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Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz agreed for March 3 in Brooklyn, NY

By Stanley White: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘The Bronze Bomber’ Wilder and Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz have agreed on a fight for March 3, according to  → read full story

Gerald Washington questions Ortiz’s quickness for Wilder fight

By Tim Royner: Former heavyweight world title challenger Gerald Washington says he’s really looking forward to the fight between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs) and unbeaten #3 WBC Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (28-0, 24 KOs) in 2018.  → read full story

Deontay Wilder calls Luis Ortiz “Bubbles the Chimp”

By Tim Royner: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs) is starting early with the trash talking against his potential next opponent #3 WBC Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (28-0, 24 KOs) in calling him “Bubbles the chimp.” This is obviously Wilder making fun of Ortiz’s nickname ‘King Kong.’   → read full story

Deontay Wilder wants Povetkin or Luis Ortiz

By Jeff Aranow: Deontay Wilder is after big game for his next fight in 2018, as he’s interested in defending his WBC heavyweight title against Alexander Povetkin or Luis Ortiz.  → read full story

Luis Ortiz fights Daniel Martz this Friday in Miami, FL.

By Jim Dower: Undefeated #3 WBC heavyweight contender Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (27-0, 23 KOs) will be back inside the ring for the first time in 12 months this Friday night when he faces the capable 27-year-old Daniel Martz (16-5-1, 13 KOs) in a 10 round scheduled fight on the undercard of the light heavyweight […]

Luis “King Kong” Ortiz vs. Daniel Martz on Dec.8

Top-rated heavyweight title contender Luis “King Kong” Ortiz will take on Daniel “The Mountain” Martz in an added 10-round featured bout on a special Friday night edition of Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes at Hialeah Park in Miami, Florida on Dec.  → read full story

WBA strips Luis Ortiz of mandatory status

By Jeff Aranow: In a not surprising move, on Thursday, the World Boxing Association has stripped unbeaten heavyweight Luis “King Kong” Ortiz (27-0, 23 KOs) of his mandatory status for WBA champion Anthony Joshua due to a recent positive drug test.  → read full story

Mauricio Sulaiman updates on Luis Ortiz’s positive test

By Jim Dower: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman says the World Boxing Council is analyzing heavyweight Luis “King Kong” Ortiz’s positive drug test findings, and they’ll be making a resolution on his case in the next 2 days.  → read full story

Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz on Nov.4 at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY

By Jeff Aranow: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (38-0, 37 KOs) vs.  → read full story

Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz in the works for Nov.4

By Scott Gilfoid: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” is on the verge of facing one of his toughest tests of his 9-year pro career in unbeaten Luis “King Kong” Ortiz.  → read full story

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