Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Samuel Vargas fight card. The California State Athletic Commission is shutting down all combat sports events, which includes the Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Samuel Vargas card. Also affected: GBP’s Hollywood show one week from today. The most significant combat sports event affected was the March 28 card at The Forum in Inglewood between Vergil Ortiz Jr. and Samuel Vargas. Steven Muehlhausen twitter . ET. Gavin Newsom recommended that gatherings of over 250 people should be canceled. facebook twitter whatsapp (Tom Hogan/Golden Boy) The California State Athletic Commission is shutting down all combat sports events, which includes the Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Samuel Vargas card. There were no high profile MMA shows on the docket for the month.
Ortiz Jr. vs. Vargas took place Friday, July 24, 2020 with 5 fights at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California . On Wednesday, California Gov. No big MMA events will be affected, but a Golden Boy boxing event March 28 at The Forum headlined by... https://t.co/3MNCyjnYa5, Source: The California State Athletic Commission has suspended all combat sporting events for the month of March, cancelling Golden Boy’s March 29 DAZN show at The Forum featuring Vergil Ortiz Jr.-Samuel Vargas. “This morning, we were informed by the California State Athletic Commission that all combative sports events have been cancelled for the month of March due to concerns regarding COVID-19,” Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy said in a press release on the cancelations. Vargas (31-5-2, 14 KOs) would have been searching for a signature win after coming up short in bouts against Luis Collazo, Amir Khan, Danny Garcia and Errol Spence Jr. As of Thursday morning, there have been 1,323 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, along with 38 deaths, in the United States. Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Samuel Vargas: Complete fight card.
ET. Ortiz (15-0, 15 KOs) was looking to inch closer to a world title shot after a banner 2019 saw him win four times with all fights ending inside of the distance. The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) has canceled all combat sports events through the end of March, per executive officer Andy Foster. April 6, 2020 8:42 AM. The sports world has been put to a standstill due to the coronavirus outbreak that has seen the NBA, NHL and MLS suspend their seasons and conference tournaments in college basketball being canceled. Highly regarded welterweight Vergil Ortiz will face veteran Samuel Vargas on July 24 in Golden Boy's first fight card since the coronavirus pandemic put …
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