Aug 06 2022
Saturday

Dickies Arena, Texas, United States

12 rounds contest @ Welterweight
18-0-0

est. ringwalk:

2022-08-07T02:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

US - Sat 9:00pm EST / UK - Sun 1:00am

22-0-0

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The tape

24
Age
28
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

TKO 8TKO 7KO 7KO 5TKO 6
Form
UD 10UD 10UD 10UD 10UD 10
18
Wins
22
18
By KO
2
100
KO%
9
0
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2014
60
Pro rounds
149

Current rankings @ Welterweight

5
The Ring
-
1
WBA
10
1
WBC
-
1
WBO
5
11
IBF
-

Vergil Ortiz Jr vs Michael McKinson preview

When is Ortiz Jr vs McKinson?

Vergil Ortiz Jr will fight Michael McKinson on Saturday 6th August 2022 at Dickies Arena in Texas.

The fight will take place over 12 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit will be 147 pounds (10.5 stone or 66.7 KG).

Ortiz Jr vs McKinson stats

Vergil Ortiz Jr steps into the ring with an undefeated record of 18 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Michael McKinson will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 22 wins and 0 draws, with 2 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Ortiz Jr has a massive power advantage over McKinson, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over McKinson's 9%.

Vergil Ortiz Jr is the younger man by 4 years, at 24 years old.

Ortiz Jr has a height advantage of 1 inch over McKinson. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.

Vergil Ortiz Jr fights out of the orthodox stance, while Michael McKinson is a southpaw.

Ortiz Jr is the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 1 year and 9 months later than McKinson, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 89 less professional rounds, 60 to McKinson's 149.

Vergil Ortiz Jr goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 11 by the IBF and 5 by the RING at welterweight.

Michael McKinson is currently ranked number 10 by the WBA and 5 by the WBO in the 147lb division.

Ortiz Jr vs McKinson form

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

In his last fight, he won against Egidijus Kavaliauskas on 14th August 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The Star, Frisco, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Maurice Hooker on 20th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Dickies Arena, Texas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Samuel Vargas on 24th July 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio.

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

He had won against Antonio Orozco on 10th August 2019 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Verizon Theatre, Texas.

McKinson remains undefeated as a professional.

In his last fight, he defeated Alex Martin on 19th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at USC Galen Center, California, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Przemyslaw Runowski on 14th August 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beat Chris Kongo on 27th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Europa Point Sports Complex, Gibraltar, Gibraltar.

Before that, he had won against Martin Harkin on 18th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Production Park Studios, Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

He had beat Luis Alberto Veron on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at York Hall, London.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Michael McKinson has been fighting more than Vergil Ortiz Jr.

Vergil Ortiz Jr last fought 10 months and 14 days ago, while Michael McKinson's last outing was 3 months and 9 days ago.

Ortiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 33 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.6 rounds on average.

McKinson's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.

What time does Ortiz Jr vs McKinson start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Dickies Arena, Texas, United States, which is around 3:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who is showing Ortiz Jr vs McKinson?

The DAZN show is expected to begin at 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST. The DAZN Global broadcast of the card is expected to start at 1:00 AM (BTS).

How do you stream Ortiz Jr vs McKinson?

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What are the odds on Ortiz Jr vs McKinson?

Michael McKinson is currently () to win the bout outright, while you can get () on Vergil Ortiz Jr if you fancy the incredible upset.

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Ortiz Jr vs McKinson tickets

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Dickies Arena, Texas

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Show open: TBA

Main event starts: 2am est

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