By Miguel Maravilla
Welterweights Vergil Ortiz Jr. (15-0, 15 KOs) of Grand Prairie, Texas and Samuel Vargas (31-5-2, 14 KOs) of Bogota, Colombia held a press conference in Los Angeles to discuss their upcoming fight taking place Saturday March 28 at the Forum live on DAZN. Ortiz and Vargas will square off for the WBA Gold welterweight title.
“We don’t take anyone lightly. I work the hardest that’s the way we have to work with the Mamba mentality. Rest in Peace Kobe. Come March 28 it will be a very exciting fight. This fight come 3 days after my birthday, so I wont be eating cake. See you all out there,” Vergil Ortiz said.
“This is my time. I’m confident. It’s going to be a hell of a fight. Big venue calls for a big fight. Don’t miss it,” Sammy Vargas said.”
“Vergil is a contender now. Were looking for a big year. We are hoping to challenge for a world title but he has a big test in Sammy Vargas. He is a rough and tough veteran that has fought the best. This is going to be a big test,” VP of Golden Boy Promotions Eric Gomez said.
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