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Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Ortiz vs Martin?
Luis Ortiz is set to fight Charles Martin on Saturday 1st January 2022 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Florida.
The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there is no weight limit.
This contest is for the IBF heavyweight championship of the world.
The undercard is set to feature the clash of Sanchez vs Negron.
Ortiz vs Martin stats
Luis Ortiz steps into the ring with a record of 32 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 27 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Charles Martin will make his way to the ring with a record of 28 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 25 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Martin has a slight advantage in power over Ortiz, with a 89% knock out percentage over Ortiz's 84%.
Luis Ortiz is the older man by 7 years, at 42 years old.
Martin has a height advantage of 1 inch over Ortiz. Despite this, he has 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Luis Ortiz & Charles Martin fight out of a southpaw stance.
Ortiz is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 2 years and 8 months earlier than Martin, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 55 more professional rounds, 162 to Martin's 107.
Luis Ortiz goes into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBC, 8 by the WBO, 10 by the IBF and 7 by the RING at heavyweight.
Charles Martin is currently ranked number 2 by the IBF in the 201lb division.
Ortiz vs Martin form
Ortiz has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated Christian Hammer on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Before that, he had beat Travis Kauffman on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 10th round at Staples Center, LA.
He had won against Razvan Cojanu on 28th July 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Staples Center, LA.
Martin has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he beat Gerald Washington on 22nd February 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Daniel Martz on 13th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Armory, Minnesota.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Gregory Corbin on 16th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 8th round at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
Before that, he had lost to Adam Kownacki on 8th September 2018 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
He had been beaten by Anthony Joshua on 9th April 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round in their IBF World Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
In terms of recent activity, Luis Ortiz has been fighting more than Charles Martin.
Luis Ortiz last fought 1 year and 23 days ago, while Charles Martin's last outing was 1 year, 9 months and 8 days ago.
Ortiz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 2 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6 rounds on average.
Martin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 7 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6 rounds on average.
What time does Ortiz vs Martin start?
The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States, which is around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who is showing Ortiz vs Martin?
Ortiz vs Martin will be broadcast on FOX Sports PPV in the US.
How do you stream Ortiz vs Martin?
In the US you can stream Ortiz vs Martin via Fite.tv on a PPV basis. Once purchased, you can watch on your Smart TV, Phone or Desktop PC, and they have apps available on Roku, Xbox, Chromecast and Apple TV.
The whole event costs $59.99.
What were the odds on Ortiz vs Martin?
Charles Martin is currently (+100) to win the fight outright, while you can get (+100) on Luis Ortiz if you fancy the incredible upset.
Ortiz vs Martin US streams
You can stream Ortiz vs Martin via Fite.tv on a PPV basis. Once purchased, you can watch on your Smart TV, Phone or Desktop PC, and they have apps available on Roku, Xbox, Chromecast and Apple TV.
Where can I get Tickets for Ortiz vs Martin
Tickets are officialy on sale for Ortiz vs Martin from Ticketmaster and are priced at $56 - $506.
You can also buy Ortiz vs Martin tickets on the resale market for this fight from TicketNetwork. Tickets are exchanging hands from $104 - $2537.