Luis Ortiz

Luis Ortiz

“King Kong”

RECORD

31 - 1 - 0

KOs

26

Weight 240 lbs (109.09 kg)

Age 39

Home Miami, Florida, USA 

Complete Stats

A longtime member of the Cuban national team, powerful southpaw Luis Ortiz is ready to show that he’s the world's most dangerous heavyweight. Read Bio

Last Fight

Last Fight

win vs Christian Hammer

Mar 02, 2019 / Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York

Luis Ortiz earned his third-consecutive victory since dropping a thrilling slugfest to Deontay Wilder one year ago with a UD win over former title challenger Christian Hammer.

Latest News

Luis Ortiz News
PBC Boxing Video
Mar 3, 2019 / Lara vs Castano, Erislandy Lara, Brian Castano, Luis Ortiz, Edwin Rodriguez

Lara and Castano Battle to a Split Draw

Brian Castano retained his WBA Super Welterweight World title following a twelve-round war with former world champion Erislandy Lara that ended in a draw.

PBC Boxing Video
Feb 26, 2019 / Luis Ortiz

A New Year Brings the Same Story for Luis Ortiz

The hard-hitting Cuban is rarely mentioned as a potential opponent by other top heavyweights—unless they are already fighting someone else. Saturday night, he vows to make an example of Christian Hammer on Showtime.

Jan 17, 2019 / Lara vs Castano, Erislandy Lara, Brian Castano, Luis Ortiz, Edner Cherry

Former 154-pound Champ Erislandy Lara challenges unbeaten Brian Castaño for his WBA title March 2 on Showtime

Top heavyweight contender Luis "King Kong'' Ortiz battles Christian Hammer In the co-feature and hard-hitting super featherweight Ricardo Núñez clashes with former title challenger Edner Cherry as Cuban boxing stars take center stage at Barclays in Brooklyn.

Fights

Luis Ortiz Fights

Win vs Christian Hammer 24-5-0

Mar 02, 2019 Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Christian Hammer by UD in Round 10 of 10

Win vs Travis Kauffman 29-1-0

Dec 01, 2018 Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Travis Kauffman by KO in Round 10 of 10

Win vs Razvan Cojanu 16-3-0

Jul 28, 2018 Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Razvan Cojanu by KO in Round 2 of 10

LOSS vs Deontay Wilder 28-0-0

Mar 03, 2018 Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York

Deontay Wilder WINS against Luis Ortiz by TKO in Round 9 of 12

Win vs Daniel Martz 16-5-1

Dec 08, 2017 Hialeah Park Racing & Casino, Hialeah, Florida, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Daniel Martz by KO in Round 2 of 10

Win vs David Allen 9-1-1

Dec 10, 2016 Manchester Arena (formerly M.E.N Arena), Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Luis Ortiz WINS against David Allen by TKO in Round 7 of 8

Win vs Malik Scott 25-0-0

Nov 12, 2016 Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco

Luis Ortiz WINS against Malik Scott by UD in Round 12 of 12

Win vs Tony Thompson 24-0-0

Mar 05, 2016 DC Armory, Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Tony Thompson by KO in Round 6 of 12

Win vs Bryant Jennings 19-1-0

Dec 19, 2015 Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, New York, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Bryant Jennings by TKO in Round 7 of 12

Win vs Matias Ariel Vidondo 20-1-1

Oct 17, 2015 Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Matias Ariel Vidondo by KO in Round 3 of 12

Win vs Byron Polley 27-18-1

Jun 20, 2015 Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Luis Ortiz WINS against Byron Polley by TKO in Round 1 of 8

No Contest vs Lateef Kayode 20-0-0

Sep 11, 2014 Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, The Joint, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Luis Ortiz Lateef Kayode by NC in Round 1 of 12

Win vs Monte Barrett 35-10-2

Apr 03, 2014 Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Monte Barrett by KO in Round 4 of 10

Win vs Alex Gonzales 20-8-0

Nov 26, 2013 BB&t Center, Sunrise, Florida, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Alex Gonzales by KO in Round 1 of 10

