Ortiz: ‘I had Wilder hurt; I just made mental mistakes during the fight’

Back in March, heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz had the opportunity of a lifetime. The 39-year-old had WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder hurt badly in the 7th round of their fight, but Ortiz could not finish the deal. Ultimately, Wilder would Continue reading Ortiz: ‘I had Wilder hurt; I just made mental mistakes during the fight’

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Ortiz: ‘If all goes as expected and Wilder puts Fury to sleep like I think he will, I want another shot at him ASAP’

Heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz returns on December 1 at Staples Center on the undercard of Wilder-Fury to battle Travis Kauffman. Back in March,  the 39-year-old Ortiz nearly had Wilder out on his feet in the seventh until he ultimately succumbed Continue reading Ortiz: ‘If all goes as expected and Wilder puts Fury to sleep like I think he will, I want another shot at him ASAP’

Wilder: ‘I think the puncher is going to box his(Fury) lights out, and then I’m going to knock his lights out’

WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder(40-0, 39 KOs) held a media day Monday in Los Angeles where he discussed his blockbuster matchup against lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury(27-0, 19 KOs) taking place Saturday, December 1 on SHOWTIME PPV® from STAPLES Center in Los Continue reading Wilder: ‘I think the puncher is going to box his(Fury) lights out, and then I’m going to knock his lights out’

Ortiz on Wilder: ‘If I hadn’t been fatigued, I’d still be punching him today’

The last time we saw heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz in the ring was back in March when he was stopped in the 10th round by WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder. However, this was a fight that was there for the Continue reading Ortiz on Wilder: ‘If I hadn’t been fatigued, I’d still be punching him today’

Luis Ortiz: ‘I’m looking to make a statement on July 28’

Cuban heavyweight slugger Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz returns to action to face former world title challenger Razvan Cojanu in a 10-round bout on Saturday, July 28 live on SHOWTIME from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions. The Continue reading Luis Ortiz: ‘I’m looking to make a statement on July 28’

Joseph Parker reacts to Wilder’s thrilling victory over Ortiz(WATCH)

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder(40-0, 39 KOs) retained his title with a tenth round knockout over Luis  Ortiz(28-1, 24 KOs) last Saturday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. This fight was memorable and was seen by many from around the world, including WBO heavyweight Continue reading Joseph Parker reacts to Wilder’s thrilling victory over Ortiz(WATCH)