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Alexander Flores Confident as Luis Ortiz Contest Draws Closer

California heavyweight Alexander "The Great" Alexander (18-2-1, 16 KOs), whose only pro losses have been to world champions, will have the opportunity of his boxing career on November 7th, when he takes on 2-time world title challenger Luis "King Kong" Ortiz (26 KOs).

King Kong vs. Alexander The Great will air live on FOX television, starting at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT, in the 10-round main event on the Premier Boxing Champions card from Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles.
"Ortiz is a 2-time world title challenger who has a lot of experience," Flores said. "I'm young, hungry, driven and determined to win. Beating Ortiz is a life-changing opportunity that I won't be taking for granted."
"Ortiz is a great fighter," Flores' promoter Keith Veltre (RJJ Boxing CEO/co-founder) added, "but I think he may regret fighting a hungry lion like Flores. Fighting the elite of the heavyweight division has never been a problem for Alexander, whose only two losses have been to world champions. He gained invaluable experience in those fights that he'll take into the ring against Oritz. We'd like to thank Team Ortiz, PBC and FOX for this tremendous opportunity."
The 30-year-old Flores, fighting out of Roland Heights (CA), lost in 2014 to world champions Charles Martin and Joseph Parker four years later Flores captured the World Boxing Council (WBC) Youth World heavyweight title in 2012 with a fifth-round stoppage of Joey Montoya.
Cuba-born Ortiz, who lives in Miami, has lost only twice, both times to world champion Deontay Wilder. Ortiz, a 41-year-old southpaw, has defeated a litany of world-class heavyweights during his 10 ½ year pro career, including Christian Hammer, Travis Kaufman, Malik Scott, Tony Thompson, Bryan Jennings, Monte Barrett, Lateef Kayode and Epifanio Mendoza. As an amateur, Ortiz had a reported 349-19 record, and he captured a gold medal at the 2006 Cuban National Championships.

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Rick Taylor on 10-29-2020

[QUOTE=Slicc;20844949]Based on what? His one loss to Usyk, who moved on to become undisputed? A 40-year-old Pov got dropped twice by Whyte and was on the verge of being finished, before coming back with that uppercut. He went through a…

Comment by Damn Wicked on 10-29-2020

[QUOTE=Eff Pandas;20844951]Ruiz vs Ortiz next time out. That ain't a bad fight for either guy.[/QUOTE] That's a very interesting matchup ! :boxing:

Comment by Eff Pandas on 10-29-2020

Ruiz vs Ortiz next time out. That ain't a bad fight for either guy.

Comment by Slicc on 10-29-2020

[QUOTE=Rick Taylor;20843011]hunter is a mediocre cruiserweight.[/QUOTE] Based on what? His one loss to Usyk, who moved on to become undisputed? [QUOTE=Rick Taylor;20843011]comes to win. povetkin is mentally weak and just gives up in hardest fights.[/QUOTE] A 40-year-old Pov got dropped…

Comment by JakeTheBoxer on 10-29-2020

Ortiz is the best undercard fighter ever.

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