VS
Late 2024
Potentially

BMO Stadium, Los Angeles, United States

Potential contest @ Super Welterweight
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24-1-0

The tape

26
Age
29
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 9" / 174 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

KO 1TKO 1TKO 9TKO 8TKO 7
Form
SD 12UD 12KO 1TKO 9UD 12
21
Wins
24
21
By KO
17
100
KO%
71
0
Losses
1
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2016
71
Pro rounds
141

Current rankings @ Super Welterweight

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The Ring
2
1
WBA
5
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WBC
-
2
WBO
1
-
IBF
4

Vergil Ortiz Jr vs Tim Tszyu preview


When is Ortiz Jr vs Tszyu?

Vergil Ortiz Jr could potentially square off against Tim Tszyu in late 2024 at BMO Stadium, Los Angeles.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 kg).

Ortiz Jr vs Tszyu stats

Vergil Ortiz Jr would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 21 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Tim Tszyu would make his way to the ring with a record of 24 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 17 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggest Ortiz Jr would have a large advantage in power over Tszyu, boasting a 100% knockout percentage compared to Tszyu's 71%.

Vergil Ortiz Jr is the younger man by 3 years, at 26 years old.

Ortiz Jr has a height advantage of 1 inch over Tszyu. Despite this, Tszyu has a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Vergil Ortiz Jr and Tim Tszyu fight out of an orthodox stance.

Ortiz Jr is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 4 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2016, 4 months earlier than Tszyu, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 70 fewer professional rounds, totaling 71 compared to Tszyu's 141.

Vergil Ortiz Jr goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA, and 2 by the WBO at super welterweight.

Tim Tszyu is currently ranked number 5 by the WBA, 1 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF, and 2 by The Ring in the 154lb division.

Ortiz Jr vs Tszyu form

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

In his last fight, he defeated Thomas Dulorme on April 27, 2024, by knockout in the 1st round at Save Mart Arena, Fresno, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Fredrick Lawson on January 6, 2024, by technical knockout in the 1st round at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Michael McKinson on August 6, 2022, by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Welterweight eliminator fight at Dickies Arena, Texas.

Before that, he had won against Egidijus Kavaliauskas on August 14, 2021, by technical knockout in the 8th round at The Star, Frisco.

He had beaten Maurice Hooker on March 20, 2021, by technical knockout in the 7th round at Dickies Arena, Texas.

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

In his last fight, he lost to Sebastian Fundora on March 30, 2024, by split decision in their WBO World Junior Middleweight and WBC World Super Welterweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Brian Mendoza on October 15, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Gold Coast, Australia.

Going into that contest, he had won against Carlos Ocampo on June 18, 2023, by knockout in the 1st round in their WBO Interim World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Broadbeach.

Before that, he had defeated Tony Harrison on March 11, 2023, by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBO Interim World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney.

He had beaten Terrell Gausha on March 26, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Armory, Minneapolis, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Tim Tszyu has been fighting more than Vergil Ortiz Jr.

Vergil Ortiz Jr last fought 6 months and 13 days ago, while Tim Tszyu's last outing was 7 months and 10 days ago.

Ortiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 20 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 8 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 26 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5.2 rounds on average.

Tszyu's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

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