Luis Ortiz Targets Early 2014 Return, Klitschko's Title

By Reynaldo Sanchez

Earlier this week, undefeated Cuban heavyweight Luis Ortiz (20-0, 17 KO's) beat Puerto Rico's Alex Gonzalez in two minutes of the first round on at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida to keep his unbeaten streak intact, as he hopes to land a world title fight in the coming months .

Jay Jimenez, Ortiz’s manager and CEO of King Kong Boxing, says Ortiz has a good opportunity to get a world title fight in June 2014.

"We recently signed a promotional contract with Golden Boy Promotions and we have in our plans to fight for a world title held by Wladimir Klitschko before the end of 2014," Jiminez said.

Luis Ortiz said - "I am training hard at the 5th Street Gym and the Caicedo’s Sport Gym in Florida. We are ready to return to the best positions in the rankings and I want assure all of the boxing fans in South Florida that I am going to bring the heavyweight title to America."

Jiminez indicates that Ortiz will return to action in January or early February in a stay-busy fight, and then he wants his boxer to land a big fight.

Tags: Luis Ortiz image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 11-29-2013

[QUOTE=Russian Crushin;13978015]He wants a title yet he has yet to fight a top 200 HW? His competition makes Wilder look like an ATG[/QUOTE] that WBA international title has had him at the #2 spot all year...

Comment by joe strong on 11-29-2013

Ortiz & arreola are the top ranked WBA contenders as of nov 7... [url][/url] some guys are dropped out like boytsov. Ustinov moves up as does Antonio tarver after winning the vacant NABA title over shppard. oquendo vacated it...

Comment by Russian Crushin on 11-29-2013

He wants a title yet he has yet to fight a top 200 HW? His competition makes Wilder look like an ATG

Comment by kozone on 11-29-2013

El Mercedes coño!!! 3 cuban heavyweight studs in Ortiz, Perez, and solis!!

Comment by BendOver on 11-29-2013

You are going to hear a lots of "high risk low rewards" $h1t or he needs to fight a guy with a pulse, but who is going to step up?

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (9)
Top Headlines Dillian Whyte Wants Deontay Wilder Next, Calls for June Fight Konstantin Ponomarev, Sirotkin, Shakhnazaryan Win in Russia Dillian Whyte Knocks Lucas Browne Out Cold in Sixth Round Tyron Zeuge Takes Out Isaac Ekpo in Two Rounds Dillian Whyte vs. Lucas Browne - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Karo Murat Stops Reeves in Twelfth To Win Vacant IBO Belt Callum Johnson Demolishes Frank Buglioni in One Round Lewis Ritson Banks Thrilling Stoppage of Scott Cardle in Two Anthony Fowler Puts Down Kalilou Dembele in Fifth Round Dereck Chisora Blasts Azzouzi, Has Words With Haye and Joyce Tyson Fury: I Told You Joshua Was a Sh*thouse, Scared of Me Dillian Whyte vs. Lucas Browne - LIVE Results From O2 Arena WBC Prez is Stunned By The News of Canelo's Suspension Browne Hopes To Land Title Fight on The Back of Beating Whyte Hearn: Dillian Whyte-Lucas Browne Will Be An Absolute War! Whyte-Browne: Who Stays in the Mix? Trainer: Parker, Not Klitschko, Will Be Biggest Test for Joshua Hatton: Whyte-Browne is 50-50, But Lucas is a Murderous Puncher Nelson Explains How PED Issue Hurts Canelo - Win or Lose Daily Bread Mailbag: Canelo's Tests, Loma-Linares, Charlo-Jacobs Frank Warren: Hearn Will Face a Battle To Keep Anthony Joshua Joshua: I'm Leading The Pack, Brought Division Back To Life! Woodley: Mayweather's MMA Training Will Start Next Week Froch Gives Canelo The Edge To Beat Golovkin, He Explains Why Juan Carlos Payano, Reymart Gaballo Get Big Wins in Florida Making Sense Out Of The UFC Signing Anthony Joshua GGG's Promoter Praises NSAC For Taking Canelo Tests Seriously Video: Johnny Nelson Talks Canelo-Golovkin, Joshua-Wilder Video: Carl Froch Talks Canelo-Golovkin, PEDs, Joshua-Wilder Saunders: When I Face Golovkin or Canelo - You Will See My Best Golden Boy Reacts To Canelo Being Temporarily Suspended Canelo is 'Temporarily Suspended' By NSAC Due To Failed Tests Joshua: Losing Scares Me, Stays on Your Record For Eternity Crawford-Horn Rescheduled for June 9 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas Tyson Fury is Reportedly Closing a Deal With Frank Warren Abel Sanchez: After Vera, Soro Wants Castano Rematch Photos: Jose Martinez, Alejandro Santiago Ready For Battle in PR Badou Jack: I'm Coming To Beat Up Adonis Stevenson! Kody Davies Inks With Hayemaker Ringstar, Fights on Bellew-Haye Parker: Joshua Disrespected Press From New Zealand, Samoa

Latest Active Forum Threads