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Hearn wants Dillian Whyte to face Wilder as replacement

By Scott Gilfoid: Dillan Whyte’s promoter Eddie Hearn has reportedly approached WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (38-0, 37 KOs) in hopes of having Whyte (21-1, 16 KOs) replace Luis “King Kong” Ortiz (27-0, 23 KOs) as his opponent for his November 4 fight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.… Read

Luis Ortiz fails drugs test, Wilder fight in jeopardy

By Adam Godfrey – Cuban Heavyweight Luis Ortiz looks likely to lose his WBC title shot against American Deontay Wilder after failing a drug test with a little over a month to go until the event. Ortiz previously failed a drugs test following his initial TKO victory over Lateef Kayode of Nigeria in 2014. The […]

Hearn says Joshua ready for Wilder-Ortiz winner

By Scott Gilfoid: Promoter Eddie Hearn is ready to match his fighter IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (19-0, 19 KOs) against the winner of the Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz fight. Hearn feels confident enough to want to pit Joshua against the Wilder-Ortiz winner in February or March of 2018.… Read

Shawn Porter faces Adrian Granados on Wilder-Ortiz card

By Allan Fox: Shawn Porter (27-2-1, 17 KOs) will be taking a stay busy fight against the recently defeated light welterweight contender Adrian Granados (18-5-2, 12 KOs) in a 10 round fight on the undercard of WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder’s title defense against Luis Ortiz on November 4 at the Barclays Center […]

Hearn: Anthony Joshua KOs Deontay Wilder inside 3 rounds

By Scott Gilfoid: IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (19-0, 19 KOs) will knockout WBC champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (38-0, 37 KOs) within 3 rounds, says Matchroom Sport promoter Eddie Hearn. … Read

Danny Jacobs not likely to fight on Wilder-Ortiz card

By Allan Fox: Former WBA middleweight champion Danny “Miracle Man” Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs) likely won’t be fighting on the undercard of the Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz card on November 4, according to Dan Rafael of ESPN Boxing.… Read

Wilder Still Claiming He Wants Joshua

By Adam Beechers: Unbeaten WBC champion Deontay Wilder claims he wants to unify the division and wants Joshua next. Wilder, 31, takes on aging, unbeaten Cuban Luis Ortiz on November 4th at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York and is already looking past his opponent.… Read

Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz New York Press Conference Quotes

Undefeated WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder and hard-hitting Cuban southpaw Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz announced their upcoming Nov. 4 SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING heavyweight world title bout on Wednesday from Dream Hotel in Downtown Manhattan.… Read

Deontay Wilder fights Luis Ortiz on November 4

Undefeated WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber’’ Wilder will make his sixth title defense when he meets hard-hitting Cuban southpaw Luis “The Real King Kong’’ Ortiz on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions on Saturday, Nov. 4 live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) from Barclays Center, […]

LIVE: Wilder vs Ortiz Press Conference

New York City Press Conference: Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. ET/9:30 a.m. PT SHOWTIME Sports will offer a live stream as Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz go face-to-face for the first time at a New York City press conference on Wednesday to officially announce their WBC Heavyweight World Championship showdown on Saturday, November 4, live on […]

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