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Hearn says Luis Ortiz can still take Joshua fight

By Tim Royner: Promoter Eddie Hearn says there’s still a possibility there for Luis “King Kong” Ortiz to step in and agree to take the June 1st fight with IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua at Madison Square Garden in New York.  → read full story

Luis Ortiz won’t be fighting Anthony Joshua

By Big D: Cuban Heavy weight challenger, Luis King Kong Ortiz (31-1-26KO’s) has ruled him self out of a career high payday against IBF, WBA, WBO, IBO British World Champion, Anthony Joshua (22-0-21KO’s) at the MSG arena on June 1st.  → read full story

Hearn’s updated shortlist for Joshua’s June 1st fight

By Trevor McIntyre: Eddie Hearn has come up with a new short list of candidates for IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua’s next title defense on June 1st, according to ESPN.  → read full story

Pulev & Kownacki ruled out for Joshua fight on June 1

By Tim Royner: Adam Kownacki and Kubrat Pulev have both been ruled out as replacements to fight IBF/WBA/WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua in place of Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller (30-0-1, 23 KOs) after he was pulled from the June 1 card following his positive test for a banned substance.  → read full story

Hearn: Joshua wants Luis Ortiz as replacement for Miller

By Jeff Aranow: Eddie Hearn says Anthony Joshua wants former heavyweight world title challenger Luis “King Kong” Ortiz as the replacement opponent for Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller for his June 1 fight.  → read full story

Luis Ortiz looking good, ready for Joshua or Wilder

By Aragon Garcia: Heavyweight knockout artist Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (31-1, 26 KOs) looked impressive last Saturday night in beating Christian Hammer (24-6, 14 KOs) by a one-sided 10 round unanimous decision to make a case for him to now face world champions Anthony Joshua or Deontay Wilder next.  → read full story

Luis Ortiz defeats Christian Hammer – RESULTS

By Mike Smith: Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (31-1, 26 KOs) used his powerful left hand and accurate jab to pound out a one-sided 10 round unanimous decision win over Christian Hammer (24-6, 14 KOs) on Saturday night on SHOWTIME at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.  → read full story

Erislandy Lara vs. Brian Carlos Castano – preview & prediction

By Aragon Garcia: WBA World junior middleweight champion Brian Carlos Castano (15-0, 11 KOs) will be defending his title tonight in his second title defense of his WBA belt against former WBA Super World 154 lb champ Erislandy Lara (25-3-3, 14 KOs) in a toss-up fight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.  → read […]

Luis Ortiz vs. Christian Hammer – weigh-in results

By Mike Smith: Looking in great shape, Luis King Kong’ Ortiz (30-1, 26 KOs) weighed in at the lowest weight for him in 4 long years in coming in at just 238.75 lbs on Friday at the weigh-in for his 10-round fight against Christian Hammer (24-5-, 14 KOs) this Saturday night on the Brian Castano […]

Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz looking powerful for Christian Hammer fight

By Aragon Garcia: Heavyweight contender Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (30-1, 26 KOs) has been looking really sharp in his workouts this week ahead of his fight this Saturday night against Christian Hammer (24-5, 14 KOs) on SHOWTIME at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.  → read full story

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