Ortiz Jr vs Hooker

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  • Ortiz Jr vs Hooker
  • 16-0-0 27-1-3
  • Potential : Saturday 27th March 2021
  • Dallas, Texas, USA
  • 12 Round Contest @ Welterweight
  • TKO 5KO 3TKO 6KO 5KO 7 < form SD 12TKO 7UD 12TKO 6KO 1 <
  • Tape
  • 22 age 31
  • 5' 10" / 178cm height 5' 11" / 180cm
  • 70.1" / 178cm reach 79.9" / 203cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 16 wins 27
  • 16 by ko 18
  • 100% Ko% 67%
  • 0 Losses 1
  • 0 Stopped 1
  • 0 draws 3
  • 2016 Debut 2011
  • 45 Pro rds 141
  • current rankings @ Welterweight
  • The Ring
  • WBA
  • 5 WBC
  • 2 WBO
  • IBF 8

Ortiz Jr vs Hooker Info

Vergil Ortiz Jr could take on Maurice Hooker in Saturday 27th March 2021 in Dallas, Texas.

The fight would be contested 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 Hooker stats

Vergil Ortiz Jr would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 16 wins and zero loses, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Maurice Hooker would make his way to the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 3 draws, with 18 of those wins 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%.

Vergil Ortiz Jr is the younger man by 9 years, at 22 years old.

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

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

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

Vergil Ortiz Jr goes into the fight ranked number 5 by the WBC and 2 by the WBO in the 147lb division.

Maurice Hooker is currently ranked number 8 by the IBF in the 147lb division.

Ortiz Jr vs Hooker form

Ortiz Jr remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent 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 won against Antonio Orozco on 10th August 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Verizon Theatre, Texas.

Before that, he had beat 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.

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

In his last fight, he won against 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 won against 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 defeated 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 beat Terry Flanagan on 9th June 2018 by split decision in their WBO World Junior Welterweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Activity check

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

Vergil Ortiz Jr last fought 5 months and 28 days ago, while Maurice Hooker's last outing was 1 year 1 month and 1 day ago.

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.

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.

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