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Photos: Luis Ortiz in Top Form For Lateef Kayode Clash

By Reynaldo Sanchez

Cuban heavyweight Luis Ortiz is closing out his workouts very hard. Ortiz, along with his team of Herman Caicedo, Claudio Lamothe and Javier Jiménez are very confident of victory on Thursday, September 11th when he faces Lateef Kayode at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, in a twelve round bout for the WBA interim-world title.

Jay Jimenez, Ortiz's manager, said - "We will go to Las Vegas to show that Luis has the skills and power to fight the best. Boxing fans will witness that Ortiz is ready to fight for a world title. He will surprise everyone"

"We are almost at 90%. Ortiz is in excellent physical condition, and we respect Mr. Kayode and Mr. Roach, and know that they will be there to try to win this fight. I told you already, the best Ortiz will always defeat the best Kayode," Caicedo said.

"I'm leaving my life in this fight, Kayode is a very good fighter, it will be a very tough fight. But, Mr. Kayode does not really know the problem he will have on September 11th," Ortiz said

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by loveboxingfan on 09-06-2014

Well at least this fight is fair and will show if Luis Ortiz is King Kong or a little Monkey :boxing::smashfrea

Comment by richardt on 09-06-2014

[QUOTE=drenlou;14915963]Who you got richardT?[/QUOTE]I think even though Kayode was a cruiserweight, with his bone structure, he will look like a heavyweight on fight night. He is big and strong but there are some fundamentals that are missing because he can…

Comment by GoldenGloveLove on 09-06-2014

I know Ortiz. His best opponent is a zombie version of Monte Barrett but I gotta say I never seen him look this good a shape and the Barrett fight showed me one thing: He's good enough to owe it…

Comment by BendOver on 09-05-2014

[QUOTE=New England;14916196]i have no idea who this dude is. does anybody know how tall he is, and what he weighs when he's in shape? does his weight stay consistent in his fights? what's his reach? how many fights does he…

Comment by New England on 09-05-2014

i have no idea who this dude is. does anybody know how tall he is, and what he weighs when he's in shape? does his weight stay consistent in his fights? what's his reach? how many fights does he have?…

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