By Tré Berry & Jon Uddin | 03/25/2021
Last Saturday, we seen the return of Artur Beterbiev after a 17 month hiatus filled with delays pertaining to health. We also seen the Cruiserweight division undergo an intriguing shift, as Lawrence Okolie finally lived up to his potential, doing so on the big stage.
Project combat authors Jon Uddin & Tré Berry will converse in-depth on those fighters, and we will also touch up on Vergil Ortiz stepping up, rising in the big moment, and we will also address the growing disappointment with Terence Crawford, and his constantly shifting mindset, as well as his criticism of Canelo Alvarez ducking black fighters. Continue reading “Combat Sparring Session🥊🥊: (Week of March 28th)”
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”
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”
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 Continue reading “Vergil Ortiz Jr. Adds Another Feather to His Cap – Has His Eyes on Going After Welterweight Elite”
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 Continue reading “Prospect Watch: Who’s Got Next?”