VS
Mar 20 2021
Saturday

Dickies Arena, Texas, United States

12 round contest @ Welterweight
16-0-0
TKO 7
TKO 7
27-1-3

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The tape

23
Age
31
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
79.9" / 203 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOKOKOKOTKO
Form
TKOTKOUDTKOSD
16
Wins
27
16
By KO
18
100
KO%
67
0
Loses
1
0
Draws
3
2016
Debut
2011

Tape rankings @ Welterweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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6
WBC
13
2
WBO
8
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IBF
15

Vergil Ortiz Jr vs Maurice Hooker report


Who won Ortiz Jr vs Hooker?

Vergil Ortiz Jr beat Maurice Hooker by technical knockout in the 7th round on Saturday, March 20th, 2021, at Dickies Arena, Texas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 kg).

The undercard featured the clash of Ortiz vs Estrada.

Ortiz Jr vs Hooker stats

Back in March 2021, Vergil Ortiz Jr stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Maurice Hooker made his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 3 draws, with 18 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Ortiz Jr had a massive power advantage over Hooker, boasting a 100% knockout percentage compared to Hooker's 67%.

Vergil Ortiz Jr was the younger man by 8 years, at 23 years old.

Hooker had a height advantage of 1 inch over Ortiz Jr. That also extended to a 10-inch reach advantage.

Both Vergil Ortiz Jr and Maurice Hooker fought out of an orthodox stance.

Ortiz Jr was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2016, 5 years and 3 months later than Hooker, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 87 fewer professional rounds, totaling 71 compared to Hooker's 158.

Vergil Ortiz Jr went into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBC, and 2 by the WBO at welterweight.

Maurice Hooker was ranked number 13 by the WBC, 8 by the WBO, and 15 by the IBF in the 147lb division.

Ortiz Jr vs Hooker 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 beaten Samuel Vargas on July 24, 2020, by knockout in the 7th round at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio, United States.

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

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

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

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

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

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Uriel Perez on December 20, 2019, by knockout in the 1st round at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Arizona, United States.

Prior to that, he had been beaten by Jose Carlos Ramirez on July 27, 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 won against Mikkel LesPierre on March 9, 2019, by unanimous decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.

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

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

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Vergil Ortiz Jr had been fighting more than Maurice Hooker.

Going into this contest, Vergil Ortiz Jr had last fought 7 months and 24 days ago, while Maurice Hooker's last outing had been 1 year and 3 months ago.

Ortiz Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 22 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 5 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.2 rounds on average.

Hooker's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

What time did Ortiz Jr vs Hooker start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Dickies Arena, Texas, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Ortiz Jr vs Hooker?

The DAZN show began at 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST. The DAZN Global broadcast of the card started at 1:00 AM (GTM).

What were the odds on Ortiz Jr vs Hooker?

Vergil Ortiz Jr was a 2/25 (-1200) favorite going into the contest, while Maurice Hooker made his way into the ring at 13/2 (+650) with oddsmakers.

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Result

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Maurice

Hooker

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Round 1

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Hooker
Fight Finished Early

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