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Golden Boy Matchmaker Wants Vergil Ortiz To Fight Former World Champion Next

With each win, rung by rung, Vergil Ortiz Jr. climbs further up the ladder to boxing’s big league. In his latest outing, the 22-year-old Texan battered Samuel Vargas inside seven rounds last Thursday ...

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Ortiz: Would've Loved Robert Garcia Being There, But Fight Worked Out Way We Wanted

Vergil Ortiz Jr. never stressed about the long delay between fights or the circumstances surrounding his latest ring adventure. The unbeaten rising welterweight made his 2020 debut, seven months after...

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Mikey Garcia Praises Vergil Ortiz, Reflects on Joshua Franco's Big Win

One of the bigger upsets of the year occurred on June 23rd when Joshua Franco (17-1-2) upset WBA world super flyweight champion Andrew Moloney (21-1) in an ESPN televised main event that took place at...

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Vergil Ortiz: I Hit Vargas To Body So Many Times, Don't Know How He Didn't Go Down

The confidence in Vergil Ortiz Jr. allowed him to enter the ring of the belief that there was no way he was going to lose as long as he implemented his game plan. There also existed the belief that Sa...

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Vergil Ortiz: Thurman, Garcia, Porter - They're The Big Three That I Want!

Given how the year has played out, Vergil Ortiz Jr. was willing to accept his rescheduled fight with Samuel Vargas as unfinished business. Now comes the time to truly satisfy his hunger. The unbeaten ...

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Vergil Ortiz Beats Down, Stops Samuel Vargas in Seventh

Vergil Ortiz Beats Down, Stops Samuel Vargas in Seventh

By Jake Donovan - The contender run is officially underway for Vergil Ortiz Jr. A power-punching display by the red-hot welterweight paved the way for a one-sided stoppage win over Canada’s Samuel Var...

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Vergil Ortiz vs. Samuel Vargas - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard

Ortiz, Vargas Scorecard BoxingScene Live - In the main event of this long-awaited comeback, Vergil Ortiz Jr. (15-0, 15 KOs) will defend his WBA Gold Welterweight Title against Samuel Vargas (31-5-2, 1...

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Ortiz: Vargas Fight Won't Be Any Different Than What I Expected In March

Vergil Ortiz Jr. knows the differences he’s made in the four months since he was originally due to face Samuel Vargas. Whatever adjustments he anticipates his opponent to have made are already factore...

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Vergil Ortiz Will Not Have Robert Garcia in Corner For Vargas Bout

As a precautionary measure, renowned trainer Robert Garcia will not work the corner for Vergil Ortiz Jr. (15-0, 15 KOs) tonight in his bout against Samuel Vargas (31-5-2, 14 KOs) at Fantasy Springs Re...

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De La Hoya Wants To See What 'Phenom' Vergil Ortiz Is 'Made Of' In Late Rounds

Oscar De La Hoya hopes Vergil Ortiz Jr. at least goes some rounds with Samuel Vargas on Friday night. Ortiz’s promoter feels confident about the 22-year-old welterweight’s readiness to fight for a wor...

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Samuel Vargas: I've Never Seen Vergil Ortiz Get Hit, To Be Honest

Samuel Vargas respects what Vergil Ortiz Jr. has accomplished in his brief career thus far. The Colombian veteran is impressed with the power and overall talent one of the sport’s top prospects has di...

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Vergil Ortiz Jr: I Know This Is My Time

Vergil Ortiz Jr: I Know This Is My Time

By Jake Donovan - Six months had already passed from the time Vergil Ortiz Jr. last fought when he received that call. Gone in an instant were designs for his promotional stablemate Ryan Garcia to ush...

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Vergil Ortiz, Samuel Vargas - Ready For Battle in Indio

Ortiz, Vargas Weights Photos Gallery - Golden Boy, DAZN and Fantasy Springs Resort Casino are proud to announce the return of world-class professional boxing in Southern California! In the main event ...

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Vergil Ortiz-Samuel Vargas DAZN Weigh-In Report From Indio

The sport’s brightest prospect from the last calendar year is officially set to begin his 2020 campaign. Vergil Ortiz Jr. and Samuel Vargas collide in what marks the first DAZN-USA boxing event to air...

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Gesta Out Due To Food Poisoning, Tanajara Left Off July 24 DAZN Show

The first show to take place in California in more than four months will now carry one less fight. Mercito Gesta (32-3-3, 17KOs) was forced to withdraw from his scheduled July 24 lightweight clash wit...

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Vergil Ortiz: I Only Want Step-Up Opponents That Will Help Me Learn

Vergil Ortiz Jr. remained confident that—at some point this year—he could pick up where he and his team left off and move forward with his career. The 2019 Prospect of the Year and rising welterweight...

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Vergil Ortiz: If Vargas Fight Ends Early, I Can Be Ready To Fight On Canelo's Date

Vergil Ortiz Jr. hopes to replicate the magic that came with his breakthrough campaign in 2019, even if it will have to come in condensed format. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic ruined any plans for ...

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Vergil Ortiz: Crawford, Spence - I Literally Want To Fight All Those Guys!

Unbeaten rising welterweight contender Vergil Ortiz believes that he's already at the point where he wants to take on the best boxers in his weight division. Ortiz, only 22-years-old, is back in the r...

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Rising Prospect Travell Mazion, 24, Killed After Multi-Victim Car Crash

A year that was meant to be filled with promise instead ends in tragedy for a rising young junior middleweight prospect. Travell 'Black Magic' Mazion, a promising 154-pound boxer was reportedly killed...

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Vergil Ortiz Jr: I'm Over This Quarantine Stuff, It's Time To Fight Now

It only made sense for Golden Boy Promotions to restart exactly where the company left off prior to the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Nobody was thrilled with that applied logic than Vergil Ortiz...

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