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Stanionis vs Ortiz Gets New Date!

(January 25th) The WBA secondary welterweight titleholder Eimantas Stanionis has recovered following an emergency appendectomy in early January, which forced him to postpone the mandatory defense against Vergil Ortiz Jr.

 

Originally scheduled for March 18th it has been announced Eimantas Stanionis and Vergil Ortiz Jr. will now headline a Golden Boy on DAZN card, on April 29th with the fight still planned to be held at a venue in the Dallas area.

 

The winner of the Stanionis and Ortiz Jr. bout will become the mandatory to WBA “Super” titleholder Errol Spence Jr. who is tentatively scheduled to take on WBC mandatory challenger and former unified titlist Keith “One Time” Thurman sometime this spring.

 

Kaunas, Lithuania’s 28 year old, Stanionis, 14-0, 9Ko’s comes in off a WBA World Welterweight title claiming twelve round split decision over California based Russian Radzhab “No Mercy” Butaev in April.

 

Grand Prairie, Texas, 24 year old, boxer / puncher, Ortiz, 19-0, 19Ko’s enters off an his second successful WBO International Welterweight title defense August 6th, stopping Portsmouth, United Kingdom’s previously unbeaten Michael McKinson in nine rounds.

 

About DAZN Group
DAZN Group is one of the fastest growing sports media companies in the world. Headquartered in the UK and with employees in over 25 countries, our businesses touch every aspect of the way fans engage with sports; from production, through to content distribution and commercialisation. DAZN Group is home to DAZN, the leading global sport destination, as well as the popular sport portal, DAZN News. DAZN is leading the charge to give sports fans around the world access to sport anytime, anywhere. DAZN guarantees affordable access on most connected devices including smart TVs, set-top boxes, streaming sticks, smartphones, tablets, PCs and game consoles. DAZN is now live in more than 200 countries and territories after first launching in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan in 2016.

 

ABOUT GOLDEN BOY:

Los Angeles-based Golden Boy was established in 2002 by Oscar De La Hoya, the first Hispanic to own a national boxing promotional company. Golden Boy is a media and entertainment brand committed to making fighting entertainment more accessible and affordable. The company’s in-house production team develops creative original programming, holds the exclusive rights to top boxers, and has promoted some of the biggest and highest-grossing events in the history of the sport. Now, Golden Boy is one of the most successful boxing entertainment companies in the world and shapes the future of boxing for fighters and fans alike.

Vergil Ortiz Jr vs Eimantas Stanionis Postponed!

(January 7th) Due to Kaunas, Lithuania's, Eimantas Stanionis undergoing emergency appendectomy surgery on Friday, his March 18th mandatory WBA World Welterweight title defense versus Grand Prairie, Texas, Vergil Ortiz Jr. scheduled to be streamed on DAZN has been postponed.

 

The winner between the 28-year-old, Stanionis, 14-0, 9Ko’s and the 24-year-old, Ortiz, 19-0, 19Ko’s of Grand Prairie, Texas, would have been mandated face Desoto, Texas, WBA “Super” titleholder Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr.

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