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Luis Ortiz: I Have This Dagger in My Heart - I Want Wilder Again!

Cuban heavyweight Luis "King Kong" Ortiz is looking for some payback. The dangerous boxer felt he was a few punches away from knocking out WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) back i...Read More

Luis Ortiz Coach Talks Loss, Confident Wilder is KO'd in Rematch

Trainer German Caicedo, who works with Cuban heavyweight puncher Luis Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs), allowed a reasonable amount of time to pass before watching the contest with Deontay Wilder again. On March ...Read More

Wilder Reacts To Ortiz's Claim That He Was Saved From KO Loss

Earlier this month, fans were treated to a heavyweight war when WBC world champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) knocked out Cuban puncher Luis Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs) in the tenth round. After four caut...Read More

Wilder: Last Fight Showed Nobody Has Skill Set To Beat Me!

WBC heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) believes his last fight made a huge statement to the critics. Wilder collided in the ring with undefeated Cuban challenger Luis Ortiz (28-1...Read More

Trainer: Wilder Was Only 72-76% When He Beat Luis Ortiz

According to Jay Deas, the trainer and co-manager of WBC heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs), says his boxer was far from 100% when facing unbeaten Luis Ortiz last Saturday night ...Read More

Hearn: If Not For The Extra Time - Ortiz May Have Finished Wilder

Heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs) is not happy with the way his world title shot played out last weekend at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Ortiz had WBC heavyweight champion ...Read More

Team Ortiz: Ratings Show There Should Be a Wilder Rematch

Recently a story ran on BoxingScene.com in which Luis Ortiz and his manager Jay Jimenez expressed their frustrations with the actions taken after Ortiz badly hurt Deontay Wilder in the 7th round. When...Read More

Luis Ortiz Believes "Shady" Eight Should Push Wilder Rematch

Cuban heavyweight puncher Luis Ortiz (28-1, 24 KOs) is not happy with the way last Saturday's fight played out with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs). Ortiz believed the fight was...Read More

Wilder's Manager: We Don't Need 50-50 Split to Make Joshua Fight

NEW YORK – Deontay Wilder’s manager claims his highly anticipated heavyweight title fight against Anthony Joshua won’t be as complicated to make as those that follow boxing have been led to believe. S...Read More

Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz: Afterthoughts

by Cliff Rold - Some longtime boxing fans and followers are good at lying to themselves. They’ll discuss the finer points of the game and grow to admire the most sophisticated of slick boxers. It migh...Read More

Wilder's Trainer Rejects Claims They Had Extra Time To Recover

Jay Deas, the trainer and co-manager of WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs), rejects the claims from critics who believe his boxer received additional time to recover from a harsh a...Read More

Hughie Fury Gives His Take on Wilder's KO of Ortiz, Joshua-Parker

Hughie Fury is ready to punch his way back into world heavyweight title contention once he’s claimed the British Heavyweight crown. Fury makes his long awaited return to the ring on Saturday 12th May ...Read More

Wilder-Ortiz Showtime's Highest-Rated Fight Since Wilder-Stiverne

Not since Deontay Wilder won the WBC heavyweight title from Bermane Stiverne have as many viewers watched a boxing match on Showtime as they did Saturday night. According to ratings released Tuesday b...Read More

Wilder's Trainer: I Was Worried in 7th, But Deontay Digs Deep

Jay Deas, the trainer and co-manager of WBC heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs), admits he was worried last Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. During the...Read More

Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz - CompuBox's By The Numbers

CompuBox By The Numbers Wilder-Ortiz - Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York - In a fight of extreme extremes, Deontay Wilder overcame several instances of deep trouble to score three knockdowns (one in...Read More

Wilder: Glad I Went Through 7th Round; Showed I Can Take Punch

NEW YORK – The shaky sequence almost cost Deontay Wilder his unblemished record, the WBC heavyweight title and a shot at an eight-figure payday against Anthony Joshua. Wilder still is pleased that he ...Read More

Wilder: I Wasn't Hurt; Didn't Think Ref Would Stop Fight in 7th

NEW YORK – Deontay Wilder wasn’t worried referee David Fields would stop his fight against Luis Ortiz when Wilder was on the verge of getting knocked out in the seventh round. Fields is generally rega...Read More

Weekend Review: Deontay Wilder Makes a Dramatic Statement

Deontay Wilder: Wilder’s critics undoubtedly were poised to pounce on the WBC heavyweight titleholder in the seventh round on Saturday, when Luis Ortiz had Wilder out on his feet and on the verge of h...Read More

Wilder: After What I Did To Ortiz - Joshua Definitely Won't Want It!

DEONTAY WILDER says Anthony Joshua is running scared of a mega-money shot at his WBC heavyweight title. The big-punching American moved to 40-0 by stopping the previously undefeated Luis Ortiz in the ...Read More

Tyson Fury: After That, I've Got No Doubt That I'll Knock Wilder Out!

Former undisputed heavyweight champion Tyson Fury was a very interested observer, as he watched Deontay Wilder recover from a seventh round scare to retain his World Boxing Council heavyweight title o...Read More