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Photos: Vergil Ortiz Breaks Down, Bombs Away Antonio Orozco

Knockout artist Vergil Ortiz Jr. (14-0, 14 KOs) defeated Antonio "Relentless" Orozco (28-2, 17 KOs) in the sixth round of their 12-round fight for the WBA Gold Welterweight Title. The event took place on Saturday, Aug. 10 at The Theatre at Grand Prairie in Texas and was streamed live on DAZN. Ortiz stopped Orozco at 2:16 of the aforementioned round.

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In the co-main event Joshua "The Professor" Franco (15-1-2, 7 KOs) of San Antonio, Texas and Oscar "El Jaguar" Negrete (18-2-2, 7 KOs) of Paramount, Calif. fought to a split draw in a 10-round battle of non-stop action for the NABF and WBA International Bantamweight Titles. The scores consisted of 96-94 for Franco, 96-94 for Negrete and one score of 95-95.

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Hector "El Finito" Tanajara Jr. (18-0, 5 KOs) of San Antonio, Texas successfully defended his USNBC Lightweight Title against Ezequiel Aviles (16-4-3, 6 KOs) of Los Angeles, Calif. via unanimous decision in a 10-round battle. Tanajara won with three scores of 100-90.

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Comment by slimPickings on 08-12-2019

[QUOTE=Kannabis Kid;19980768]Ortiz showed poise i'm almost positive he hurt his right hand in the early rounds he shook it after throwing a punch and in between rounds his dad asked him how it was but he still kept throwing with…

Comment by MulaKO on 08-12-2019

He will be the face of boxing imo He’s articulate , smart , intelligent and seems to have the goods Remember this kid is 21 years old and look where he’s at I hope he doesn’t get sidetracked

Comment by Kannabis Kid on 08-12-2019

Ortiz showed poise i'm almost positive he hurt his right hand in the early rounds he shook it after throwing a punch and in between rounds his dad asked him how it was but he still kept throwing with bad…

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