An impressive TKO victory over Lamont Peterson pushed Errol Spence Jr. all the way to the No. 5 in the ESPN pound-for-pound rankings. Deontay Wilder stayed put after his TKO win over Luis Ortiz.
The American, who battled back to stop Luis Ortiz in Brooklyn, is a flawed drawcard – dangerous enough to bring out the Briton’s best but naive Deontay Wilder could hardly have done a better job of selling himself to Anthony Joshua,Show More Summary
Cuban with educated power hopes to entice WBC champion into a web he cannot escape in Brooklyn battle of the unbeaten By accident or design there is only one exit from Camagüey, the ramshackle city in central Cuba where Luis Ortiz was born nearly 39 years ago. Show More Summary
Deontay Wilder says he is ready for a heavyweight unification bout with Britain's Anthony Joshua after beating Luis Ortiz to retain his WBC title.
American Deontay Wilder says he is ready for a heavyweight unification bout with Britain's Anthony Joshua after beating Luis Ortiz to retain his WBC title.
Deontay Wilder had just retained his heavyweight world title in an epic battle with Luis "King Kong" Ortiz on Saturday, but it didn't take long for him to take the question in everybody's mind: How about Anthony Joshua?
Nearly finished in the seventh round, Deontay Wilder stormed back and scored a sensational knockout of Luis Ortiz in the 10th to retain his heavyweight title for the seventh time Saturday at Barclays Center.
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. Show More Summary
Deontay Wilder improved to 40-0 Saturday when he defeated Luis Ortiz via 10th-round TKO at Barclays Center in Brooklyn to retain his WBC heavyweight title. Showtime Boxing relayed video of the moment Wilder sent Ortiz tumbling to the...Show More Summary
Kelefa Sanneh on Deontay Wilder, Luis Ortiz, and the best worst fight in boxing.
Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz will square off on Saturday night in one of the most anticipated heavyweight fights of the year. Here's Dan Rafael's in-depth breakdown of the matchup.
Late money is going on WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, who is now a -350 favorite over Luis Ortiz +275 tonight at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. In the co-feature on… Read More » The post Boxing Odds ‘n Ends appeared first on fightnews.com.
One of the best heavyweight fights in recent memory is set to take place on Saturday night
By Jeff Aranow: The lump on Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz’s left hand isn’t a problem for him, according to his trainer Herman Caicedo. He told RingTV that Ortiz has 25 years of calcium deposits in his left hand. It’s unclear why Ortiz hasn’t...Show More Summary
Deontay Wilder will defend his WBC heavyweight title against Luis Ortiz on Saturday, but he's already looking ahead at the proposed superfight with Anthony Joshua and has accused the Englishman's promoter Eddie Hearn of exploiting the...Show More Summary
For an undefeated fighter who has a world title and knocked out nearly everyone he has faced in his career, Deontay Wilder still has something to prove. Wilder (39-0, 38 KOs ) has made a litany of boxers in the heavyweight division look...Show More Summary
By Lucas Ketelle Victor Conte reacts to Deontay Wilder’s statements to Luis Ortiz. The post Conte responds to Deontay Wilder appeared first on fightnews.com.
Saturday’s fight is getting close. With three other fights falling out (Ortiz, Povetkin, Wawrzyk) because of opponents’ failed drug tests, WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is pretty sure challenger Luis… Read More » The post Wilder positive Ortiz will turn up clean appeared first on fightnews.com.