Tag: Vergil Ortiz

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: 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”