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."
"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…Post a Comment/View More User Comments (15)