Summer 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Super Welterweight
24-0-0
20-0-0

Belts on The Line

WBO World Junior Middleweight

The tape

29
Age
25
5' 9" / 174 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12KO 1TKO 9UD 12UD 12
Form
TKO 1TKO 9TKO 8TKO 7KO 7
24
Wins
20
17
By KO
20
71
KO%
100
0
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
0
Draws
0
2016
Debut
2016
129
Pro rounds
70

Current rankings @ Super Welterweight

1
The Ring
-
-
WBA
3
-
WBC
6
-
WBO
6
-
IBF
-

Tim Tszyu vs Vergil Ortiz Jr preview


When is Tszyu vs Ortiz Jr?

Tim Tszyu could potentially square off against Vergil Ortiz Jr in Summer 2024 in the United States.

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).

Tszyu vs Ortiz Jr stats

Tim Tszyu would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 24 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Vergil Ortiz Jr would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 20 wins and 0 draws, with 20 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Ortiz Jr would have a large advantage in power over Tszyu, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Tszyu's 71%.

Tim Tszyu is the older man by 4 years, at 29 years old.

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

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

Tszyu is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2016, 4 months later than Ortiz Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2016. He has fought 59 more professional rounds, 129 to Ortiz Jr's 70.

Tim Tszyu goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the RING at super welterweight.

Vergil Ortiz Jr is currently ranked number 3 by the WBA, 6 by the WBC and 6 by the WBO in the 154lb division.

Tszyu vs Ortiz Jr form

Tszyu remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Brian Mendoza on 15th October 2023 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Gold Coast, Australia.

Previous to that, he had defeated Carlos Ocampo on 18th June 2023 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBO Interim World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Gold Coast Convention Centre, Broadbeach.

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

Before that, he had won against Terrell Gausha on 26th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The Armory, Minneapolis, United States.

He had beat Takeshi Inoue on 17th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Qudos Bank Arena, New South Wales, Australia.

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

In his last fight, he defeated Fredrick Lawson on 6th January 2024 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had 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.

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

Before that, he had defeated Maurice Hooker on 20th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Dickies Arena, Texas.

He had beat Samuel Vargas on 24th July 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio.

Activity check

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

Tim Tszyu last fought 9 months and 5 days ago, while Vergil Ortiz Jr's last outing was 6 months and 14 days ago.

Tszyu's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

Ortiz Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

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