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Luis Ortiz: I’m going to tear Deontay Wilder’s skin off his body on Mar.3

By Jeff Aranow: Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (28-0, 24 KOs) is talking about skinning WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs) in their fight on March 3 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Ortiz wants to become world champion in the worst way, and he’s training very hard to get […]

Wilder: Luis Ortiz will be my guinea pig to show I’m the best

By Tim Royner: Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder says he wants to use the 38-year-old Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz as his “guinea pig” on March 3 to show the world that he’s the best fighter in the heavyweight division. … Read

Wilder-Ortiz official for March 3 at Barclays Center

By Jeff Aranow: Deontay Wilder’s title defense against 38-year-old Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz is now official for March 3 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean the fight will take place on that date or if it’ll take place at all. … Read

Tyson Fury at risk of losing Ring HW title in February

By Scott Gilfoid: It looks like Tyson Fury (25-0, 18 KOs) is set to lose his Ring Magazine heavyweight title if he doesn’t schedule a fight by February. Ring Magazine editor in chief Doug Fischer looks to be poised to make a move in changing out Fury for someone else. … Read

Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz agreed for March 3 in Brooklyn, NY

By Stanley White: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘The Bronze Bomber’ Wilder and Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz have agreed on a fight for March 3, according to RingTV.com. Wilder-Ortiz will be facing each other at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.… Read

Gerald Washington questions Ortiz’s quickness for Wilder fight

By Tim Royner: Former heavyweight world title challenger Gerald Washington says he’s really looking forward to the fight between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs) and unbeaten #3 WBC Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (28-0, 24 KOs) in 2018. … Read

Deontay Wilder calls Luis Ortiz “Bubbles the Chimp”

By Tim Royner: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs) is starting early with the trash talking against his potential next opponent #3 WBC Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (28-0, 24 KOs) in calling him “Bubbles the chimp.” This is obviously Wilder making fun of Ortiz’s nickname ‘King Kong.’ … Read

Deontay Wilder wants Povetkin or Luis Ortiz

By Jeff Aranow: Deontay Wilder is after big game for his next fight in 2018, as he’s interested in defending his WBC heavyweight title against Alexander Povetkin or Luis Ortiz. Both of those heavyweights were previously scheduled to face Wilder, but unfortunately both tested positive for banned, preventing the fights from happening. … Read

Luis Ortiz fights Daniel Martz this Friday in Miami, FL.

By Jim Dower: Undefeated #3 WBC heavyweight contender Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (27-0, 23 KOs) will be back inside the ring for the first time in 12 months this Friday night when he faces the capable 27-year-old Daniel Martz (16-5-1, 13 KOs) in a 10 round scheduled fight on the undercard of the light heavyweight […]

Luis “King Kong” Ortiz vs. Daniel Martz on Dec.8

Top-rated heavyweight title contender Luis “King Kong” Ortiz will take on Daniel “The Mountain” Martz in an added 10-round featured bout on a special Friday night edition of Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes at Hialeah Park in Miami, Florida on Dec. 8.… Read

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