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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 full story

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 full story

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 full story

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 full story

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 full story

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 full […]

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 full story

Erislandy Lara challenges Brian Castaño and Luis “King Kong” Ortiz fights Christian Hammer on March.2

Former 154-pound world champion Erislandy Lara seeks to return to the championship ranks when the Cuban star challenges undefeated contender Brian Castaño for his WBA Super Welterweight World Championship on Saturday, March 2 live on SHOWTIME and presented by Premier Boxing Champions from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™.  → read full story

PHOTOS: Wilder vs Fury Fight To Split Draw On Showtime PPV

Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder and Tyson “The Gypsy King” Fury fought to a split-decision draw on SHOWTIME PPV® on Saturday night from STAPLES Center​ ​in​ ​arguably ​one of the best heavyweight fights in years​.​ After controlling the WBC World Championship fight early, Fury (27-0-1, 19 KOs) miraculously overcame two knockdowns by Wilder (40-0-1, 39 […]

Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz vs. Travis Kauffman – RESULTS

By Allan Fox: Former heavyweight world title challenger Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (30-1, 29 KOs) won his 30th fight in defeating a very negative 33-year-old Travis Kauffman (32-3, 23 KOs) by a 10th round knockout on Saturday night on Showtime pay-per-view at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.  → read full story

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