Worcester, Mass’s own Jamaine Ortiz (14-0, 8KOs) might not be a household name at 135 lbs., but he is hopeful that by the end of the year that will change. Highly touted undefeated lightweight prospect Jamaine “The Technician” Ortiz, is looking to become Worcester’s first-born world champion within the next two years.
Quick Facts and Information on Jamaine Ortiz
|Born||April 26, 1996|
|Nick Name||The Technician|
|Address||Worcester, Massachusetts, USA|
|Pro Boxing Record||14-0-0 (win-Loss-Draw)|
|Weight class||Light Weight|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches/1.76m|
|Weight||135 lbs./61 kgs|
|Social Media||Facebook, Instagram, Twitter|
|Education||Doherty High School
Worcester State University
Jamaine Ortiz Career
Ortiz won two New England championships and was a 2015 National Golden Gloves silver medalist. He reached the semi-finals of the Olympic trials in 2016. During his amateur career, Ortiz fought several top young fighters.
Moreover, he gained invaluable experience sparring with former World Boxing Association world super featherweight champion Javier Fortuna Ortiz’s success at the professional level comes as no surprise considering that he had a heavily decorated amateur career, which included an impressive 100-14 record and culminated with him reaching the semifinals of the 2016 United States Olympic Trials. He was one fight away from making the United States Olympic Boxing Team in Nevada, however, he lost to Gary Russell (15-0, 11 KOs in the paid ranks).
Moreover, he was a seven-time Golden Gloves National finalists, which included a silver medal at the 2015 National Golden Gloves Tournament and back-to-back gold medals at the New England Tournament of Champions in 2015 and 2016.
Jamaine Ortiz Victory Against Sulaiman Segawa
Round 1: Segawa starts with some long jabs, but Ortiz fires off a series of hard jabs in return. Ortiz lands a solid straight left after Ortiz gets in a nice combination.
Round 2: Both men are letting their hands go in the second round and this has been a good fight so far.
Round 3: Ortiz lands a few more good right hooks, but he does allow himself to be backed into the ropes often enough to keep Segawa in the fight. Big end to the round for Ortiz as he lands basically everything he throws.
Round 4: Segawa blasts Ortiz hard early in the round, scoring two of his best punches of the fight. Ortiz is back in control, landing the jab and a few hooks and slowing Segawa’s early momentum. Jamaine begins to dance with his hands down, tagging Segawa with hard jabs. Ortiz again lands hard at the end of the round.
Round 5: Segawa blasts Ortiz hard early in the round, scoring two of his best punches of the fight. Ortiz is back in control, landing the jab and a few hooks and slowing Segawa’s early momentum.
Round 6: Segawa gets off with a jab, but Ortiz fires a hook to back Segawa off on the entry. Ortiz eats a jab and an uppercut and Segawa may be losing the fight, but he isn’t making it easy. Ortiz steps around after a jab and cracks with an overhand in a nifty bit of footwork.
Round 7: Ortiz lands a series of heavy uppercuts and Segawa roars back with a hook only to be met with an Ortiz right hand. Big shot to the body from Ortiz and Segawa takes a few steps backward and takes a knee. He gets up, but Ortiz stalks and then unloads with a series of uppercuts as Segawa is against the ropes and this one is over! Official result: Jamaine Ortiz def. Sulaiman Segawa via TKO, Round 7
Jamaine Ortiz Wife, Children
Outside of boxing, Ortiz’s pride and joy is his daughter, 3-year-old Amira.“That’s one thing that puts a real smile on my face,” he conceded. “She makes me happy. Times like this, she’s growing up, she shows me more love. I can see what she wants and what she needs of me.”
Jamaine has not yet disclosed anything regarding his wife on his social media platforms.
Jamaine Ortiz Social Media
Ortiz is active on Facebook, Instagram as well as Twitter. He regularly keeps his fans up to date about what is going on in his life. He mainly uploads pictures of him training and sparing. It looks like Jamaine loves fishing and playing basketball. On Instagram, he has over 8000 followers and on Facebook, he has just over 900 followers, whereas he opened his Twitter account in October of 2019 and has just 45 followers. It looks like he enjoys Instagram more than Facebook and Twitter
Jamaine Ortiz Net Worth, Salary
The 24-year-old Ortiz, who is looking at fighters who have increased their earning potential via social media analytics, numbers, data all that nerd stuff, and get highly coveted objects of commercial wealth is now partnering with a social media marketing team in hopes of building himself up in the sport of boxing.
Teaming up with Break Media getting videos out and letting people know who Jamaine Ortiz is,” Ortiz said about his decision to venture into getting a marketing group to help with his career. Jamaine has a very impressive career by far, and he earns a good amount from it. Currently, this 24 years old beast, Jamaine Ortiz is estimated to have a net worth of around $1.5 Million. Seems like the sky is the limit for this young man and he will definitely do wonders in the future.
Jamaine Ortiz Age, Birthday, Family
Born on April 26, 1996, Jamaine is now 24 years old. Ortiz, who is of Puerto Rican and Dominican descent, was born and raised in Worcester, MA, and is one of seven children. His father passed away when he was 15.
At an early age, Ortiz visited a local boxing gym, which helped him learn a level of discipline.
“I got in some fights as a kid, nothing serious, but my life changed at seven when I first went to the Worcester Boys & Girls Club,” he said. “That’s where I learned how to box, and I’ve been going there ever since.
Away from boxing he has a three-year-old daughter and worked a day job as a full-time union carpenter. He likes to play basketball and to learn new things and is currently reading about the cardiovascular system. He also enjoys spending time with his family.
Oritz grew up in Worcester, spending time in Great Brook Valley and Vernon Hill. When his parents divorced, “I did a lot of back and forth.” Ortiz said his father moved to Florida, where he said he spent one year in elementary school.