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

Erislandy Lara vs. Brian Castaño and Luis Ortiz final press conference quotes & photos

Former world champion Erislandy Lara and WBA Super Welterweight Champ Brian Castaño went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference before they headline action this Saturday live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™, and presented by Premier Boxing Champions.  → Read: “Erislandy Lara vs. Brian Castaño and Luis Ortiz final press conference […]

Luis Ortiz: ‘Christian Hammer won’t go the distance with me’

By Jeff Aranow: Former heavyweight world title challenger Luis Ortiz says he’s not going to let Christian Hammer go the 10 round distance with him this Saturday night on March 2 in their fight on SHOWTIME at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.  → Read: “Luis Ortiz: ‘Christian Hammer won’t go the distance with me’”

Luis Ortiz vs. Christian Hammer this Sat., March 2 on SHOWTIME

By Allan Fox: #3 WBC ranked former heavyweight world title challenger Luis “King Kong” Ortiz (30-1, 26 KOs) will be fighting this Saturday night against Christian Hammer (24-5, 14 KOs) in a 10 round fight LIVE on SHOWTIME on the Erislandy Lara vs.  → Read: “Luis Ortiz vs. Christian Hammer this Sat., March 2 on SHOWTIME”

Joshua wants Luis Ortiz if Fury or Wilder won’t fight him

By Trevor McIntyre: Anthony Joshua states that if he can’t get fights against Deontay Wilder or Tyson Fury, after he defeats Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller, then he’s going to go after the highly ranked, well-respected #3 WBC Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (30-1, 26 KOs) for his next fight.  → Read: “Joshua wants Luis Ortiz if Fury […]

Joe Joyce says he’ll punch Bermane Stiverne’s face in

By Jeff Aranow: Heavyweight contender Joe Joyce (7-0, 7 KOs) says he’s going to treat former WBC heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne (25-3-1, 21 KOs) this Saturday on February 23, like he did Ian Lewison in beating him by an eighth round knockout.  → Read: “Joe Joyce says he’ll punch Bermane Stiverne’s face in”

Abel Sanchez rejected Luis Ortiz for Joe Joyce

By Trevor McIntyre: Trainer Abel Sanchez admits that he said no to the idea of unbeaten contender Joe ‘Juggernaut’ Joyce (7-0, 7 KOs) facing former heavyweight world title challenger Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (30-1, 26 KOs) for his next fight this Saturday night on February 23 at the O2 Arena in London, England.  → Read: “Abel […]

Whyte could face Breazeale, Ortiz or Povetkin next

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn says he met this week with Dillian Whyte on Monday to discuss the possibility of him facing Dominic Breazele, Alexander Povetkin or Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz if they can’t put together a fight against Anthony Joshua for April 13, May or June.  → Read: “Whyte could face Breazeale, Ortiz or Povetkin […]

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