Tag: Vergil Ortiz

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)”

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

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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”