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Luis Ortiz vs. Tony Thompson won’t have interim WBA title on line

By Jeff Aranow: This Saturday’s fight between interim WBA heavyweight champion Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz (24-0, 21 KOs) and Tony Thompson (40-6, 27 KOs) will not have Ortiz’s interim WBA title on the line, according to Fight News.  → read full story

Ortiz-Thompson & Ali-Vargas this Saturday on HBO

By Jeff Aranow: Interim WBA heavyweight champion Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz (24-0, 21 KOs) will be defending his title this Saturday night on March 5 on HBO Boxing against 44-year-old Tony Thompson (40-6, 27 KOs) in what should be an exciting match-up at the DC Armory, in Washington, District of Columbia.  → read full […]

Luis Ortiz: Tony Thompson is just a stepping stone

By Dan Ambrose: With a little over a week to go before the March 5 fight between interim WBA heavyweight champion Luis Ortiz (24-0, 21 KOs) and 44-year-old former two-time world title challenger (40-6, 27 KOs), there’s a lot of questions that need to be answered from the 36-year-old Cuban Ortiz.  → read full story

Robinson Castellanos vs. Oscar Escandon on Ortiz-Thompson card on March 5

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 22, 2016) – After a thrilling victory over perennial contender Rocky Juarez to win the WBC Silver Featherweight title and a mandatory shot at the world title, Robinson “Robin Hood” Castellanos (23-11, 13 KOs) of Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico is finally getting the opportunity to become a world champion when he faces former […]

Luis Ortiz vs. Tony Thompson quotes

OSCAR DE LA HOYA, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions: Welcome, everyone, to the Luis Ortiz, Tony Thompson and Sadam Ali and Jessie Vargas media conference call.  → read full story

Luis Ortiz – Tony Thompson undercard fights

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 10) – The non-televised undercard of Luis Ortiz vs.  → read full story

Samuel Peter was being considered for Luis Ortiz before Thompson stepped up

By Allan Fox: Before 44-year-old Tony Thompson (40-6, 27 KOs) was found to face interim WBA heavyweight champion Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz (24-0, 21 KOs) on March 5, 35-year-old former WBC heavyweight champion Saul “The Nigerian Nightmare” Peter (35-5, 28 KOs) was being considered as an opponent for the 36-year-old Ortiz in his […]

Luis Ortiz vs. Tony Thompson on March 5 on HBO

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 8, 2016) – Fresh from a stunning knockout of Bryant “By-By” Jennings and eager to continue his quest to be the best heavyweight in the sport, WBA Interim Heavyweight World Champion Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz (24-0, 21 KOs) will make his first title defense of 2016 when he faces former […]

Malik Scott beats Tony Thompson by 10 round decision

ORLANDO (October 31, 2015) – Malik “King” Scott (38-2-1, 13 KOs) won a heavyweight showdown with Tony “The Tiger” Thompson (40-6, 27 KOs) on Premier Boxing Champions: The Next Round on Bounce TV Friday night from The Venue at UCF in Orlando.  → read full story

Malik Scott decisions Tony Thompson

(Photo credit: Todd McLennan/Premier Boxing Champions) By Jim Dower: In a surprise upset, 35-year-old Malik Scott (38-2-1, 13 KOs) was forced to get up off the deck to defeat 44-year-old #9 WBC heavyweight Tony Thompson (40-6, 27 KOs) by a 10 round unanimous decision on Friday night on Premier Boxing Champions on Bounce TV at […]


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