Current rankings @ Welterweight
Vergil Ortiz Jr vs Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis preview
When is Ortiz Jr vs Ennis?
Vergil Ortiz Jr could square off against Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).
Ortiz Jr vs Ennis stats
Vergil Ortiz Jr would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 30 wins and 0 draws, with 27 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Ortiz Jr would have a slight advantage in power over Ennis, with a 100% knock out percentage over Ennis' 90%.
Vergil Ortiz Jr is the same age as Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis, at 25 years old.
Ennis has 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Vergil Ortiz Jr & Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis fight out of an orthodox stance.
Ortiz Jr is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 3 months later than Ennis, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 22 less professional rounds, 69 to Ennis' 91.
Vergil Ortiz Jr goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA, 3 by the IBF and 5 by the RING at welterweight.
Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis is currently ranked number 3 by the RING in the 147lb division.
Ortiz Jr vs Ennis form
Ortiz Jr remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Michael McKinson on 6th August 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Welterweight eliminator fight at Dickies Arena, Texas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Egidijus Kavaliauskas on 14th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The Star, Frisco.
Going into that contest, he had beat Maurice Hooker on 20th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Dickies Arena, Texas.
Before that, he had defeated Samuel Vargas on 24th July 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio.
He had won against Brad Solomon on 13th December 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Ennis remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Karen Chukhadzhyan on 7th January 2023 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Capital One Arena, Washington, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Custio Clayton on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Dignity Health Sports Park, California.
Going into that contest, he had beat Thomas Dulorme on 30th October 2021 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Nevada.
Before that, he had won against Sergey Lipinets on 10th April 2021 by knockout in the 6th round at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
He had won against Chris Van Heerden on 19th December 2020 by technical decision in their 1 round contest at Mohegan Sun Casino, Connecticut.
In terms of recent activity, Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis has been fighting more than Vergil Ortiz Jr.
Vergil Ortiz Jr last fought 7 months and 22 days ago, while Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis' last outing was 2 months and 21 days ago.
Ortiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
Ennis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 22 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.4 rounds on average.
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