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When is Joshua vs Ortiz?
Anthony Joshua could face Luis Ortiz in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United Kingdom.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Joshua vs Ortiz stats
Anthony Joshua would step into the ring with a record of 24 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Luis Ortiz would make his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 28 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Joshua would have a slight advantage in power over Ortiz, with a 92% knock out percentage over Ortiz's 85%.
Anthony Joshua is the younger man by 10 years, at 33 years old.
Joshua has a height advantage of 2 inches over Ortiz. Despite this, Ortiz has 2-inch reach advantage.
Anthony Joshua fights out of the orthodox stance, while Luis Ortiz is a southpaw.
Joshua is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 9 less fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 year and 7 months later than Ortiz, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 44 less professional rounds, 136 to Ortiz's 180.
Anthony Joshua goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA, 5 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO, 4 by the IBF and 2 by the RING at heavyweight.
Luis Ortiz is currently ranked number 8 by the WBA, 11 by the WBC, 14 by the IBF and 6 by the RING in the 201lb division.
Joshua vs Ortiz form
Joshua has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Oleksandr Usyk on 20th August 2022 by split decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Oleksandr Usyk on 25th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, IBF World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Kubrat Pulev on 12th December 2020 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, WBO World Heavyweight and IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Arena, London.
Before that, he had won against Andy Ruiz Jr on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Heavyweight, WBA Super World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
He had lost to Andy Ruiz Jr on 1st June 2019 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Super World Heavyweight, IBF World Heavyweight and WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.
Ortiz has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Andy Ruiz Jr on 4th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Charles Martin on 1st January 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their IBF World Heavyweight eliminator fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Alexander Flores on 7th November 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Microsoft Theater, California.
Before 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.
He had won against Christian Hammer on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
In terms of recent activity, Anthony Joshua has been fighting more than Luis Ortiz.
Anthony Joshua last fought 3 months and 11 days ago, while Luis Ortiz's last outing was 2 months and 27 days ago.
Joshua's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 6 months, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 52 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.4 rounds on average.
Ortiz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
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