No Contest vs Joseph Rabotte 11-25-1

Jul 20, 2013 The Outdoor Miage, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

Luis Ortiz Joseph Rabotte by NC in Round 3 of 10

Win vs Santiago De Paula 13-9-1

Nov 16, 2012 Club el Millon, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Luis Ortiz WINS against Santiago De Paula by TKO in Round 4 of 10

Win vs Juan Carlos Antonio Maldonado 0-0-0

Nov 09, 2012 Gimnasio Joan Guzman, Guachupita, Dominican Republic

Luis Ortiz WINS against Juan Carlos Antonio Maldonado by TKO in Round 1 of 6

Win vs Jose Santos Peralta 1-2-0

Oct 30, 2012 Gimnasio Joan Guzman, Guachupita, Dominican Republic

Luis Ortiz WINS against Jose Santos Peralta by KO in Round 1 of 10

Win vs Walter Palacios 20-17-2

May 26, 2012 Polideportivo Espana, Managua, Nicaragua

Luis Ortiz WINS against Walter Palacios by TKO in Round 2 of 6

Win vs Epifanio Mendoza 32-13-1

Feb 10, 2012 Community Center, Palm Bay, Florida, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Epifanio Mendoza by DQ in Round 7 of 10

Win vs Frank Mola 3-4-0

Nov 25, 2011 Coliseo Carlos 'Teo' Cruz, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Luis Ortiz WINS against Frank Mola by RTD in Round 2 of 10

Win vs Arron Lyons 12-10-1

Aug 12, 2011 Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Arron Lyons by RTD in Round 7 of 10

Win vs Henry Saenz 22-8-1

Jul 30, 2011 Gimnasio Nacional, San Jose, Costa Rica

Luis Ortiz WINS against Henry Saenz by TKO in Round 3 of 11

WIN vs Luis Andres Pineda 22-9-1

Jun 17, 2011 Arena Roberto Duran, Panama City, Panama

Luis Andres Pineda LOSES to Luis Ortiz by KO in Round 6 of 9

Win vs Jason Barnett 12-13-0

Jun 03, 2011 A La Carte Event Pavilion, Tampa, Florida, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Jason Barnett by TKO in Round 1 of 6

Win vs Corey Winfield 4-7-0

May 21, 2011 Rec Center, Wilson, North Carolina, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Corey Winfield by KO in Round 3 of 8

Win vs Bert Cooper 38-22-0

Apr 23, 2011 Miami-Dade County Fair & Expo, Miami, Florida, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Bert Cooper by TKO in Round 2 of 10

Win vs Jerry Butler 8-10-1

Apr 02, 2011 Roger Dean Stadium, Jupiter, Florida, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Jerry Butler by TKO in Round 3 of 6

Win vs Ruben Rivera 3-5-0

Jan 28, 2011 Double Tree Westshore Hotel, Tampa, Florida, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Ruben Rivera by DQ in Round 5 of 8

Win vs Francisco Alvarez 12-1-0

Dec 07, 2010 Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Francisco Alvarez by TKO in Round 8 of 8

Win vs Zack Page 21-30-2

Oct 19, 2010 Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Zack Page by TKO in Round 8 of 8

Win vs Kendrick Releford 22-13-2

Aug 24, 2010 Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Kendrick Releford by UD in Round 8 of 8

Win vs Charles Davis 19-19-2

Jun 15, 2010 Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Charles Davis by TKO in Round 4 of 6

Win vs Lamar Davis 4-1-0

Feb 16, 2010 Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida, USA

Luis Ortiz WINS against Lamar Davis by TKO in Round 1 of 4

Stats

Luis Ortiz “King Kong”

  • WINS 31
  • LOSSES 1
  • DRAWS 0
  • KOs 26

Weight 240 lbs (109.09 kg)

Height 6'4" (1.93 m)

Reach 78" (198 cm)

  • Born

    March 29, 1979
  • Age

    39
  • Country

    Cuba
  • Born in

    Camaguey
  • Trains in

    Miami, FL
  • Stance

    Southpaw
  • Rounds Boxed

    154
  • KO Percentage

    76%
  • Boxing Hero

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