For his big debut in his new division, undefeated, knockout sensation Vergil Ortiz, Jr. (19-0, 19 KOs) of Grand Prairie, Texas, is set to fight after a long layoff.

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He will participate in a 12-round super welterweight fight against Accra, Ghana’s Fredrick "General Okunka" Lawson (30-3, 22 KOs) who will also be debuting in the new division.

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The event is scheduled to take place at The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas on January 6, and will be broadcast worldwide on DAZN beginning at 5:00 p.m. PT.

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As the co-main event, the U.K. 's Ohara “Two Tanks” Davies (25-2, 18 KOs) will make his Golden Boy debut in a fight against El Tigre, Venezuela’s Ismael Barroso (24-4-2, 22 KOs). The fight is a 12-round match for the WBA Super Lightweight Interim World Championship and is presented in association with TGB Promotions. 

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Also making a splash as a newly-signed Golden Boy fighter, El Monte’s Arnold Barbosa Jr. (28-0, 10 KOs) will participate in a 10-round super lightweight clash against Xolisani Ndongeni (31-3, 18 KOs) of Eastern Cape, South Africa. Opening the DAZN broadcast, undefeated NABF Welterweight title holder Raul “El Cugar” Curiel (13-0, 11 KOs) will participate in a 10-round fight against Elias Diaz (12-1, 7 KOs) of National City, California.

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