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Photos: Luis Ortiz Putting in Work For Lateef Kayode

By Reynaldo Sanchez

Undefeated Cuban heavyweight Luis Ortiz 21-0 (18 KO’s) is training hard for his upcoming showdown with Lateef Kayode (20-0, 16KOs) for the vacant WBA interim-title on September 11th at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

"I'm training hard and my concentration and main goal is to reaching a higher level. Immediately after I beat Monte Barrett at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California in four rounds in April, I returned to the gym to maintain my physical condition," Ortiz said. "Boxing is a very tough job, but if you lose concentration defeat can come quickly and your career will become a problem. I had some difficulties in the past, but now everything is going well. I think the enthusiasm and the family are important to help us refocus our lives."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BostonGuy on 08-06-2014

"Interim WBA title"??? Didn't Ruslan Chagaev just face Fres Quendo for the WBA 'regular' title? Why in f*ck would there be an interim title? As to the fight itself, I guess it's a decent matchup even though I haven't seen…

Comment by 493dart on 08-06-2014

[QUOTE=richardt;14829960]Solid matchup at this level! Two undefeated physically strong heavyweights who wont back down.[/QUOTE] great to see Leaf ? someone and ....uhmm.. the other guy thats above 200 lbs. great job pro boxing !! For a title !!!!!! ??? maybe…

Comment by richardt on 08-06-2014

Solid matchup at this level! Two undefeated physically strong heavyweights who wont back down.

Comment by Freedom. on 08-06-2014

[QUOTE=Loque-san;14829904]Who cares if this fight is for a meaningless bullsh1t interim belt? This is a decent fight between two undefeated heavyweight contenders. Forget that a title is on the line and just enjoy the fight. [/QUOTE]Yes, it will likely be…

Comment by Loque-san on 08-06-2014

Who cares if this fight is for a meaningless bullsh1t interim belt? This is a decent fight between two undefeated heavyweight contenders. Forget that a title is on the line and just enjoy the fight. The "face of Boxing" is…

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