New July 8 Date Set For Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Eimantas
Stanionis World Championship Clash
A new date has been set for the highly anticipated clash
between undefeated knockout sensation Vergil Ortiz, Jr.
(19-0, 19 KOs) of Grand Prairie, Texas and World Champion
Eimantas Stanionis (14-0, 9 KOs) of Kaunas, Lithuania for
Stanionis’ WBA Regular Welterweight Title. Originally
scheduled for April 29, the bout was postponed after Ortiz,
Jr. suffered a rhabdomyolysis flare-up due to long COVID.
The 12-round championship showdown will now take place at
AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas on July 8 and will be
broadcast worldwide exclusively on DAZN.
Media interested in covering the fight can apply for a
credential by clicking HERE. Credential applications are due
by June 30, 2023.
More information on the card will be shared in the coming