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Tony Thompson: I Don't See The 'Special' in Luis Ortiz

Heavyweight veteran Tony Thompson does not see anything special about feared puncher Luis Ortiz (26-0, 22KOs) of Cuba. On Saturday night in Monte Carlo, Ortiz won a twelve round unanimous decision ove...Read More

Tony Thompson: That ‘Fool’ Dillian Whyte Is C-Level, Easy Work

If a long-discussed Dillian Whyte-Dereck Chisora fight doesn’t happen next month, Tony Thompson is more than willing to fight Whyte. Thompson is 45, but has pulled off upsets against then-unbeaten Bri...Read More

Tony Thompson Ready: I'd Whoop Hughie Fury's Ass!

Long-time heavyweight contender and two-time title challenger Tony Thompson (40-7) reached out to BoxingScene after hearing the news that Andy Ruiz withdrew from his October 29 bout against Hughie Fur...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

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

"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

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

Luis Ortiz-Tony Thompson: CompuBox Historical Review

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 King Kong' Orti...Read More

Ortiz Cautions Thompson: Nobody Is Knocking Me The F*** Out

From the moment he obliterated perennial Top 10 contender Bryant Jennings to end his 2015 campaign, Luis Ortiz knew he'd be walking around with a bulls-eye on his back. The unbeaten Cuban southpaw ...Read More

Photos: Luis Ortiz, Tony Thompson, Ali, Vargas Ready For Battle

Luis Ortiz is set for his fourth fight in a span of just nine months as he takes on veteran heavyweight Tony Thompson. Their non-title fight takes place Saturday evening at the D.C. Armory in Washingt...Read More

Weights From Washington, DC: Ortiz 242.6, Thompson 263.8

Luis Ortiz is set for his fourth fight in a span of just nine months as he takes on veteran heavyweight Tony Thompson. Their non-title fight takes place Saturday evening at the D.C. Armory in Washingt...Read More

Golden Boy Matchmaker Wary of Southpaw Thompson vs. Ortiz

NEW YORK – One of Luis Ortiz’s promoters thinks the unbeaten Cuban knockout artist could be in for a more difficult fight Saturday night than the extremely long odds suggest. ...Read More

Photos: Luis Ortiz-Tony Thompson, Ali-Vargas Go Face To Face

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Fighters featured on the March 5 HBO Boxing After Dark telecast shared their final thoughts ahead of Saturday's fights at the final press conference today in Washington, D.C. WBA I...Read More

Thompson: I'm Going To Try To Knock Luis Ortiz The F*** Out!

Thompson: I'm Going To Try To Knock Luis Ortiz The F*** Out!

By Jake Donovan - It was the night before Halloween, but Tony Thompson was already all out of tricks in search of a treat that would have come with a win over Malik Scott. The middle-aged heavyweight ...Read More

WBA: Luis Ortiz-Tony Thompson Not Sanctioned as Title Fight

Misinformation travels across the internet at the speed of light. But unlike light, misinformation does not illuminate. Misinformation shrouds the facts in darkness. One cannot always believe what ...Read More

Video: Luis Ortiz Putting in Hard Work For Tony Thompson

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 Content With Random Testing To Prove He's Clean

The undefeated record he boasts certainly suggests Luis Ortiz (24-0, 21KOs) has been perfect to date, but he remains haunted by the one low point thus far in his pro career. His Sept. '14 1st round kn...Read More

Luis Ortiz Hopes Activity Level Doesn't Slow Down Anytime Soon

There's a certain amount of satisfaction that comes with being the one fighter in your division whom few others wish to face. The cost, however, comes in not remaining as active as you wish, as you ca...Read More