Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Ortiz Jr vs Santillan?
Vergil Ortiz Jr could take on Giovani Santillan in Summer 2024 in the United States.
The fight would be scheduled for 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 Santillan 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.
Giovani Santillan would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 32 wins and 0 draws, with 17 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Ortiz Jr would have a massive power advantage over Santillan, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Santillan's 53%.
Vergil Ortiz Jr is the younger man by 6 years, at 25 years old.
Ortiz Jr has a height advantage of 2 inches over Santillan. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Vergil Ortiz Jr fights out of the orthodox stance, while Giovani Santillan is a southpaw.
Ortiz Jr is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2016, 4 year and 2 months later than Santillan, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 97 less professional rounds, 69 to Santillan's 166.
Vergil Ortiz Jr goes into the fight ranked number 3 by the RING at welterweight.
Giovani Santillan is currently ranked number 13 by the WBA, 5 by the WBO, 8 by the IBF and 5 by the RING in the 147lb division.
Ortiz Jr vs Santillan form
Ortiz Jr remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 won against Samuel Vargas on 24th July 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio.
He had beat Brad Solomon on 13th December 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Fantasy Springs Casino, California.
Santillan remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Alexis Rocha on 21st October 2023 by knockout in the 6th round at Kia Forum, Inglewood, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Erick Bone on 22nd July 2023 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Firelake Arena, Shawnee.
Going into that contest, he had won against Julio Luna Avila on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Pechanga Arena, San Diego.
Before that, he had defeated Jeovanis Barraza on 9th April 2022 by knockout in the 7th round at The Hangar, California.
He had beat Angel Ruiz on 15th October 2021 by unanimous decision at Pechanga Arena, California.
In terms of recent activity, Giovani Santillan has been fighting more than Vergil Ortiz Jr.
Vergil Ortiz Jr last fought 1 year, 9 months and 5 days ago, while Giovani Santillan's last outing was 6 months and 20 days ago.
Ortiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
Santillan's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
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