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Whyte says he’ll fight Luis Ortiz if Deontay Wilder faces him next

By Scott Gilfoid: Dillian Whyte (23-1, 17 KOs) says he’ll agree with the WBC’s wishes for him to face #3 WBC Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs) in a secondary WBC heavyweight title eliminator if Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) will agree to give him an immediate title shot. … Read

Hearn will appeal WBC’s decision to order Dillian Whyte vs. Luis Ortiz

By Scott Gilfoid: Eddie Hearn says he plans on appealing the World Boxing Council’s decision to order a fight between #1 WBC Dillian Whyte and #3 Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz for the second mandatory position to get a title shot against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder. … Read

WBC orders Dillian Whyte vs. Luis Ortiz eliminator

By Scott Gilfoid: The World Boxing Council has ordered a heavyweight eliminator between Dillian Whyte 23-1, 17 KOs) and former heavyweight world title challenger Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs) to decide the second mandatory for WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder. … Read

Deontay Wilder says he’ll fight Dillian Whyte if he beats Luis Ortiz

By Scott Gilfoid: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is giving Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn a chance to let his fighter Dillian Whyte get his badly desired title shot against him, but for him to get tha fight, he needs to face recent world title challenger Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs) and beat […]

Dillian Whyte should face Luis Ortiz in June

By Scott Gilfoid: Dillian Whyte and his promoter Eddie Hearn have been calling out WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs), saying that the WBC champion should agree to come to the UK, but the fighter they need to be targeting is Cuban Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs). … Read

6 things we learned last Saturday night

By Gav Duthie: Some weekends I wait in anticipation for the next big fight, scrolling the news for fights that took place between over the hill Mexicans, regional titles, small hall shows, and some weekends have too much action to watch all in one night. Last weekend was one of those. The UK had boxing […]

Deontay Wilder And The Deadly Snake Syndrome

By Mohamed Horomtallah (Instagram @mo_horomtallah): The Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz fight answered all the questions it raised. 1. ORTIZ IS THE REAL DEAL: hardcore boxing fans knew it all along but it remained to be seen and most of all proven in the ring.… Read

Luis Ortiz claims ROBBERY, says Wilder was given time to recover

By Allan Fox: Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs) says he was robbed last Saturday night in his fight against WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) by the referee David Fields. Ortiz says Wilder was given more time to recover at the start of the 8th round by the referee […]

Wilder-Ortiz averaged 1.1 million viewers on Showtime

By Jim Dower: WBC heavyweight champion Deontay ‘Bronze Bomber’ Wilder and Luis Ortiz brought in huge ratings for Showtime last Saturday night. Deontay Wilder rallied to stop the 38-year-old Ortiz in the 10th round in a dramatic ending to their fight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. … Read

Malignaggi disappointed in Deontay Wilder’s performance

By Jeff Aranow: Paulie Malignaggi didn’t like the way WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) fought Luis Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs) last Saturday night in their fight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. … Read

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