Ortiz will challenge for a world title as he is set to fight undefeated world champion Stanionis.
Knockout specialist Vergil Ortiz Jr. challenges champion Eimantas Stanionis for the WBA Regular welterweight title on July 8 in Texas, broadcast live on DAZN .
The fighters will each be making their 2023 debuts in the match, as Ortiz (19-0-0, 19 KOs) was last in action in a victory over Michael McKinson in August while Stanionis hasn’t fought since winning the WBA title against Radzhab Butaev on April 16, 2022.
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Stanionis vs. Ortiz.
STANIONIS VS. ORTIZ FIGHT DATE, START TIME
- Date: Saturday, July 8
- Time: 7 p.m. ET / 12 a.m. BST
- Main event ringwalks (approx): 10 p.m. ET / 2 a.m. BST
The main card is set to get underway at 7 p.m. ET / 12 a.m. BST with the main event cagewalks scheduled for 10 p.m. ET / 2 a.m. BST. These timings could change due to the length of the undercard fights.
CAN I WATCH STANIONIS VS. ORTIZ ON DAZN?
However if you are in Argentina, Chile and Colombia you must download the DAZN app from the Apple App Store or Android Google Play store and then sign up from there, rather than via web browser.
WHAT DEVICES ARE SUPPORTED ON DAZN?
|MOBILE DEVICES||TV & STREAMING DEVICES||GAME CONSOLES|
|iPhone, iPad||Amazon Fire TV||Playstation 4|
|Android phones, tablets||Amazon Fire TV Stick||Playstation 5|
|Amazon Fire tablet||Android TV||XBox One|
|Apple TV||XBox Series X | S|
|LG Smart TV, Smartcast|
|Panasonic Smart TV|
|Samsung Smart TV|
|Sony Smart TV|
WHERE IS THE STANIONIS VS. ORTIZ FIGHT?
The 12-round championship showdown is set to take place at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.
EIMANTAS STANIONIS RECORD AND BIO
- Nationality: Lithuanian
- Date of birth: August 17, 1994
- Height: 5’8″
- Reach: 68″
- Total fights: 14
- Record: 14-0-0 (9 KOs)
VERGIL ORTIZ JR. RECORD AND BIO
- Nationality: American
- Date of birth: March 25, 1998
- Height: 5’10”
- Reach: 71″
- Total fights: 19
- Record: 19-0-0 (19 KOs)
EIMANTAS STANIONIS VS. VERGIL ORTIZ JR. FIGHT CARD
- Eimantas Stanionis vs. Vergil Ortiz Jr.; For Stanionis’ WBA Regular welterweight title