Ortiz vs Cojanu Info
Luis Ortiz beat Razvan Cojanu by knockout in the 2nd round on Saturday 28th July 2018 at Staples Center in LA.
The fight took place over rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Ortiz vs Cojanu stats
Luis Ortiz stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 1 loss and draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Razvan Cojanu made his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 3 loses and draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Ortiz had a large advantage in power over Cojanu, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Cojanu's 56%.
Luis Ortiz was the older man by 8 years, at 41 years old.
Cojanu had a height advantage of 4 inches over Ortiz.
Luis Ortiz fought out of the southpaw stance, while Razvan Cojanu was an orthodox fighter.
Ortiz was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 year earlier than Cojanu, who’s first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 65 more professional rounds, 161 to Cojanu's 96.
Luis Ortiz went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBC in the heavyweight division.
Ortiz vs Cojanu form
Ortiz had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Deontay Wilder on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated David Allen on 10th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Malik Scott on 12th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Before that, he had won against Tony Thompson on 5th March 2016 by knockout in the 6th round at DC Armory, Washington, United States.
He had beat Bryant Jennings on 19th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona.
Cojanu had lost to all of his last 1 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Joseph Parker on 6th May 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Heavyweight championship fight at Vodafone Events Centre, Manukau City, New Zealand.
Ortiz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 2 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
Cojanu's last 1 fights had come over a period of , meaning he had been fighting on average every . In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.
What time did Ortiz vs Cojanu start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 pm EST / 6:00 pm PST at Staples Center, LA, United States, which was around 2:00 am BST in the UK.