What next for Luis Ortiz?


By Dominic Chapman: After Saturday nights one sided but very lackluster victory over Malik Scott, there will be a lot of questions on boxing fans minds today. Main one’s being is Luis Ortiz really as good as he has been portrayed? And How does he fit into the heavyweight picture now?

Before last nights fight in Monte Carlo, Luis Ortiz was one of if not the most feared heavyweights in the world. No one really wanted a piece of the 6ft 4in Cuban Southpaw. After recently signing with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing and Hearn himself admitting he wanted Ortiz to be active, it was up to him to find a suitable match for the dangerous Ortiz. Up stepped 36 year old American Malik Scott (38-2-1, 13KOs) who talked his way into the fight.

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The Heavyweight Division Is Back


By Dominic Chapman: After years of being in the darkness and outshone by the more exciting lighter weight divisions, big time heavyweight boxing looks to be back. With Wladimir Klitschko’s dominance and not so exciting fighting style, not to mention lack of challengers with real pedigree many fans have became disillusioned with the sports glamour division.

It took Britain’s Tyson Fury to dethrone the long reigning heavyweight King Klitschko in Germany and get fans talking about the heavyweights again. However with a rematch clause in the contract the two were scheduled to fight again and with the first fight not being the most entertaining of bouts, it would be a fight mainly for the hardcore boxing fans and not one to capture the public’s imagination.

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