Photos: Vergil Ortiz, Michael McKinson – Face To Face at Final Presser
Golden Boy’s knockout sensation and the pleasure of Grand Prairie, Texas, Vergil Ortiz, Jr. (18-0, 18 KOs), and absolute best 10 ranked, undefeated welterweight contender Michael “The Problem” McKinson (22-0, 2 KOs) of Portsmouth, Great Britain hosted a press conference to talk about their upcoming combat on Saturday, August 6 at Dickies Area in Citadel Value, Texas that can flow into are living global, totally on DAZN.
At the press conference, it used to be as soon as offered that their 12-round combat can be an eliminator combat for the WBA Welterweight World Championship belt in addition to for Ortiz’s WBO World Welterweight Establish.
Plenty of of the card’s combatants moreover participated inside the press conference at the side of newly crowned WBC, WBA, and Ring Magazine Flyweight World Champion Marlen Esparza (12-1, 1 KOs), and her vital opponent, the WBA flyweight global championship challenger of Maracay, Venezuela Eva Guzman (19-1, 11 KOs).
Moreover in attendance, local fan-favorite Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (27-2-3, 18 KOs) exchanged some energetic words with Philadelphia’s Blair “The Flair” Cobbs (15-1-1, 10 KOs). Indio, CA’s Bektemir Melikuziev (9-1, 7 KOs) used to be as soon as onsite at the side of his opponent Sladan Janjanin (32-10, 24 KOs) and combatants featured on the undercard moreover took to the extent to speak about their upcoming bouts, at the side of: Floyd Schofield (10-0, 8 KOs), Alex Martin (17-4, 6 KOs), Carlos Nava (8-0, 5 KOs), and Figo Ramirez (1-0).