After being hospitalized with rhabdomyolysis, Vergil Ortiz Jr. is again in motion. The 24-year-old lastly takes on Michael McKinnon on Aug. 6. The combat will happen contained in the Dickies Area in Fort Value, Texas.
A Golden Gloves silver medalist in 2016, Ortiz made his professional debut that yr. He beat Antonio Orozco in 2019 to turn into the WBA Gold welterweight champion. In 2021, Ortiz confronted off in opposition to former champion Maurice Hooker. He beat him through TKO to win the WBO Worldwide welterweight title. His final combat was a TKO win in opposition to former welterweight title challenger Egidijus Kavaliauskas in August.
McKinson made his professional debut in 2014. He gained the WBO World welterweight title in March 2021 in opposition to Chris Kongo. “The Drawback” final fought in March, beating Alex Martin through unanimous resolution.
A combat between the 2 was initially scheduled for March 19 earlier than Ortiz was hospitalized. McKinson ended up going through Martin as an alternative.
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What time does Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Michael McKinson begin?
- Date: Saturday, Aug. 6
- Begin time: 8 p.m. ET
- Principal occasion: 11 p.m. ET (Roughly)
Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Michael McKinson takes place on Aug. 6. The principle card begins at 8 p.m. ET. The principle occasion ought to start round 11 p.m. ET, relying on how lengthy the undercard fights final.
Learn how to watch Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Michael McKinson
- TV channels/dwell stream: DAZN
The prelims and the principle card for Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Michael McKinson will probably be out there by way of the DAZN app.
Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Michael McKinson worth: How a lot does the cardboard price?
- DAZN month-to-month subscription: $19.99, $20 in Canada
- DAZN annual subscription: $99.99, $150 in Canada
To look at Ortiz vs. McKinson, you possibly can both pay for a DAZN month-to-month subscription ($19.99) or an annual subscription ($99.99). In Canada, a DAZN month-to-month subscription is $20, whereas an annual subscription is $150.
Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Michael McKinson combat card
- Vergil Ortiz Jr vs. Michael McKinson; Welterweights
- Marlen Esparza (c) vs. Eva Guzman for the WBC, WBA, and The Ring flyweight titles.
- Maurice Hooker vs. Blair Cobbs; Welterweights
- Bektemir Melikuziev vs. Sladan Janjanin; Tremendous-Middleweights