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Full undercard for Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Fredrick Lawson: fight time, live stream, more for junior middleweight bout

Vergil Ortiz Jr. and Fredrick Lawson are set to face off in a junior middleweight bout on Saturday, January 6. We break down when the fight starts and how to watch the full card.

Vergil Ortiz Jr v Michael McKinson Photo by Cris Esqueda/Golden Boy/Getty Images

Unbeaten WBO International welterweight champion Vergil Ortiz Jr. (19-0, 19 KOs) makes his highly anticipated return to the ring against Fredrick Lawson (30-3, 22 KOs) this Saturday, January 6. The bout will stream on DAZN live from the The Theatre at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas.

How to watch Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Fredrick Lawson

The Ortiz Jr.-Lawson main card gets going at 8 p.m. ET, as main event ringwalks are expected around 11 p.m. ET, depending on the length of the undercard.

This card will stream on DAZN, in order to live stream it, you’ll need a subscription to DAZN.

Fighter history

Ortiz Jr. is making his debut at 154 pounds after a near two-year hiatus away from the sport. The 25-year-old out of Texas suffered from a serious illness throughout 2023. His last bout was on August 6, 2022, a 9th-round TKO win over Michael McKinson. When healthy he possesses serious punching power and an effective 100% knockout rate.

Lawson enters with over 13 years of professional experience and has won his last two fights. The 33-year-old fights out of Ghana with 22 knockout wins on his resume. In his last bout he defeated Estevan Villalobos by unanimous decision in April 2023.

Fight odds

Ortiz Jr. is an overwhelming betting favorite with -2500 odds to win, Lawson enter as a +1200 underdog according to Draftkings Sportsbook. The favored method of victory is Ortiz Jr. by KO (-750).

Full card for Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Fredrick Lawson

  • Main event: Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Fredrick Lawson, 12 rounds, junior middleweight
  • Ohara Davies vs. Ismael Barroso, 12 rounds, for the vacant WBA interim junior welterweight title
  • Arnold Barbosa Jr. vs. Xolisani Ndongeni, 10 rounds, junior welterweight
  • Raul Curiel vs. Elias Diaz, 10 rounds, welterweight