Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Maurice Hooker: Where to Watch, Livestream, Date, Time, and Undercard

Published 03/16/2021, 8:00 PM EDT


The stout welterweight prospect, Vergil Ortiz Jr, will enter the boxing ring this weekend. The undefeated pugilist will take on the toughest contender of his boxing career, Maurice Hooker, in a sheer 12-round war. This contest is guaranteed to provide absolute fireworks, as both the boxers are hungry to win and make their pathway to the summit of their division.

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Ortiz Jr. is an undeniable favorite in this bout as he holds an eye-catching 16-0 track record. Moreover, he’s finished every opponent to date with his intimidating power. This is predominantly why the 22-year-old will have the world’s attention in this dynamite battle.

On the flip side, his opponent, ‘Mighty Mo,’ is a true veteran of the sport. He’s fought enormous opponents and walking into this fight, he’ll employ his experience against the young gun.

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That said, here’s everything you need to know about this fight.

Where to watch Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs Maurice Hooker?

This fight will go live on the OTT platform, DAZN, and will get streamed in more than 200 countries and territories. If you reside in Argentina, Chile, or Columbia, you can download the DAZN app from the Apple app store or Android Google Play Store.

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Date, Location, and Time

This fight will take place on Saturday, March 20 at the Dickies Arena, in Fort Worth, Texas. Both Hooker and Ortiz Jr. are Texas natives, and this will be the first time they’ll compete at this venue.

The fight coverage will commence at 9 pm ET. But the main event will start around 11 pm ET. The overall timings will also depend on the length of earlier fights.

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Vergil Ortiz Jr vs Maurice Hooker – undercard 

  • Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Maurice Hooker (Welterweight)
  • Pablo Cesar Cano vs. Jonathan Navarro (Junior welterweight)
  • Anabel Ortiz vs. Seniesa Estrada (Women’s strawweight title)
  • Luis Hernandez vs. Alex Martin (Junior welterweight)
  • George Rincon vs. Luis Solis (Junior welterweight)
  • Hector Valdez vs. Alberto Torres (Junior featherweight)
  • Tristan Kalkreuth vs. Dustin Long (Cruiserweight)

Who do you think will come out on top in the main event? Can Vergil Ortiz Jr. finish Maurice Hooker to add another T/KO win to his decorated resume?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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