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Luis Ortiz Warns Tony Thompson: Barking Dogs Don't Bite!

After weeks of attacking Luis Ortiz on BoxingScene.com, veteran Tony Thompson will get his opportunity to face the Cuban fighter on March 5th in Washington. The WBA has yet to sanction this fight for ...Read More

Luis Ortiz-Thompson Set, But Not Yet Sanctioned By WBA

Golden Boy Promotions had entertained the notion of a non-title for Luis Ortiz if that's what it took to keep the unbeaten heavyweight active. That theory will now be put to the test. ...Read More

Luis Ortiz-Tony Thompson Finalized For March 5th on HBO

LOS ANGELES - Fresh from a stunning knockout of Bryant 'By-By' Jennings and eager to continue his quest to be the best heavyweight in the sport, WBA Interim Heavyweight World Champion Luis 'The Real K...Read More

Luis Ortiz Stays Patient, Waiting For Opponent To Get Finalized

Luis Ortiz Stays Patient, Waiting For Opponent To Get Finalized

By Jake Donovan - Luis 'The Real King Kong' Ortiz is now just four weeks out from his next planned ring appearance. The consummate gym rat would be training even if he didn’t have a fight coming up, b...Read More

Thompson: They Can't Find a Bum For Luis Ortiz, I'd Expose Him!

A furious Tony Thompson caught up with BoxingScene.com and chuckled at the notion that finding an opponent for Luis Ortiz is "Mission Impossible." BoxingScene reported on Friday that Ortiz's upcom...Read More

Luis Ortiz's Opponent Hunt Continues For 3/5 HBO Date

Right now, finding an opponent for heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz is becoming mission impossible for Golden Boy Promotions, which hopes to showcase him on March 5th on HBO. ...Read More

Alexander Ustinov Accepts WBA Showdown With Luis Ortiz

BoxingScene.com reported on Wednesday that the World Boxing Association (WBA) was having trouble locating Alexander Ustinov (33-1, 24 KOs) to take part in their heavyweight tournament. ...Read More

WBA: Alexander Ustinov is MIA, Must Decide on Luis Ortiz

Earlier this year, the World Boxing Association (WBA) announced a resolution earlier this year which ordered a heavyweight tournament with a series of fights to create a single world champion. At the ...Read More

Luis Ortiz's Trainer: Dimitrenko Will Present Few Problems

German Caicedo, trainer of WBA interim-heavyweight champion Luis Ortiz, is very familiar with their next opponent, Alexander Dimitrenko. He crossed paths with Dimitrenko in 2009, when the fighter w...Read More

Thompson: Luis Ortiz is an HBO Hype Job, Looks Older Than Me

Heavyweight veteran Tony Thompson (40-6, 27KOs) is hungry to get a fight with WBA interim-champion Luis Ortiz (24-0, 21KOs). He was shocked to hear that Ortiz is going to fight Eastern Euro veteran A...Read More

Luis Ortiz Lands Alexander Dimitrenko For March 5 HBO Headliner

As 2015 ended with Luis Ortiz emphatically announcing his arrival at (or at least near) the top of the heavyweight stage, 2016 began with a frantic search to land an opponent for his next assignment. ...Read More

Team Ustinov Clarify Stance on Luis Ortiz Ttile Fight Offer

The hunt continues to find a willing opponent for Luis Ortiz' next ring appearance. The unbeaten Cuban souhtpaw is due to headline a March 5 edition of HBO's Boxing After Dark, but the clock is windin...Read More

Luis Ortiz, Payano Meet With WBA Prez, Ready For Busy 2016

One of the benefits of being a gym rat is that you are always around for the off-chance that a surprise visitor will show up. Luis Ortiz and Juan Carlos Payano were in the right place at the right tim...Read More

Luis Ortiz Ready: I Can Beat Both Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury

WBA interim-heavyweight champion Luis Ortiz of Cuba believes he will be the last man standing at the top of his division. He wants fight and clear out the champions who are sitting at the top of his w...Read More

Roach Clears Up Rumors on Guillermo Rigondeaux, Luis Ortiz

New York, New York - Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach has been linked to some Cuban fighters as of late. It was reported and then refuted on BoxingScene.com that Roach was approached with an offer t...Read More

WBA Creates Tournament To Set One Champion in Organization

The World Boxing Association (WBA) has come under fire for its creating of multiple champions per weight class. It remains a problem to this day in many weight divisions, but progress begins with a si...Read More

Team Rigondeaux Deny Freddie Roach's Training Claim

The team behind two-time Olympic gold medal winner Guillermo Rigondeaux have denied a recent claim that was made by trainer Freddie Roach, who told reporters that he was approached with an offer to tr...Read More

Luis Ortiz: I Have No Idea What Freddie Roach is Talking About

Earlier today, BoxingScene.com published a report where Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach was claiming to have received an offer to train WBA interim-heavyweight champion Luis Ortiz of Cuba. ...Read More

Freddie Roach: I Have Received an Offer To Train Luis Ortiz

According to Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, he has an offer to train WBA interim-heavyweight champion Luis Ortiz of Cuba. Last month, Ortiz (24-0, 21KOs) picked up his most impressive win to ...Read More

Luis Ortiz To Start Training, Vows World Title Win in 2016

After Luis Ortiz (24-0, 21KOs) shattered Bryan Jennings in in seven rounds on December 19th at the Turning Stone Casino Resort in Verona, the Cuban heavyweight remained fairly close to the gym. He adv...Read More