Tag: Vergil Ortiz

Prospect Watch: Who’s Got Next?

By Jon Uddin

Last time, we looked at a few prospects that look the part and we will be watching closely as they continue to develop. This time we focus on prospects that appear ready, and are on the verge of taking the next step to contender status. Continue reading “Prospect Watch: Who’s Got Next?”

Prospect Watch: Vergil Ortiz Ready for More After Cruising Past Brad Solomon

By Jon Uddin✏

Four wins, four knockouts. That’s how the 2019 boxing year wraps up for Welterweight prospect 🇺🇸Vergil Ortiz Jr. (15-0-0, 15KO) as he keeps his 100% knockout ratio in tact after finishing off veteran 🇺🇸Brad Solomon (28-2-1, 9KO) in five rounds Friday night in at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. Continue reading “Prospect Watch: Vergil Ortiz Ready for More After Cruising Past Brad Solomon”

Prospect Watch: Vergil Ortiz Jr. Looks to Close Out the Year Strong Against Brad Solomon

By Jon Uddin

Undefeated Welterweight prospect 🇺🇸Vergil Ortiz Jr. (14-0-0, 14KO) looks to close out the year strong as he takes on 🇺🇸Brad Solomon (28-1-0, 9KO) in a 12 round headliner Friday night at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. Continue reading “Prospect Watch: Vergil Ortiz Jr. Looks to Close Out the Year Strong Against Brad Solomon”

Vergil Ortiz Jr. Took on the Toughest Test of his Young Pro Career, Passes it With Flying Colors

With both fighters entering the mix of the dangerously crowded Welterweight division, an entertaining fight manifested from the main event on DAZN’s headliner bout, with prospect/contender 🇺🇸Vergil Ortiz Jr. (14-0-0, 14KO) putting forth a dominant performance against tough Mexican veteran challenger 🇲🇽Antonio Orozco (28-2-0, 17KO), showing a wide array of boxing skills enabling him to put together the pieces to eventually secure the 6th round knockout to maintain his perfect knockout streak. Continue reading “Vergil Ortiz Jr. Took on the Toughest Test of his Young Pro Career, Passes it With Flying Colors”

Major Prospect Looking to Step Up, and a Respected Contender Looking to Rebound (Ortiz Jr. vs Orozco)

For Oscar De La Hoya, the Golden Boy stable is largely inhabited by those with the where-with-all in how to maneuver with media outlets, possessing the gift of gab, and the natural appeal that enacts them as a lightning rod to propel and push their business to the forefront as one of the most marketable stables.

There is one fighter however under their umbrella that can be looked at as the complete antithesis of their set norm, as he is a relatively quiet, humble, old school show up to work, lunch-pale kind of guy, who is arguably their 2nd best fighter under Golden Boy today, that being super prospect, and #5 WBA Junior-Welterweight contender 🇺🇸Vergil Ortiz Jr. (13-0-0, 13KO). Continue reading “Major Prospect Looking to Step Up, and a Respected Contender Looking to Rebound (Ortiz Jr. vs Orozco)”