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Luis Ortiz Targets Early 2014 Return, Klitschko's Title

By Reynaldo Sanchez

Earlier this week, undefeated Cuban heavyweight Luis Ortiz (20-0, 17 KO's) beat Puerto Rico's Alex Gonzalez in two minutes of the first round on at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida to keep his unbeaten streak intact, as he hopes to land a world title fight in the coming months .

Jay Jimenez, Ortiz’s manager and CEO of King Kong Boxing, says Ortiz has a good opportunity to get a world title fight in June 2014.

"We recently signed a promotional contract with Golden Boy Promotions and we have in our plans to fight for a world title held by Wladimir Klitschko before the end of 2014," Jiminez said.

Luis Ortiz said - "I am training hard at the 5th Street Gym and the Caicedo’s Sport Gym in Florida. We are ready to return to the best positions in the rankings and I want assure all of the boxing fans in South Florida that I am going to bring the heavyweight title to America."

Jiminez indicates that Ortiz will return to action in January or early February in a stay-busy fight, and then he wants his boxer to land a big fight.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 11-29-2013

[QUOTE=Russian Crushin;13978015]He wants a title yet he has yet to fight a top 200 HW? His competition makes Wilder look like an ATG[/QUOTE] that WBA international title has had him at the #2 spot all year...

Comment by joe strong on 11-29-2013

Ortiz & arreola are the top ranked WBA contenders as of nov 7... [url]http://wbanews.com/wba-ranking[/url] some guys are dropped out like boytsov. Ustinov moves up as does Antonio tarver after winning the vacant NABA title over shppard. oquendo vacated it...

Comment by Russian Crushin on 11-29-2013

He wants a title yet he has yet to fight a top 200 HW? His competition makes Wilder look like an ATG

Comment by kozone on 11-29-2013

El Mercedes coño!!! 3 cuban heavyweight studs in Ortiz, Perez, and solis!!

Comment by BendOver on 11-29-2013

You are going to hear a lots of "high risk low rewards" $h1t or he needs to fight a guy with a pulse, but who is going to step up?

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