Oscar de la hoya, President of Golden Boy Promotions, he assured that he wants Vergil Ortíz in front of Terence crawford in the AT&T Stadium, House of Dallas cowboys, next year.
“I am going to speak personally to Jerry jones (owner of the Cowboys) Y Crawford so we can hold this fight in the Dallas Cowboys Stadium”, He said in an interview with Dallas news. “It would be huge.”
This Saturday, August 14, the one of Mexican descent will face Egidijus Kavaliauskas for the international welterweight belt of the OMB in Frisco, Texas.
For its part, Terence is in negotiations with Shawn porter, mandatory challenger for the OMB, and soon they have to reach an agreement or the contest will go to auction.
In March of this year, Vergil defeated Maurice hooker by knockout in the seventh round to accumulate 17 victories with the same number of completions via chloroform.
Since that confrontation, Ortíz began to mention Terence crawford as the one he wanted his next opponent to be, but the American champion said he wanted to wait longer to fight with Vergil.
“I have eyes on every boxer on the outside,” he replied. From the pot
about Kavaliauskas. “When he had that awesome outing with Crawford, it was one of those things where I said to myself, ‘yeah Vergil could face it, it would be the best experience that Vergil I might have before I fight Crawford‘. And here we are ”.
In search of the knockout
Vergil Ortíz, who is 23 years old, has caused a sensation because of the power he has in his fists and that has caused him to finish all his opponents.
About, Oscar de la hoya He talked about if he can’t win by chloroform, Vergil needs a strong performance.
“This is the pressure that Vergil he has to add those knockouts and have a perfect record, it has been impressive, “said the promoter. “If you don’t get the knockout, then you have to surprise because if you look up to par and don’t do the right job, you will have all the criticism. If you don’t get the knockout, then you win by impressing. A victory over Egidijus would put us on the line for a chance with Terence crawford”.