VS
May 04 2019
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

10 round contest @ Super Lightweight
Mauricio Herrera
Herrera
United States flag
12-0-0
KO 3
KO 3
24-8-0

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The tape

21
Age
38
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 7" / 171 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
71.7" / 182 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

RTDTKOKOTKOTKO
Form
UDMDUDSDUD
12
Wins
24
12
By KO
7
100
KO%
29
0
Loses
8
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2007

Tape rankings @ Super Lightweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
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9
WBO
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IBF
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Vergil Ortiz Jr vs Mauricio Herrera report


Who won Ortiz Jr vs Herrera?

Vergil Ortiz Jr beat Mauricio Herrera by knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Super Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 140 pounds (10 stone or 63.5 KG).

This fight appeared on the undercard of Canelo Alvarez beating Daniel Jacobs for the IBF World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship. Also, on the undercard Lamont Roach defeated Jonathan Oquendo, John Ryder was victorious over Bilal Akkawy for the WBA Interim World Super Middleweight title and Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz beat Freddy Fonseca.

Ortiz Jr vs Herrera stats

Back in May 2019, Vergil Ortiz Jr stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 12 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Mauricio Herrera made his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Ortiz Jr had a massive power advantage over Herrera, boasting at 100% knockout percentage over Herrera's 29%.

Vergil Ortiz Jr was the younger man by 17 years, at 21 years old.

Ortiz Jr had a height advantage of 3 inches over Herrera. Despite this, Herrera had a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Vergil Ortiz Jr & Mauricio Herrera fought out of an orthodox stance.

Ortiz Jr was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 20 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2016, 8 years and 11 months later than Herrera, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 183 fewer professional rounds, totaling 71 compared to Herrera's 254.

Vergil Ortiz Jr went into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBO at super lightweight.

Ortiz Jr vs Herrera form

Ortiz Jr remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Jesus A Valdez on January 26, 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Toyota Center, Texas, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Roberto Ortiz on October 15, 2018 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Juan Carlos Salgado on July 23, 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at Belasco Theater, California.

Before that, he had won against Jesus Alvarez Rodriguez on March 22, 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.

He had beaten Evandro Cavalheiro on December 16, 2017 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Poliforum Benito Juarez, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

Activity check

Ortiz Jr's last 5 fights come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Herrera's last 3 fights come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.7 rounds on average.

What time did Ortiz Jr vs Herrera start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Ortiz Jr vs Herrera?

Ortiz Jr vs Herrera was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.

What were the odds on Ortiz Jr vs Herrera?

Vergil Ortiz Jr was a 1/25 (-2500) favourite going into the contest, while Mauricio Herrera made his way into the ring at 9/1 (+900) with oddsmakers.

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