What didn’t occur two or three months back will get one more open door as Vergil Ortiz Jr. what’s more, Michael McKinson are set to meet on Saturday, Aug. 6, from Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. The fight card will air live and solely overall on DAZN.
Ortiz and McKinson were booked to go head to head in March. In any case, during battle week, Ortiz needed to bow out subsequent to being determined to have rhabdomyolysis. McKinson (22-0, 2 KOs) stayed on the show and crushed Alex Martin through consistent choice. The Brit is eager to get the open door that seemed to get past him.
“I’m getting what I merit,” McKinson said in an official statement. “I was ready to battle Ortiz, Jr. previously; presently, I have been given the open door again to demonstrate I am the most incredible in this division.”
“I’m glad that this battle has returned around for Mikey,” Eddie Hearn, McKinson’s advertiser said. “He endured dissatisfaction in March when Vergil was constrained out of the battle, yet because of a ton of difficult work surrounding, he had the option to battle in LA and accumulated important experience by making his US presentation and all that accompanies it – so there will be no curve balls for him in Fort Worth. Vergil is a remarkable warrior, perhaps of the best rising star in the game, however we accept Mikey has the style to cause him a ton of issues, and this could be his break-out night.”
Ortiz was most recently seen in the ring in an eighth-round TKO triumph against previous welterweight title challenger Egidijus “Mean Machine” Kavaliauskas in August 2021, which saw the 24-year-old’s will tried interestingly. He’s sound and prepared to show the boxing scene he’s prepared to go after his most memorable world title.
“I’m extremely glad to step once more into the ring once more,” Ortiz said. “Once more i’m prepared to show the world why I’m prepared for a world title.”
“Vergil Ortiz, Jr. is the most astonishing welterweight on the planet,” Oscar De La Hoya, Ortiz’s advertiser. “We are glad that he is back, solid, and feels 100%. Battling in his home state, I can’t imagine a superior way for him to get back in the saddle and put on one more extraordinary show for his fans. He is one stage away from testing any title holder, and he will demonstrate it on August 6.”