Vergil Ortíz Jr think that in case of facing Terence crawford, the fight would go the distance and would not end in a knockout like all bouts of Vergil.
“I don’t think I can knock out Terence crawford if we fight ”, he declared Vergil Ortíz in an interview with Boxing Scene after stopping Maurice hooker in the sixth round on Saturday March 20. “If we end up fighting, he will probably go the distance in a great, competitive fight.”
Crawford He is a 147-pound WBO champion and his last fight was in November 2020 against Kell brook, whom he knocked out in the fourth round. He is currently waiting for his next rival, after names like Manny pacquiao, Mikey Garcia Y Errol Spence Jr.
For its part, Ortíz Jr he beat last Saturday Hooker to become the international champion of the welterweight division by the OMB. At the end of the fight, he challenged Crawford.
“Let’s make the fight possible,” he asked. Vergil, who turns 23 this week and improved his professional record to 17-0 with all by way of knockout. “I am more than ready. There is no one who is willing to face it. I’m ready”.
In the evening starring Ortíz Y Hooker, Crawford spoke of unifying the belts against Errol spence, who is a welterweight champion of the CMB Y FIB. But Terence He affirmed that this combat is buried for him.
Terence crawford became the 147-pound world champion on June 9, 2018 by knocking out in the ninth round Jeff Horn. Since then he has made four successful defenses and has all knocked them out.