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RECAP: Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs Antonio Orozco weigh-ins

(photo: Golden Boy Promotions)

Neither main event fighter had trouble making the contracted welterweight limit

for Saturdays all action bout featuring hometown kid Vergil Ortiz Jr. and Antonio

Orozco at the weigh ins today. The fight takes place at The Theatre in Grand

Prairie Saturday August 10 th streamed only on DAZN.

Vergil Ortiz Jr. weighed in right at the 147lb limit. This marks his second fight in

the welterweight ranks after moving up from the 140lb division. His opponent,

Antonio “Relentless” Orozco came in comfortably at 146.75.

(photo: Golden Boy Promotions)

The Co-main event is a trilogy to settle it once and for all between Oscar Negrete

(18-2-1) and San Antonios Joshua “El Profesor” Franco (15-1-1). Their 10 round

bout takes place in the bantamweight division. Oscar Negrete weighed in at 117.5

lbs while Franco needed extra time to stay under the limit. Eventually coming in at


( spoke exclusively with Oscar Negrete.

Check out all the interviews from todays weigh ins on our

Facebook page: “Inside The Ring With Manny Marrero and Sean Hicks”)

Full weights.

Hector Tanajara Jr. 134.5 vs Ezequiel Avilez 134.25

Marcelino Lopez 142.25 vs Daniel Echeverria 142.75

Travell Mazion 153.2 vs Jeremy Ramos 153.25

(LongLiveBoxing spoke briefly with Travell Mazion)

Alex Rincon 154.5 vs Joel Guevara 152.25

(LongLiveBoxing chopped it up with Alex Rincon)

Hector Valdez 121.75 vs Rafael Delgado 121.75

George Rincon 139.6 vs Enrique Escobar 139.25

Tristan Kalkreuth 178.5 vs Kynndale Prather 168.5

Joshua Juarez 177 vs Emanuel Sanchez 171.75

Fights take place Saturday August 10 th , at The Theatre in Grand Prairie brought to

you by Golden Boy Promotions available exclusively on streaming app DAZN.

Tickets for Ortiz vs Orozco are on sale and priced at $125, $75, $50, and $30, plus

applicable taxes, fees and service charges. Tickets can be purchased at,, by phone at 888-9AXS-TIX (888-929-7849), and at

The Theatre at Grand Prairie Box Office.

Ortiz Orozco is a 12 round fight for the WBA Gold Welterweight Title presented by

Golden Boy promotions in association and sponsored by Tecate “THE OFFICIAL

BEER OF BOXING.” And Hennessey “Never Stop, Never Settle.” For more

information, visit www. and Follow on

Twitter @GoldenBoyBoxing and @DAZN_USA

  • Article Written By:

  • Manuel “Hopper” Dominguez

  • @ManuelDStayTru

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