion Maurice Hooker (26-0-3, 17KO).

Prospect Watch: Vergil Ortiz Jr. Takes on Veteran Mauricio Herrera


Super Lightweight prospect Vergil Ortiz Jr. will make a move up to the welterweight division Saturday when he takes on tough journeyman Maurico Herrera in a 10 round bout that will serve as the co main event to Canelo-Jacobs. Continue reading “Prospect Watch: Vergil Ortiz Jr. Takes on Veteran Mauricio Herrera”