WBA interim heavyweight champion Luis Ortiz reached an agreement Saturday with Matchroom Boxing on a new promotional contract.
Matchroom Sport managing director Eddie Hearn announced the news on his official Twitter feed. Dan Rafael of ESPN reported the company didn't provide the financial details of the signing but noted the Cuban star paid $1 million to get out of his deal with Golden Boy Promotions six weeks ago.
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Luis Ortiz left a lot of members of the boxing industry scratching their heads when he left Golden Boy Promotions in August. After all, Oscar De La Hoya and company had built the unknown Cuban heavyweight into a contender fans cared...