Rising star Ortiz Jr. stops veteran Orozco in six

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    Vergil Ortiz continued his ascension as one of boxing's young rising stars by stopping the experienced Antonio Orozco in the sixth round in front of his hometown fans in Grand Prairie, Texas on Saturday.

    This matchup for the 21-year-old Ortiz (14-0, 14 KOs) was considered a legitimate step up, given that Orozco (28-2, 17 KOs) was a junior welterweight contender for years and last September gave unified 140-pound champion Jose Ramirez all he could handle over 12 back-and-forth rounds.

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