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Luis Ortiz Suspended By WBA, No Longer Mandatory To Joshua

BoxingScene.com has received confirmation that Cuban heavyweight Luis Ortiz has been suspended by the World Boxing Association - in connection to his failed drug test for a scheduled fight with WBC he...Read More

Luis Ortiz: Wilder Fears Me, I Was Going To Explode His Face!

Luis Ortiz never thought that a visit to the doctor two years ago would have such dire repercussions in the present. The Cuban heavyweight was diagnosed with hypertension and eight months ago began to...Read More

Luis Ortiz Could Remain as Joshua's WBA Mandatory, Says Hearn

ANTHONY JOSHUA could have to face Luis Ortiz early next year despite the Cuban boxer testing positive for banned substances last month. IBF, IBO and WBA heavyweight champion Joshua defends his titles ...Read More

Showtime's Espinoza Explains Decision To Air Wilder-Stiverne II

It was no secret that Stephen Espinoza, the Executive Vice President and General Manager of Showtime Sports, was not a fan of the fight between WBC heavyweight champion, Deontay Wilder, and his number...Read More

Wilder Furious: Stiverne Will Pay For Luis Ortiz Screwing Up!

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is promising pain and punishment for mandatory challenger Bermane Stiverne. The two rivals will meet in a rematch on November 4th, at the Barclays Center in Bro...Read More

Luis Ortiz's Manager Sets The Record Straight on WBC's Ruling

It was officially announced on Thursday that WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder will defend his title against mandatory challenger Bermane Stiverne on Saturday, Nov. 4 in a rematch of their...Read More

Jarrell Miller: Wilder is Scared of Ortiz, Didn't Really Want the Fight

NEW YORK – Jarrell Miller would fight Luis Ortiz anyway. Miller has heard Deontay Wilder say the same thing, that the unbeaten WBC heavyweight champion still wants to face Oritz, even though Ortiz is ...Read More

Wilder vs. Stiverne Rematch Ordered By WBC, Luis Ortiz is Out!

The World Boxing Council, through President Mauricio Sulaiman, has issued a ruling - according to its Clean Boxing Program protocol - to withdraw their sanction of Deontay Wilder's scheduled defense o...Read More

Deontay Wilder, Luis Ortiz and a Heavyweight Drug Issue

Deontay Wilder, Luis Ortiz and a Heavyweight Drug Issue

By Tris Dixon - ONE wonders if, at this rate, there will be any heavyweights left. The list of drug cheats or those who have even posted positive tests is long, and it is growing longer. This week, Lu...Read More

Wilder-Ortiz: WBC Prez Explains Current Situation, Ruling Coming

World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman is going through numerous matters at his organization's 55th annual convention in Baku. And biggest matter on Sulaiman's agenda is the doping scandal i...Read More

Luis Ortiz Dares Wilder: Let's Bet Our Purses on My Hair Sample!

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (38-0, 37 KOs) has been relentless since the news broke a few days ago that Luis Ortiz (27-0, 23 KOs) tested positive for a banned substance. The World Boxing C...Read More

Deontay Wilder: I've Asked the WBC to Let Me Fight Ortiz Anyway

Deontay Wilder hasn’t ruled out moving forward with his fight against Luis Ortiz. In the most recent video the unbeaten WBC heavyweight champion posted to his Instagram account, Wilder revealed that h...Read More

Wilder: Why Do They Have to Cheat When It's Time to Fight Me?

Deontay Wilder can’t understand why this keeps happening to him. More than any other fighter in boxing in recent years, Wilder has had to deal with the consequences of opponents’ performance-enhancing...Read More

Whyte: Wilder is a Coward - Rejected Me For Old, Inactive Ortiz!

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, British contender Dillian Whyte (21-1, 16 KOs) is ready and willing to step in on late notice to fight WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (38-0, 37 KO...Read More

DiBella on Wilder: Biggest Victim of PED Use in Boxing History!

Promoter Lou DiBella, who works closely with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (38-0, 37 KOs), says his boxer is the biggest victim of PED use in the history of boxing. In the last 16 months, Wi...Read More

Wilder: Ortiz Missed Press Conference While Trying to Flush PEDs

Deontay Wilder was more than a little bit suspicious when Luis Ortiz missed their press conference last week. Wilder swore Friday that he knew then there was more to the story than that Ortiz couldn’t...Read More

Deontay Wilder: Ortiz is a F***in’ Liar; He’s Scared to Fight Me!

A despondent Deontay Wilder lashed out at Luis Ortiz in a series of videos posted to his Instagram account Friday afternoon. Wilder doesn’t believe Ortiz was taking the two banned diuretics for which ...Read More

Wilder's Manager: Deontay is Feared - 3 Failed Foes in 16 Months!

Jay Deas, manager of WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, is furious at the shocking news that their upcoming opponent, Luis Ortiz, tested positive for a banned substance. World Boxing Council Pre...Read More

Dillian Whyte Wants to Replace Ortiz, Challenge Wilder 11/4

Dillian Whyte didn’t waste any time trying to land the fight he has been chasing against Deontay Wilder. The British heavyweight contender volunteered Friday to replace Luis Ortiz on short notice now ...Read More

Wilder’s Handlers Considering Ortiz Replacements for November 4

Denotay Wilder’s managers, promoter Lou DiBella and adviser Al Haymon will spend Friday solidifying a plan B for the WBC heavyweight champion now that Luis Ortiz has failed a performance-enhancing dru...Read More