Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Luis Ortiz Coach Expects Wilder Rematch, Feels Joshua Will Delay

By Elisinio Castillo

German Caicedo, who is the trainer of heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs), believes his boxer will get the rematch with WBC champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) in the near future.

While there is a lot of discussion about a unification at the moment, Caicedo does not expect IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO champion Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) to fight Wilder.

"Yes, I think [the rematch will happen]. Joshua is young, he does not have to hurry, he has time, he can wait as long as he wants with three titles and he continues to sell out stadiums," Caicedo told George Ebro.

wilder-ortiz-weights (10)

Last month at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Ortiz nearly derailed Wilder when he had him in serious trouble during the seventh round.

Wilder was able to weather the story and came back to knock Ortiz out in the tenth round.

Regarding Wilder, Ortiz believes his pick of marketable opponents is running thin and he needs a fighter like Ortiz.

"[Wilder is] a little older, he has no one to fight with. Luis was winning the fight before the knockout, so Wilder has to offer the rematch because he has no other opponent. Who will give him a fight? Breazeale? Martin? There is no other important opponent ranked under the World Boxing Council. I hope it happens on pay per view," the veteran coach said.

And of course, there will be some adjustments for the second fight.

"Some things [will be changed]. My way is to work hard, but I listen to the boxer, so let's find the best way to decipher the Wilder puzzle." Caicedo said.

The World Boxing Council recently ordered Ortiz to take part in a final WBC eliminator against Dillian Whyte of the UK. There is still no definitive word if Whyte intends to go in that direction.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Deontay Wilder on 05-24-2018

I hear Arreola's available

Comment by GreatErikk on 05-24-2018

So, Luis Ortiz healed from mental frictions of the 1st fight??? Wilder will Stivern2 him in rematch!

Comment by KING5TWENTY on 05-24-2018

Aj has a great publicist 1rst day in America he was seen by q0cmillion Americans at the Warriors game. They put the camera on him and said heavyweight chanp Anothony Johnson we want to see you fight Deontay Wilder. Next…

Comment by DramaShow on 05-24-2018

You just had your chance. You did well for on oldie but it's someone else's turn now.

Comment by Sid-Knee on 05-24-2018

[QUOTE=Curt Henning;18799629]good ole anthony "johnson" chickenson at it again[/QUOTE] What is he at again? We haven't heard anything about the negotiations they're going through. Stop with the Americanisms, it's tiresome.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (19)
Top Headlines Adrien Broner: Pacquiao is Definitely My Biggest Career Fight Amir Khan: If Brook is a Real Man - He Should Admit He's Gay! Nasukawa Eyes KO: I Want To Kick Mayweather's Ass! Photos: Adrien Broner Putting in Work For Pacquiao Title Clash MSG Exec: We Want To Do Biggest, Best Canelo Fights Photos: Cecilia Braekhus Opens School in Uganda Warren 'Fighting For Revenge' in Title Clash on Pacquiao-Broner Gausha 'To Punish' Hernandez on Saturday's Charlo Card Korobov's Manager: This Is A Better Fight Than Charlo-Monroe Baysangurov and AmirKhanyan Headline Show in Kazan Hearn: DAZN wants Canelo to Fight Jacobs and GGG Next Year Chisora Vows To Pounce on Whyte, Take Him To War Showtime To Air Whyte-Chisora Rematch Live From London Barthelemy Could See Pacquiao Stopping Broner in Six Rounds Hearn: Deontay Wilder Not a PPV Star; Talks With His Team Better Jacobs: I'll Move Up To 168 To Fight Canelo; Doesn't Matter To Me Whyte Brushes Off Joshua's Prediction of Chisora Victory Warrington: I Don't View Frampton as Elite, Has Weaknesses Martin Murray Does Not Plan To Rebuild Again if He Loses Povetkin Interested in Facing Whyte or Chisora in 2019 De La Hoya: Canelo Must KO Golovkin in Trilogy, No Decision David Price is Desperate To Taste Victory Again Jermell Charlo Preps For Harrison With a Brooklyn State of Mind De La Hoya: Canelo's KO Opens Doors To New Opponents At 168 Referee Having Sleepless Nights Over Stevenson Outcome David Lemieux Will Fight Next at 168-Pounds, Says Estephan Photos: Manny Pacquiao Celebrates, Throws 40th Birthday Bash David Benavidez: I'm Hungrier Than Ever, More Motivated Dana White Reacts To De La Hoya's Challenge To Fight on May 4 Badou Jack vs. Marcus Browne Finalized For Pacquiao-Broner Photos: Pacquiao, Birthday Aside, Putting in Work For Broner Claressa Shields - BWAA's 2018 Female Fighter of the Year Joshua-Miller At MSG Could Bring Khan-Brook To Wembley 4/13 Korobov: Charlo Just Saying It, He Should Prove It In The Ring Anthony Joshua Backs Dereck Chisora To 'Whoop' Dillian Whyte News: Lolenga Mock, Shohjahon Ergashev, Frampton-Warrington Jon Fernandez Bounces Back With TKO Win in Ponferrada, Spain Jaime Munguia vs. Takeshi Inoue - Undercard is Revealed WBC To Fully Investigate Monroe's Use of Testosterone Booster Jermall Charlo vs. Matt Korobov Set Down, Monroe Out
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement