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Deontay Wilder reveals his three-fight plan

By Barry Holbrook: Deontay Wilder has mapped out a three-fight plan for him in his next three contests starting with a rematch with Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz in September 2019 on Showtime PPV.  → read full story

Eddie Hearn reacts to Wilder fighting Ortiz in rematch

By Scott Gilfoid: Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn was furious after learning of the announcement by Deontay Wilder on Tuesday evening that he’ll be defending his WBC heavyweight world title next against Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz in a rematch.  → read full story

Hearn: Luis Ortiz can fight Joshua AFTER June 1st

By Scott Gilfoid: Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn claims that heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua would knockout former world title challenger Luis Ortiz in three rounds no problems if the two of them were to ever face each other.  → read full story

Luis Ortiz’s manager explains why Joshua fight not happening

By Charles Brun: Luis Ortiz’s manager Jay Jimenez says it’s their fault that the fight with heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua isn’t happening next on June 1st.  → read full story

Luis Ortiz’s team says Joshua fight NOT happening

By Scott Gilfoid: Team Luis Ortiz are saying that the fight with Anthony Joshua will NOT take place on June 1st.  → read full story

Deontay Wilder exposes Luis Ortiz

By The Big D:In a recent interview with AB Boxing News, the WBC world champion Deontay Bronze Bomber Wilder (40-0-1-39 KO’s) exposes Cuba Ex WBC World title challenger Luis King Kong Ortiz (31-1-0-26KO’s) for avoiding Anthony Joshua after Jarrell Miller fails a drug test.  → read full story

Joshua puts together 5-man list for Miller replacement

By Tim Royner: Anthony Joshua has put together a short list of five names consisting of Luis “King Kong” Ortiz, Kubrat Pulev, Michael Hunter, Manuel Charr and Adam Kownacki to pick from for a potential replacement opponent or Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller for his June 1 test following the American fighter’s positive test for the […]

Luis Ortiz beats Christian Hammer, calls out Joshua & Wilder

By Jeff Aranow: Highly ranked former heavyweight world title challenger Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz called out champions Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder for a title shot following his hard earned 10 round unanimous decision win over Christian Hammer on Saturday night in front of a big crowd at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.  → […]

Erislandy Lara vs. Brian Castano weigh-in RESULTS

By Jim Dower: Former WBA 154 lb champion Erislandy Lara (25-3-2, 14 KO) weighed in at 153.5 pounds for his title challenge against the younger 29-year-old undefeated WBA ‘regular’ junior middleweight champion Brian Castano (15-0, 11 KO) for their fight on Showtime this Saturday night on March 2 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New […]

WATCH: Erislandy Lara vs. Brian Castaño, Luis Ortiz vs Hammer Live Stream – Weigh In

WBA Super Welterweight World Championship Erislandy Lara – 153 ½ pounds Brian Castaño – 154 pounds Referee: Ricky Gonzalez; Judges: Julie Lederman (N.Y.), John McKaie (N.Y.), Kevin Morgan (N.Y.).  → read full story

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