Golden Boy outcomes: Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker | FightBookMMA


FORT WORTH, TEXAS: Golden Boy Boxing returns tonight as Vergil Ortiz Jr. (16-0, 16 KOs) and Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (27-1-3, 19 KOs) face off in a 12-round battle for the WBO Worldwide Welterweight Title at Dickies Area in Fort Value, Texas. The principle card will probably be streamed dwell worldwide on DAZN. The undercard is streaming dwell now on Fb. FightBook MMA could have your official outcomes under.

Vergil Ortiz: “I thanked Maurice Hooker for giving me this chance. He didn’t must take this struggle, so I give him props. I felt like I did fairly good. There’s at all times room for enchancment. I might have completed quite a lot of issues higher. Hooker confirmed me that he’s sturdy. He can undoubtedly take a punch. He was sensible. He was making an attempt to throw round my guard. However I simply knew what to do. The sport plan was to sluggish him down. I knew he was going to need to field. I knew he wouldn’t need to keep inside. I neutralized his plans. I did suppose I might go the space sooner or later within the struggle. However, to be sincere the pinnacle photographs weren’t hurting him. He can take a punch. That’s after I began investing into the physique. This win offers me extra confidence. I consider in myself much more now than ever that I’m prepared for a world title. I might love the chance to struggle Terence Crawford. If I get any alternative, I might take it. I don’t care if I’m prepared or not; I would like that struggle.”

Seniesa Estrada: “This can be a dream come true. That is precisely how I pictured it successful a world title after I was 7 years outdated. I used to be on a world platform on DAZN and a fought an excellent champion. I did it with Golden Boy. That’s precisely how I pictured it as a little bit woman. I feel I did nice. I adopted the sport plan. We knew that Ortiz can be a sturdy opponent. She takes everybody the space. However no person had ever put her ever put her down like that or made her face like that, so I’m glad I did that.”

Maurice Hooker: “It was a very good struggle. I had been off for a yr. Vergil is a good fighter. I take my hat off to him. Everybody in Dallas gained. I had been out of the ring for a yr and a half. I needed to climate the storm of the primary few rounds and get my rhythm. He’s a very good fighter. Vergil is younger and up-and-coming.  However there are ranges to this. He’s good. However he’s not prepared for Terence Crawford. To be prepared, he wants to only preserve constructing himself up. He will probably be a world champ sometime.

Most important Card:

  • Vergil Ortiz def. Maurice Hooker by TKO in Spherical 7, 0:36); welterweights
  • Seniesa Estrada def. Anabel Ortiz by unanimous resolution (100-89, 100-89, 99-90) to change into WBA ladies’s minimumweight title
  • Marcelino Lopez def. Jairo Lopez by fifth-round KO; Welterweight
  • Tristan Kalkreuth def. Dustin Lengthy by first-round KO; Cruiserweight

Undercard:

Cruiserweight prospect Tristan Kalkreuth (8-0, 6 KOs) of Duncanville, Texas scored a first-round knockout win in opposition to Dustin Lengthy (4-2-2, 4 KOs) of Johnston Metropolis, Tennessee in a scheduled six-rounder. Kalkreuth ended issues at 1:18 of the aforementioned spherical.

Alex Martin (15-4, 6 KOs) of Chicago, Illinois scored an upset 10-round unanimous resolution win in opposition to beforehand undefeated contender Luis Hernandez (21-1, 19 KOs) of Chihuahua, Mexico to seize the WBC Continental Americas Tremendous Light-weight Title.

George Rincon (11-0, 7 KOs) of Dallas, Texas defeated Luis Solis (25-12-4, 21 KOs) of Merida, Mexico through eight-round resolution in an excellent light-weight bout. Rincon gained with two scores of 80-71 and one rating of 79-72.

Tremendous bantamweight prospect Hector Valdez (14-0, 8 KOs) of Dallas, Texas scored an eight-round unanimous resolution victory in opposition to Alberto Torres (11-4-3, 4 KOs) of Sacramento, California. Valdez gained with two scores of 78-74 and one rating of 79-73.

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