Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Fury vs Ortiz?
Tyson Fury could square off against Luis Ortiz in Summer 2021 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Fury vs Ortiz stats
Tyson Fury would step into the ring with an undefeated record of 30 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Luis Ortiz would make his way to the ring with a record of 32 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 27 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Ortiz would have advantage in power over Fury, with a 84% knock out percentage over Fury's 70%.
Tyson Fury is the younger man by 9 years, at 33 years old.
Fury has a height advantage of 5 inches over Ortiz. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Tyson Fury fights out of the orthodox stance, while Luis Ortiz is a southpaw.
Fury is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 2 months earlier than Ortiz, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 31 more professional rounds, 193 to Ortiz's 162.
Luis Ortiz is currently ranked number 6 by the WBA, 4 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO, 10 by the IBF and 6 by the RING in the 201lb division.
Fury vs Ortiz form
Fury remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his recent opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Deontay Wilder on 22nd February 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Otto Wallin on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Tom Schwarz on 15th June 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had drawn with Deontay Wilder on 1st December 2018 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.
He had defeated Francesco Pianeta on 18th August 2018 by points in the 10th round at Windsor Park, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.
Ortiz has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he won against Alexander Flores on 7th November 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Microsoft Theater, California, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Deontay Wilder on 23rd November 2019 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Christian Hammer on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had defeated Travis Kauffman on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 10th round at Staples Center, LA.
Hehad beat Razvan Cojanu on 28th July 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Staples Center, LA.
In terms of recent activity, Tyson Fury has been fighting more than Luis Ortiz.
Tyson Fury last fought 1 year, 7 months and 5 days ago, while Luis Ortiz's last outing was 10 months and 20 days ago.
Fury's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.
Ortiz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 30 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Fury vs Ortiz?
Luis Ortiz is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Tyson Fury if you fancy the incredible upset.