Videos: Fights to Watch Out For in July As The Matchups Start to Get Better as Boxing Ramps Up

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Top Rank returned to boxing from the bubble in Las Vegas and Mexico City in June under strict coronavirus compliance precautions. Golden Boy has announced that they intend to make their return in July. While the restrictions are still limiting the matchmaking in some capacity, there are several fights worth watching. My top 4 here: July 24 – Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs Samuel Vargas. Vergil Ortiz Jr is on the brink of becoming boxing’s next superstar. An impressive welterweight fighter who does everything right, Ortiz is hard-working, fundamentally sound and has explosive power. 15-0 with 15 knockouts, Ortiz has been challenged to step up, specifically in his last 3 fights (versus Mauricio Herrera, Antonio Orozco and Brad Solomon) and has risen to the occasion whenever his name is called. Samuel Vargas is 31-5 and would make a game opponent for most welterweights. His losses come to fighters like Errol Spence Jr., Danny Garcia and Amir Khan. Ortiz Jr. and Vargas were scheduled to fight in March of this year, but the fight was called off because of the coronavirus closures. It’s nice to see that these two are finally able to step in the ring. They will face off on...