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Tony Thompson wants David Price third fight

By Scott Gilfoid: 45-year-old former two-time heavyweight world title challenger Tony Thompson (40-7, 27 KOs) is interested in facing #11 WBO contender David Price (21-3, 18 KOs) in a third fight. Thompson already twice knocked out Price three years ago in 2013, and he’s willing to come over to the UK and do it once […]

Luis Ortiz – Tony Thompson averages 740K viewers on HBO

By Jeff Aranow: Last Saturday’s fight between interim WBA heavyweight champion Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz (25-0, 22 KOs) and Tony “The Tiger” Thompson (40-7m 27 KOs) averaged 740,000 viewers on HBO Boxing After Dark with a peak of 807,000 viewers, according to ESPN. Ortiz stopped Thompson in the 6th round after knocking him […]

Luis Ortiz: The top heavyweights are going to have to fight me

By Jeff Aranow: Interim WBA heavyweight champion Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz (25-0, 22 KOs) believes the top heavyweights in the division are going to have to fight him sooner or later. Ortiz, who is backed by Golden Boy Promotions and being heavily hyped by HBO Boxing, defeated 44-year-old Tony Thompson (40-7, 27 KOs) […]

Luis Ortiz defeats Tony Thompson; Jessie Vargas stops Sadam Ali

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 5, 2016) – WBA Interim Heavyweight World Champion Luis “King Kong” Ortiz (25-0, 22 KOs) continued his rapid descent up the heavyweight division, knocking Tony “The Tiger” Thompson (40-7, 27 KOs) down twice before finishing him with a huge knockout in the sixth round. The main event topped a massive night of […]

Luis Ortiz KOs Tony Thompson in 6th round – results

By Dan Ambrose: In an embarrassingly one-sided fight, interim WBA heavyweight champion Luis “The Real King Kong (25-0, 22 KOs) flattened the aging 44-year-old former two-time world title challenger Tony “The Tiger” Thompson (40-7, 27 KOs) in stopping him in the 6th round on Saturday night in a fight televised by HBO Boxing from the […]

Luis Ortiz faces Tony Thompson tonight on HBO

By Dan Ambrose: Unbeaten interim WBA heavyweight champion Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz (24-0, 21 KOs) has a showcase fight tonight against 44-year-old Tony Thompson (40-6, 27 KOs) on HBO Boxing from the DC Armory in Washington, DC. This is not considered a competitive fight in the eyes of a lot of fans, so […]

Weigh-in results: Ortiz-Thompson & Ali-Vargas

By Jim Dower: Interim WBA heavyweight champion Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz (24-0, 21 KOs) weighed in today for his fight on Saturday night against former two-time world title challenger Tony “The Tiger” Thompson (40-6, 27 KOs) for their fight on HBO World Championship Boxing from the DC Armory in Washington, DC. The 36-year-old […]

Luis Ortiz promises to beat Tony Thompson on Saturday

(Photo Credit: Louis Tinsley – Tom Hogan Photos/Golden Boy Promotions) By Allan Fox: Interim WBA heavyweight champion Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz (24-0, 21 KOs) is very confident about his fight against Tony Thompson (40-6, 27 KOs) this Saturday night at the DC Armory in Washington, DC. The articulate Thompson has done most of […]

Ortiz vs. Thompson final press conference quotes

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 3, 2016) – Fighters featured on the March 5 HBO Boxing After Dark telecast shared their final thoughts ahead of Saturday’s fights at the final press conference today in Washington, D.C. WBA Interim Heavyweight Champion Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz (24-0, 21 KOs) was joined by Tony “The Tiger” Thompson (40-6, […]

HBO Boxing after Dark®: Luis Ortiz vs. Tony Thompson and Sadam Ali vs. Jessie Vargas

HBO Boxing travels to the nation’s capital for an all-action doubleheader when HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: LUIS ORTIZ VS. TONY THOMPSON AND SADAM ALI VS. JESSIE VARGAS is seen SATURDAY, MARCH 5 at 10:00 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C., exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team will be ringside […]

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