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Luis Ortiz vs Filip Hrgovic preview
When is Ortiz vs Hrgovic?
Luis Ortiz could face Filip Hrgovic in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
The contest would be a final eliminator for the IBF heavyweight championship of the world.
Ortiz vs Hrgovic stats
Luis Ortiz would step into the ring with a record of 33 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 28 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Filip Hrgovic would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 15 wins and 0 draws, with 12 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Ortiz would have a slight advantage in power over Hrgovic, with a 85% knock out percentage over Hrgovic's 80%.
Luis Ortiz is the older man by 14 years, at 44 years old.
Hrgovic has a height advantage of 2 inches over Ortiz.
Luis Ortiz fights out of the southpaw stance, while Filip Hrgovic is an orthodox fighter.
Ortiz is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 21 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 7 years and 7 months earlier than Hrgovic, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 119 more professional rounds, 180 to Hrgovic's 61.
Luis Ortiz goes into the fight ranked number 7 by the WBA, 12 by the WBC, 15 by the IBF and 7 by the RING at heavyweight.
Filip Hrgovic is currently ranked number 8 by the WBA, 15 by the WBC, 4 by the WBO, 1 by the IBF and 9 by the RING in the 201lb division.
Ortiz vs Hrgovic form
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 won against 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 beat Christian Hammer on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Hrgovic remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he defeated Zhilei Zhang on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Emir Ahmatovic on 4th December 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Marko Radonjic on 10th September 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Worthersee Stadium, Klagenfurt, Austria.
Before that, he had defeated Rydell Booker on 7th November 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
He had beat Alexandre Kartozia on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at Struer Arena, Struer, Denmark.
In terms of recent activity, Filip Hrgovic has been fighting more than Luis Ortiz.
Luis Ortiz last fought 6 months and 25 days ago, while Filip Hrgovic's last outing was 7 months and 9 days ago.
Ortiz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 27 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
Hrgovic's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 3 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 25 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 5 rounds on average.
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