HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION DEONTAY WILDER DEFENDS TITLE VS UNDEFEATED CUBAN CONTENDER LUIS ORTIZ MARCH 3 IN BROOKLYN
Wilder-Ortiz is a long-awaited matchup of undefeated, consensus top-five fighters facing off in the resurgent heavyweight division and marks Wilder’s third appearance at Barclays Center.
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WBC champion Deontay Wilder says he is willing to give the unbeaten Cuban contender another shot as a failed drug test by Luis Ortiz canceled their scheduled November title clash.
Heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz scores KO win in his first fight in a year, immediately calls out champion Deontay Wilder who was sitting ringside in Miami, Florida.
A week after being fined and re-instated by the WBC because of a failed drug test, unbeaten Cuban heavyweight Luis Ortiz returns to the ring tonight vs Dan Martz on FS1.
Unbeaten heavyweight contender Luis "King Kong" Ortiz faces Daniel "The Mountain" Martz in an added 10-round featured bout, while welterweights Bryant Perrella and Alex Martin meet up and unbeaten featherweight prospects Stephen Fulton and Adam Lopez square off in undercard action from Hialeah Park in Miami, Florida.
Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder plans to show fans at least two things during his upcoming defense against Cuban southpaw Luis Ortiz: The soles of Ortiz’s shoes.