The undefeated Vergil Ortiz Jr entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 15-0-0 (15 KOs=100%) and he is ranked as the No.21 welterweight in the world. In his last three fights he has won over Mauricio Herrera, Antonio Orozco (Antonio Orozco vs Vergil Ortiz Jr) and Brad Solomon (Vergil Ortiz Jr vs Brad Solomon).
His opponent, Samuel Vargas, has an official record of 31-5-2 (14 knockouts) and he entered as the No.59 in the same weight class. He fought twice last year losing to Luis Collazo (via split decision, Luis Collazo vs Samuel Vargas) and beating Silverio Ortiz. Vargas vs Ortiz is the main event of the evening. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California, USA
Division: welterweight (147 lbs, 66.7 kg)
Ortiz’s next fight: Vergil Ortiz Jr vs Maurice Hooker
Vargas’ next fight: Conor Benn vs Samuel Vargas
Ortiz vs Vargas full fight video:
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