The undefeated former Olympian and current Wbc Hw champion Deontay Wilder entered this fight with a professional boxing record of 41-0-1 (40 KOs=98%) and he is ranked as the No.2 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Andy Ruiz Jr). In his last three bouts he has beat Luis Ortiz (in their first fight, Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz I) and Dominic Breazeale (Deontay Wilder vs Dominic Breazeale) but between these two bouts he has tied with Tyson Fury (4-stars fight, Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury).
His opponent, the former interim Wba champ Luis Ortiz, has an official record of 31-1-0 (26 KOs=84%) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class. After losing to Wilder he has won over Razvan Cojanu (Luis Ortiz vs Razvan Cojanu), Travis Kauffman (Luis Ortiz vs Travis Kauffman) and Christian Hammer (Luis Ortiz vs Christian Hammer). Wilder vs Ortiz 2 is valid for the WBC World heavyweight title (Wilder’s ninth defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: heavyweight (over 200 lbs, 90.7 kg)
Title: WBC World heavyweight title
Wilder’s previous fight: Deontay Wilder vs Dominic Breazeale
Ortiz’s previous fight: Luis Ortiz vs Christian Hammer
Wilder’s next fight: Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury 2
Wilder vs Ortiz 2 full fight video:
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