Next fight of Vergil Ortiz Jr is not determined yet.
Virgil Ortiz (19-0, 19 KOs) will change the weight category and move to the second welterweight. This was announced by his promoter Oscar De La Hoya. The decision to change weight was dictated by the health problems of an American who had problems with cutting to the welterweight limit.
According to American columnist Dan Rafael, the fight for the WBA regular welterweight belt scheduled for Saturday between Virgil Ortiz (19-0, 19 KOs) and Eimantas Stanionis (14-0, 9 KOs) will not take place.
Information has been officially confirmed that on July 8 in the USA there will be a fight for the regular WBA welterweight belt between Virgil Ortiz (19-0, 19 KOs) and Eimantas Stanionis (14-0, 9 KOs). The American received a green light from doctors after recent health problems.
At Virgil Ortiz Jr. (19-0, 19 KOs) things went up, and his promoter Oscar De La Hoya announces the return of his ward to the ring in the summer. The young welterweight puncher had to cancel fights twice due to illness - once with Michael McKinson, then with Eimantas Stanionis. Ortiz Jr. is reportedly suffering from rhabdomyolysis, or the breakdown of muscle tissue, which can lead to acute kidney failure.
Vergil Ortiz Jr's record currently stands at 19 wins, 0 lose and 0 draw.
Vergil Ortiz Jr's last fight took place against Michael McKinson on Aug. 6, 2022, in Fort Worth, USA. He won by TKO in the 9 round. That fight was 4 months and 3 days ago.
Jr's last 3 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8 rounds on average.
Jr was born in USA.
The Vergil Ortiz Jr is currently 25 years old. He was born on March 25, 1998, so he will turn 26 in 3 months and 16 days.
Vergil Ortiz Jr made his professional debut in July 2016, so he has been a pro for 7 years.
Jr is 5' 10" (5 Foot and 10 inch) which is 178 cm (1 meter and 78 centimeters).
His reach is 70 inches (70") which is 178 cm (1 meter and 78 centimeters).
Jr fights from a orthodox, which means he favours his right hand as his power hand when fighting.
Vergil Ortiz Jr doesn't currently have a fight scheduled