Vergil ortiz jr vs maurice hooker- five things you should know 

Vergil ortiz jr is considered one of the brightest prospects in boxing right now. ahead of his WBO welterweight title fight against Maurice hooker, we share a few things you must know about the fight

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In 16 professional fights, Ortiz has gone past round three only four times. And has never gone past round seven in his career

A deadly finisher 

Credits: YouTube/ Golden Boy Boxing 

It is widely accepted that if Ortiz can beat hooker in dominant fashion Terence Crawford would be next for him

A stepping stone 

The fight against Hooker will be for the vacant WBO intercontinental title. Ortiz is currently the WBA gold welterweight title holder so this will be his second belt in boxing

Second belt for Ortiz 

Ortiz is only 22 and has not faced the kind of opposition Hooker has in his career. Hooker has faced the likes of Jose Ramirez

Maurice Hooker is a battle tested opponent 

Hooker has only one loss in his resume. If he is able to derail the Vergil Ortiz Jr hype train it would benefit him immensely

A big test for Maurice Hooker

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