Vergil Ortiz jr is a boxer with good skills and power. So far in his career he has stopped all 12 of his opponents and has looked very powerful. Of course he hasn’t faced the best opposition and this is a big step up in class when he takes on Mauricio Herrera. Herrera is a quality fighter that has faced many of the top welterweight around and although he has lost 8 times, he has never been stopped. He is a veteran. Vergil Ortiz is expected to blow out Mauricio Herrera in this fight with a quick knockout as if he was fighting some journeyman. We don’t think that will be the case. There is good value in playing Vergil Ortiz to win by a decision as it pays 3/1. We do believe that Vergil Ortiz is the better fighter at this point. He will win most of the rounds. It is just that Herrera knows his way around the ring and how to survive. Vergil Ortiz will continue his climb and he will get through the challenge of Herrera. The pick is Vergil Ortiz jr to win.