The undefeated interim Wba champion Luis Ortiz entered this fight with a perfect boxing record of 24-0-0 (21 KOs=87%) and he is ranked as the No.6 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Tyson Fury). ‘King Kong’ Ortiz fought three times last year beating Byron Polley (=Ortiz vs Polley), Matias Ariel Vidondo (=Ortiz vs Vidondo) and Bryant Jennings (=Jennings vs Ortiz).
His opponent, the 44-year-old Tony Thompson (8 years older than Ortiz), has an official record of 40-6-0 (27 knockouts) and he entered as the No.14 in the same weight class. He fought twice in 2015 winning over Odlanier Solis (=Solis vs Thompson 2) but then he lost to Malik Scott (=Thompson vs Scott). Ortiz vs Thompson is the main event of the evening. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: DC Armory Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Division: heavyweight (over 200 lbs, 90.7 kg)
Ortiz’s previous fight: Bryant Jennings vs Luis Ortiz
Thompson’s previous fight: Tony Thompson vs Malik Scott
Ortiz’s next fight: Luis Ortiz vs Malik Scott
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