What channel is Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Maurice Hooker? Live stream info, start time, how to watch on ...

Vergil Ortiz Jr. has been asking for a tough test. He gets his wish on Saturday night as he takes on former junior welterweight champion Maurice Hooker from the Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, live on DAZN in 200 countries worldwide. 

The 22-year-old Ortiz has been like a buzzsaw in 16 fights, winning all of them via knockout. Not only does he get what he desired, he gets to do it 32 miles away from his hometown of Dallas. 

"I'm very happy to be fighting in front of my friends, family, and fans back at home again," Ortiz said in a press release. "Dickies Arena is a perfect sized venue, and it looks like it will be able to hold a substantial number of fans, so everybody needs to come out and support all the fighters. I'm really hyped for this fight.”

Hooker is moving up to now being a full-fledged welterweight after competing at a catchweight bout in his last bout, a first-round TKO over Uriel Perez in December 2019. "Mighty Mo" didn't want a tune-up and wanted a big name and he gets it in Ortiz. 

"I'm excited to be fighting so close to home where my family, friends, and hometown fans can come out and support my return to the ring," Hooker said. With Vergil and I both being from the Dallas area, this is a fight that had to happen in the DFW Metroplex. We are going to put on one hell of a show for all of our hometown fans on March 20 at Dickies Arena." 

Here's the information on how to watch Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Maurice Hooker.

Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Maurice Hooker fight date, start time

  • Date: Saturday, March 20
  • Time: 8 p.m. ET
  • Ortiz vs. Hooker main event (approx): 11 p.m. ET

The Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Maurice Hooker fight card takes place on Saturday, March 20 and kicks off at 9:00 p.m. ET. Ortiz and Hooker are expected to make their ringwalks at around 11pm ET, pending on the outcome of the undercard fights.

Can I watch Ortiz vs. Hooker on DAZN?

The March 20 card will stream live on DAZN in over 200 countries across the globe. You can sign up for a subscription here for as little as just £1.99 per month, depending on your location. If you are in Argentina, Chile and Colombia you must download from the Apple App Store or Android Google Play store.

What devices are supported on DAZN?

DAZN is available on web browsers at DAZN.com  (except Argentina, Chile and Colombia) and also has apps available for all of the following TV and streaming devices:

Mobile Devices TV & Streaming Devices Game Consoles
iPhone, iPad Amazon Fire TV Playstation 4, Pro
Android phones, tables Amazon Fire TV Stick Playstation 5
Amazon Fire tablet Android TV XBox One, One S
.. Apple TV XBox One X
.. Google Chromecast Xbox Series X | S
.. LG Smart TV, Smartcast ..
.. Panasonic Smart TV ..
.. Samsung Smart TV ..
.. Sony Smart TV ..

Where is the Ortiz vs. Hooker fight?

The event will be staged at the Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. The venue will be fully compliant with the latest COVID-19 pandemic guidelines.

Vergil Ortiz Jr. record and bio

  • Nationality: American
  • Born: March 25, 1998
  • Height: 5-10
  • Reach: 72 inches
  • Total fights: 16
  • Record: 16-0 with 16 knockouts

Maurice Hooker record and bio

  • Nationality: American
  • Born: August 7, 1989
  • Height: 5-11
  • Reach: 80 inches
  • Total fights: 31
  • Record: 27-1-3 with 18 knockouts

Vergil Ortiz vs. Maurice Hooker fight card

  • Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Maurice Hooker; Welterweight
  • Anabel Ortiz vs. Seniesa Estrada for Ortiz’s WBA Women’s Strawweight title
  • Luis Hernandez vs. Alex Martin; Junior Welterweight
  • George Rincon vs. Luis Solis; Junior Welterweight
  • Hector Valdez vs. Alberto Torres; Junior Featherweight
  • Tristan Kalkreuth vs. Dustin Long; Cruiserweight

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