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6 things we learned last Saturday night

By Gav Duthie: Some weekends I wait in anticipation for the next big fight, scrolling the news for fights that took place between over the hill Mexicans, regional titles, small hall shows, and some weekends have too much action to watch all in one night. Last weekend was one of those. The UK had boxing […]

Deontay Wilder And The Deadly Snake Syndrome

By Mohamed Horomtallah (Instagram @mo_horomtallah): The Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz fight answered all the questions it raised. 1. ORTIZ IS THE REAL DEAL: hardcore boxing fans knew it all along but it remained to be seen and most of all proven in the ring.… Read

Luis Ortiz claims ROBBERY, says Wilder was given time to recover

By Allan Fox: Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs) says he was robbed last Saturday night in his fight against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) by the referee David Fields. Ortiz says Wilder was given more time to recover at the start of the 8th round by the referee […]

Wilder-Ortiz averaged 1.1 million viewers on Showtime

By Jim Dower: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder and Luis Ortiz brought in huge ratings for Showtime last Saturday night. Deontay Wilder rallied to stop the 38-year-old Ortiz in the 10th round in a dramatic ending to their fight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. … Read

Malignaggi disappointed in Deontay Wilder’s performance

By Jeff Aranow: Paulie Malignaggi didn’t like the way WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) fought Luis Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs) last Saturday night in their fight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. … Read

Is Deontay Wilder the worst technically developed Champion ever?

By Robert Blakeman: On last Saturday night I counted over twenty punches thrown by WBC heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder against Luis Ortiz that would be deemed illegal in a British ring (The home and inventor of Boxing). … Read

Wilder Triumphs, Estrada Ready to Exit & More

  Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith Boxing fans, In the biggest test of his boxing career, WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0-39 knockouts) overcame a wobbly 7th round to knock out Cuban southpaw Luis Ortiz (28-1-24 knockouts) before a crowd of 14,069 at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn New York on […]

Wilder: ‘King Kong’ ain’t got nothing on me

By Jeff Aranow: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder gloated after knocking out Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs) in the 10th last Saturday night in a fight that he had to rally to get the victory in front of 14,069 fans at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.… Read

Deontay Wilder turned down $4.5M for Whyte for $2.1M to fight Ortiz

By Allan Fox: Deontay Wilder made for less money last Saturday night in defending his WBC heavyweight title against Luis Ortiz than what he would have made had he defended it against #1 WBC Dillian Whyte. … Read

Luis Ortiz: I almost had Deontay Wilder

By Jeff Aranow: Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs) came within an eyelash of knocking out WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder in the 7th round of their fight last Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. … Read

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