Luis Ortiz

Luis Ortiz

“King Kong”

RECORD

29 - 1 - 0

KOs

25

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

Next Fight / Dec 01, 2018


Luis Ortiz vs Travis Kauffman


Staples Center, Los Angeles, California

Latest News

Luis Ortiz News
Nov 9, 2018 / Jarrett Hurd, Luis Ortiz, Joe Joyce, Travis Kauffman, Wilder vs Fury

Unified 154-pound champion Jarrett Hurd returns to the ring Dec. 1 on the Wilder vs Fury Showtime PPV card

Heavyweight contenders Luis Ortiz and Joe Joyce compete In separate bouts at the show set at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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Oct 8, 2018 / Hot List, Shawn Porter, Jamal James, Eleider Alvarez, Carl Frampton, Mikey Garcia, Mario Barrios, Fabian Maidana, Luis Ortiz, Errol Spence Jr., Adam Kownacki

PBC Hot List: Temperatures may be cooling off, but these fighters are still summertime hot

Here’s a list of some of PBC's top rising stars. Boxers on this list are on a hot streak, like a slugger in baseball on a hitting streak or a running back in football who keeps posting 100-yard rushing games. They’re not ranked in any particular order. We’ll leave that to you—the reader.

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Jul 28, 2018 / Garcia vs Easter, Mikey Garcia, Robert Easter Jr, Luis Ortiz, Mario Barrios

MIKEY GARCIA UNIFIES LIGHTWEIGHT DIVISION WITH UNANIMOUS DECISION win AGAINST ROBERT EASTER JR.

Four-division champion hands Easter his first loss, calls out welterweight titleholder Errol Spence Jr.

Fights

Luis Ortiz Fights

Win vs Razvan Cojanu 16-3-0

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

Luis OrtizLL WINS against Razvan CojanuRR by KO in Round 2 of 10

LOSS vs Deontay Wilder 28-0-0

Mar 03, 2018 Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York

Deontay WilderDD WINS against Luis OrtizLL 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 OrtizLL WINS against Daniel MartzDD 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 OrtizLL WINS against David AllenDD by TKO in Round 7 of 8

Win vs Malik Scott 25-0-0

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

Luis OrtizLL WINS against Malik ScottMM 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 OrtizLL WINS against Tony ThompsonTT 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 OrtizLL WINS against Bryant JenningsBB 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 OrtizLL WINS against Matias Ariel VidondoMM by KO in Round 3 of 12

Win vs Byron Polley 27-18-1

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

Luis OrtizLL WINS against Byron PolleyBB 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 OrtizLL Lateef KayodeLL by NC in Round 1 of 12

Win vs Monte Barrett 35-10-2

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

Luis OrtizLL WINS against Monte BarrettMM by KO in Round 4 of 10

Win vs Alex Gonzales 20-8-0

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

Luis OrtizLL WINS against Alex GonzalesAA 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 OrtizLL Joseph RabotteJJ 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 OrtizLL WINS against Santiago De PaulaSS 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 OrtizLL WINS against Juan Carlos Antonio MaldonadoJJ 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 OrtizLL WINS against Jose Santos PeraltaJJ by KO in Round 1 of 10

Win vs Walter Palacios 20-17-2

May 26, 2012 Polideportivo Espana, Managua, Nicaragua

Luis OrtizLL WINS against Walter PalaciosWW by TKO in Round 2 of 6

Win vs Epifanio Mendoza 32-13-1

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

Luis OrtizLL WINS against Epifanio MendozaEE 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 OrtizLL WINS against Frank MolaFF 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 OrtizLL WINS against Arron LyonsAA by RTD in Round 7 of 10

Win vs Henry Saenz 22-8-1

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

Luis OrtizLL WINS against Henry SaenzHH 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 PinedaLL LOSES to Luis OrtizLL 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 OrtizLL WINS against Jason BarnettJJ by TKO in Round 1 of 6

Win vs Corey Winfield 4-7-0

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

Luis OrtizLL WINS against Corey WinfieldCC 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 OrtizLL WINS against Bert CooperBB by TKO in Round 2 of 10

Win vs Jerry Butler 8-10-1

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

Luis OrtizLL WINS against Jerry ButlerJJ 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 OrtizLL WINS against Ruben RiveraRR 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 OrtizLL WINS against Francisco AlvarezFF 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 OrtizLL WINS against Zack PageZZ 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 OrtizLL WINS against Kendrick RelefordKK 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 OrtizLL WINS against Charles DavisCC 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 OrtizLL WINS against Lamar DavisLL by TKO in Round 1 of 4

Stats

Luis Ortiz “King Kong”

  • WINS 29
  • LOSSES 1
  • DRAWS 0
  • KOs 25

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

    134
  • KO Percentage

    78%
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