Vergil Ortiz Jr vs Fredrick Lawson weigh-in video

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Making his ring return, undefeated Vergil Ortiz Jr goes up against Fredrick Lawson on Saturday, January 6 at The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. The pair squares off in the main event bout at super welterweight. A day before the fight show the athletes step on the scales to make it official.

The fighters must make the required 154-pound limit (70 kg). Ortiz Jr (19-0, 19 KOs) moves up a weight class and fights for the first time at super welterweight. Lawson (30-3, 22 KOs) previously fought at this weight twice. The contest is scheduled for 12 rounds.

In the co-main event, former two-time world title challenger Ismael Barroso (24-4-2, 22 KOs) faces Ohara Davies (25-2, 18 KOs) for the interim WBA super lightweight title. The bout is scheduled for 12 rounds.

Also on the card, Arnold Barboza Jr. (28-0, 10 KOs) takes on Xolisani Ndongeni (31-3, 18 KOs) at super lightweight. Raul Curiel (13-0, 11 KOs) defends his NABF welterweight title against Elias Diaz (12-1, 7 KOs). Johnny Canas (2-0, 1 KO) meets Jose Valenzuela Alvarado (2-11, 1 KOs) at super lightweight. Emiliano Gandara makes his pro debut against Isaac Matamoros (1-1) at super welterweight.

Get Ortiz vs Lawson full fight card and stay tuned for weights below.

Ortiz vs Lawson fight card

Vergil Ortiz Jr () vs. Fredrick Lawson (), 12 rounds, super welterweight
Ohara Davies () vs. Ismael Barroso (), 12 rounds, super lightweight – interim WBA super lightweight title
Johnny Canas () vs. Frank Brown (), 4 rounds, super lightweight
Arnold Barboza Jr (139.4) vs. Xolisani Ndongeni (139.2), 10 rounds, super lightweight
Raul Curiel (146.8) vs. Elias Diaz (146.2), 10 rounds, welterweight – Curiel’s NABF welterweight title
Emiliano Gandara (161.6) vs. Isaac Matamoros (164), 4 rounds, super middleweight

In the UK and Australia, the event airs live on Sunday, January 7.

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