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Andy Ruiz Has No Problems Facing Luis Ortiz With a Full Camp

Andy Ruiz Jr. returned to the ring last week and stopped faded veteran Ray Austin in 4 rounds. Ruiz improved his record to 27-0 with 18 KOs with the victory. The 26-year-old Ruiz said that he is reded...Read More

Luis Ortiz-Alexander Ustinov Waits For HBO Date

The World Boxing Association has notified that the teams of WBA interim heavyweight champion Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz (25-0, 22 KOs) and #3 ranked Alexander Ustinov (33-1, 24 KOs) that an agree...Read More

Luis Ortiz Ready For Ustinov, Waiting On Next Available TV Date

Luis Ortiz and his handlers will feel much better about moving forward with plans to face Alexander Ustinov once they hear the news firsthand. For now, it’s comforting enough for the reigning interim ...Read More

Luis Ortiz-Alexander Ustinov: No Deal, Purse Bid Set For May 19

The Championships Committee of the World Boxing Association have ordered a purse bid for the mandatory fight between WBA interim-heavyweight champion Luis Ortiz and once-beaten Russian contender Alexa...Read More

Video: Luis Ortiz on Lucas Browne/PEDs, Canelo-Khan, More

Luis Ortiz Interview - Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez and Amir 'King' Khan are set for Saturday's headliner at the newly erected T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. ...Read More

Luis Ortiz Back on Track After Greg Cohen Withdraws Lawsuit

WBA interim-heavyweight champion Luis Ortiz (25-0, 22 KOs) of Cuba is back on track after a lawsuit being brought against him was withdrawn. ...Read More

Luis Ortiz's Manager: Cohen Lawsuit Won't Prevent June Return

Top rated heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz (25-0, 22 KOs) of Cuba has found himself in a legal tug of war. Promoter Greg Cohen recently filed a lawsuit in Manhattan against Ortiz and Dade Promotions,...Read More

'Fighting Words' - How One Scorecard Ended Judge Lloyd Scaife's Career

'Fighting Words' - How One Scorecard Ended Judge Lloyd Scaife's Career

by David P. Greisman - The problem, Lloyd Scaife soon recognized, is that he hadn’t initially realized there was a problem. And at that moment, barely minutes after the fight he’d been scoring from ri...Read More

Ustinov's Promoter Confident of Beating Golden Boy For Ortiz Bout

Vladimir Hryunov, manager and co-promoter of Russian heavyweight giant Alexander Ustinov, says a mandatory fight with Luis Ortiz will take place at the end of June. ...Read More

Luis Ortiz on Lucas Browne's Win, Fury-Klitschko Prediction

Dangerous Cuban heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz (25-0-1, 22KOs) is one of three WBA champions is his weight division. Earlier this year, the sanctioning body put together a mandatory tournament to...Read More

Luis Ortiz: HBO and Golden Boy Back Me, Big Fights Will Come

After knocking out durable contender Bryant Jennings last December, heavyweight Luis Ortiz (25-0, 22KOs) has seen the buzz about him skyrocket. Earlier this month he made his 2016 in-ring return as he...Read More

Matthysse's Eye Injury Lingers, Ruled Out For Canelo-Khan

Due to lingering effects of his eye injury that he suffered in his October loss to Viktor Postol, Lucas Matthysse will not be part of the May 7th pay-per-view card featuring Saul Alvarez and Amir Khan...Read More

HBO March 5 Doubleheader Averages 740,000 Viewers

Last Saturday night’s KO performance by Luis Ortiz in Washington, DC registered with HBO subscribers as an average of 740,000 viewers tuned in for the matchup with Tony Thompson. The fight peaked at 8...Read More

Luis Ortiz: Deontay Wilder is a Champion Until I Fight Him

WBA interim-heavyweight champion Luis Ortiz (25-0, 22KOs) believes that he has all of the necessary ingredients to blow through the entire heavyweight division. This past Saturday night, Ortiz knoc...Read More

Luis Ortiz: I'm Going To Beat Alexander Ustinov's Head In!

Washington DC - In what was a stay busy fight for rising heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz, he scored a knockout over veteran Tony Thompson this past Saturday. He knocked Thompson down multiple times f...Read More

"Fighting Words" - On Ortiz-Thompson, Vargas-Ali, D.C. Boxing

by David P. Greisman - The first boxing card I covered live was Mike Tyson’s final bout, when he quit against Kevin McBride and I asked a question in the post-fight press conference that made him curs...Read More

Video: Luis Ortiz Discusses Tony Thompson Win, What's Next

WASHINGTON, D.C. - WBA Interim Heavyweight World Champion Luis 'King Kong' Ortiz (25-0, 22 KOs) continued his rapid descent up the heavyweight division, knocking Tony 'The Tiger' Thompson (40-7, 27 KO...Read More

Golden Boy VP Open to Working With Anyone for Luis Ortiz Fights

Golden Boy Promotions has a heavyweight contender on its hands with Luis Ortiz, who stopped Bryant Jennings late last year and then finished late replacement opponent Tony Thompson in the sixth round ...Read More

Photos: Luis Ortiz Batters Tony Thompson For Knockout Win

WASHINGTON, D.C. - WBA Interim Heavyweight World Champion Luis 'King Kong' Ortiz (25-0, 22 KOs) continued his rapid descent up the heavyweight division, knocking Tony 'The Tiger' Thompson (40-7, 27 KO...Read More

Luis Ortiz Drops Tony Thompson Three Times For Knockout in Six

Luis Ortiz Drops Tony Thompson Three Times For Knockout in Six

By Cliff Rold - On Saturday night at the DC Armory in Washington, DC, in front of approximately 4,300 fans, Cuban-born 36-year old interim WBA heavyweight titlist Luis Ortiz (25-0, 22 KO) of Miami, Fl...Read More