Vergil Ortiz Jr. knocks out Dulorme with a brutal hook to the liver and sends a warning to Tim Tszyu – La Opinion

Vergil Ortiz Jr. knocks out Dulorme with a brutal hook to the liver and sends a warning to Tim Tszyu – La Opinion


Vergil Ortiz Jr. demonstrated his power by knock out Thomas Dulorme in the first round with a brutal hook to the liver last Saturday at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California, to remain undefeated and sent a warning to his next rival Tim Tszyu.

The Mexican-American at the beginning of the round was a little imprecise with his punches, while the Cuban was aggressive and worked technical boxing. After trying several times, Ortiz Jr. landed a perfect body shot that made Dulorme fall in pain on the canvas at 2:39 of the first round and could not recover.

In the interview in the ring after the fight, Vergil Ortiz Jr. commented that upon hearing the sound of the blow and seeing the way the Cuban fighter fell he knew that the fight was over. After confirming his fight with Tszyu for August in Los Angeles, The Mexican-American assured that he is ready for this new challenge in which the interim 154-pound belt will be at stake. of the World Boxing Association (WBA).

“He came with everything. I can’t explain how I know when to land a shot like that, I can just feel it. He knew it was over, he made a sound and the way he fell. We faced each other about 7 years ago and many things have changed. I was a child back then. It is an honor to share the ring with him. I feel like everything is where it needs to be. I know you’re watching this fight, Tim Tszyu. I just know I’m ready! I just want to fight the best. I don’t know why, they bring me opponents and I knock them out,” he declared.

Vergil Ortiz Jr., 24, will now seek to become world champion against Tim Tszyu in the historic boxing event called Riyah Season Card, which will take place at the BMO Stadium in Los Angeles. The Mexican American boxer maintains his undefeated record after 21 fights, all won by knockout in his professional career.

José Ramírez debuts in Golden Boy with victory

After more than a year of absence from the ring, José Ramírez and defeated Rances Barthelemy by unanimous decision. The American fighter dominated the fight from start to finish and shook off the cobwebs to impress the judges who favored him on the scorecards of 119-109, 119-109 and 118-110.

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José Ramírez returned with a dominant victory in his first fight with Óscar de la Hoya’s promotion. Photo Courtesy: Cris Esqueda/Golden Boy Promotions.

“I felt great walking in, too excited. I showed some good skills. I dominated most of the rounds. There was only one round where he could have gotten a knockdown, but for much of the fight he didn’t throw many punches and got too excited. I think that was my mistake in getting distracted at that point in the round and keeping him in the fight. Overall, I’m grateful to have gotten the win.”he declared.

José Ramírez, 31, was a unified super lightweight champion and now wants to become a two-division champion with the help of Golden Boy Promotions. The American He has a record of 29 victories (18 by knockout) and one setback in his professional career.

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