Hooker vs Ortiz Jr

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  • Hooker vs Ortiz Jr
  • 27-1-3 16-0-0
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • USA
  • WBO World Junior Welterweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Super Lightweight
  • SD 12TKO 7UD 12TKO 6KO 1 < form TKO 5KO 3TKO 6KO 5KO 7 <
  • Tape
  • 31 age 22
  • 5' 11" / 180cm height 5' 10" / 178cm
  • 79.9" / 203cm reach 70.1" / 178cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 27 wins 16
  • 18 by ko 16
  • 67% Ko% 100%
  • 1 Losses 0
  • 1 Stopped 0
  • 3 draws 0
  • 2011 Debut 2016
  • 141 Pro rds 45
  • current rankings @ Super Lightweight
  • The Ring
  • WBA
  • 5 WBC
  • 5 WBO
  • IBF

Hooker vs Ortiz Jr Info

Maurice Hooker could potentially square off against Vergil Ortiz Jr in Late 2020 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).

The contest would be for the WBO super lightweight championship of the world.

Hooker vs Ortiz Jr stats

Maurice Hooker would step into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 3 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Vergil Ortiz Jr would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 16 wins, with 16 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Ortiz Jr would have a massive power advantage over Hooker, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Hooker's 67%.

Maurice Hooker is the older man by 9 years, at 31 years old.

Hooker has a height advantage of 1 inch over Ortiz Jr. This also extends to a 10-inch reach advantage.

Both Maurice Hooker & Vergil Ortiz Jr fight out of an orthodox stance.

Hooker is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 5 years and 3 months earlier than Ortiz Jr, who’s first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 96 more professional rounds, 141 to Ortiz Jr's 45.

Maurice Hooker goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBC and 5 by the WBO in the 140lb division.

Hooker vs Ortiz Jr form

Hooker has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated Uriel Perez on 20th December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Arizona, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jose Carlos Ramirez on 27th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Super Lightweight and WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at College Park Center, Texas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Mikkel LesPierre on 9th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.

Before that, he had beat Alex Saucedo on 16th November 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma.

He had won against Terry Flanagan on 9th June 2018 by split decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Vergil Ortiz Jr remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his last opponents.

In his last fight, he beat Samuel Vargas on 24th July 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Brad Solomon on 13th December 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Antonio Orozco on 10th August 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Verizon Theatre, Texas.

Before that, he had won against Mauricio Herrera on 4th May 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Jesus A Valdez on 26th January 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Toyota Center, Texas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Vergil Ortiz Jr has been fighting more than Maurice Hooker.

Maurice Hooker last fought 7 months and 25 days ago, while Vergil Ortiz Jr's last outing was 21 days ago.

Hooker's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 6 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

Ortiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 5 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.2 rounds on average.

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