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Luis Ortiz Easily Destroys Lateef Kayode in One

By Rick Reeno

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas - In a battle for the vacant WBA interim-heavyweight title, Luis "King Kong" Ortiz (22-0, 19KOs) stopped previously undefeated Lateef "Power" Kayode (20-1, 16KOs) in the first round.

A left hook by Ortiz dropped Kayode in the first minute. Kayode became very defensive and then he was once again rocked by a hard left. This time Ortiz trapped him in the corner and unleashed an arsenal or power punches to force referee Robert Byrd to step in to wave things off. Kayode was out on his feet when the fight was waved off.

Ortiz now becomes the mandatory challenger to WBA 'regular' heavyweight champion Ruslan Chagaev. Unified king Wladimir Klitschko is the WBA's "super champion" at the weight.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by loveboxingfan on 09-16-2014

This Luis guy Fights like Holyfield and punches like Tyson he is a gorilla for real he looks like he transforms when he steps in the ring. Amazing he has the perfect name to.We need to see him with a…

Comment by FlatLine on 09-13-2014

[QUOTE=GhostBlade;14939440]Kayode is horrible. Ortiz had his number and was going to knock him out in spectacular fashion had the fight went on. Reasonable stoppage. The fight was nowhere near competitive.[/QUOTE] You never know what's going to happen that early in…

Comment by Mexican_Puppet on 09-13-2014

Ortiz vs Andy Ruiz Jr :boxing:

Comment by GhostBlade on 09-12-2014

Kayode is horrible. Ortiz had his number and was going to knock him out in spectacular fashion had the fight went on. Reasonable stoppage. The fight was nowhere near competitive.

Comment by PAC-BOY on 09-12-2014

[QUOTE=BostonGuy;14939335]I like what I see from Ortiz but I'm not ready to ordain him the next hw champ until I see him against a top 10 opponent. He has potential no doubt[/QUOTE] I know...Im just being a tad bit bias…

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