Vergil ortiz think that Golden Boy Promotions will have more time to think about his other fighters now that Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez is no longer in the company.
“I feel that we are in a very good position. I am very sad about the departure of Canelo“, said Ortíz to Boxing Scene. “I’m going to miss fighting on their cards. But it will give us many more opportunities. (Golden boy) will have more time to think about us (the young prospects) ”.
Vergil ortiz, one of the best prospects in boxing today is aware of the status he has earned Canelo in the boxing industry, and therefore the attention he gave Golden Boy Promotions to Saul.
“Canelo It is the gold mine of sport ”, he acknowledges Ortíz. “So Golden boy he wanted to deal with him first. I understand that. I would think the same and want them to take care of me. So now we are the ones at the top and they are going to want to take care of us. The attention is on us now. They want to build us (as stars) ”.
Vergil had a dream year 2019, with four high-level victories where he was able to show what he is made of. They were knockouts before Jesus Valdez in five episodes, Mauricio Herrera in three rounds, Antonio Orozco in six rounds and finally against Brad Solomon in just five rounds.
The year 2020 would start very well for the prospect. Defeated the experienced world challenger, the Colombian Samuel Vargas, in July by knockout in just seven rounds.
Ortíz has been clear and wants to face the best. Now that the Canelo Alvarez is not in the ranks of Golden Boy Promotions, has the support of the promoter of Oscar de la hoya to carry out the most important fights in his career. Vergil He has even taken a step forward and said that he would like to fight against rivals like Keith Thurman Jr, Errol Spence Jr, Danny García and even the Cuban Yordenis ugas.