Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Ortiz vs Flores?
Luis Ortiz beat Alexander Flores by knockout in the 1st round on Saturday 7th November 2020 at Microsoft Theater in California.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 10 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
The undercard featured the clash of Sanchez vs Howard.
Ortiz vs Flores stats
Luis Ortiz stepped into the ring with a record of 31 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 26 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alexander Flores made his way to the ring with a record of 18 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 16 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Flores had a slight advantage in power over Ortiz, with a 89% knock out percentage over Ortiz's 84%.
Luis Ortiz was the older man by 11 years, at 43 years old.
Luis Ortiz fought out of the southpaw stance, while Alexander Flores was an orthodox fighter.
Ortiz was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 12 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 1 month earlier than Flores, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 98 more professional rounds, 168 to Flores' 70.
Luis Ortiz went into the fight ranked number 4 by the WBA and 3 by the WBC at heavyweight.
Ortiz vs Flores form
Ortiz had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Travis Kauffman on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 10th round at Staples Center, LA, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Razvan Cojanu on 28th July 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Staples Center, LA.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by 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.
Before that, he had beat David Allen on 10th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.
He had won against Malik Scott on 12th November 2016 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
Ortiz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
What time did Ortiz vs Flores start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Microsoft Theater, California, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
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What were the odds on Ortiz vs Flores?
Luis Ortiz was a 3/100 (-3333) favourite going into the contest, while Alexander Flores made his way into the ring at 11/1 (+1100) with oddsmakers.