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Vergil Ortiz Jr Tops Live Event On DAZN Friday Night

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Vergil Ortiz Jr vs. Sammy Vargas is a 12-round fight for the WBA Gold Welterweight Title presented by Golden Boy.
The event is sponsored by Hennessy “Never Stop. Never Settle” and “BetOnline – Your Online Sportsbook Experts.”
The event will take place Friday, July 24 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino and will be streamed live exclusively on DAZN.
Vergil Ortiz Jr makes weight for his DAZN main event battle against Sammy Vargas.

On Thursday, July 23, Vergil Ortiz Jr. made weight and looked relaxed the day before his test versus Sammy Vargas. (Pictures by Tom Hogan)

About Michael Woods

Michael Woods

Editor/publisher Michael Woods became addicted to boxing in 1990, when Buster Douglas shocked the world with his demolition of the fearsome Mike Tyson. The Brooklyn-based journalist Woods has covered the sport since then, for ESPN The Magazine, ESPN.com, ESPN New York, RING, and he was editor of TheSweetScience.com from 2007-2015. Woods is also an accomplished blow by blow and color man, having done work for Top Rank, DiBella Entertainment, EPIX, and numerous other organizations.

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