Vergil Ortiz Jr. is back after an 18-month layoff

Vergil Ortiz Jr. is back after an 18-month layoff

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The champ is back where he feels comfortable and where people will certainly know his name.

My grandma is truly my number one fan, she’s been there since the beginning.”

The highly anticipated return of Vergil Ortiz Jr. after an 18-month layoff is set to take place this Saturday in Las Vegas. Ortiz Jr.’s won his last fight by (TKO) on August 6, 2022.

The Golden Boy Boxing event will feature Ortiz facing off against Frederick Lawson in the main event at The Theatre at Virgin Hotel & Casino.

Ortiz, known for his impressive boxing skills and knockout power, has been absent from the ring for over a year due to various circumstances. However, fans and boxing enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting his comeback, as he looks to continue his rise in the welterweight division.

The venue for this exciting showdown adds another layer of excitement to the event. The Theatre at Virgin Hotel in Las Vegas provides a vibrant and captivating atmosphere for spectators, ensuring an unforgettable experience for all those in attendance.

It’s worth noting that Frederick Lawson won his last fight by (UD) on April 29, 2023, adding further intrigue to this matchup. Both fighters will be looking to make a statement on Saturday night.

With all these elements coming together – from Ortiz’s return to the ring after a long hiatus to the prestigious location of The Theatre at Virgin Hotel – this event promises to be an exhilarating night of boxing that fans won’t want to miss.