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Luis Ortiz vs Frank Sanchez preview
When is Ortiz vs Sanchez?
Luis Ortiz could square off against Frank Sanchez in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Ortiz vs Sanchez 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.
Frank Sanchez would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 21 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those by knock out.
The stats suggest Ortiz would have advantage in power over Sanchez, with a 85% knock out percentage over Sanchez's 67%.
Luis Ortiz is the older man by 14 years, at 44 years old.
Ortiz has 6-inch reach advantage.
Luis Ortiz fights out of the southpaw stance, while Frank Sanchez is an orthodox fighter.
Ortiz is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 15 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 7 years and 7 months earlier than Sanchez, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 82 more professional rounds, 180 to Sanchez's 98.
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.
Frank Sanchez is currently ranked number 3 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 6 by the IBF and 10 by the RING in the 201lb division.
Ortiz vs Sanchez 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 won against 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 beat 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 defeated Christian Hammer on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Sanchez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Carlos Negron on 15th October 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Christian Hammer on 1st January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Efe Ajagba on 9th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.
Before that, he had beat Nagy Aguilera on 8th May 2021 by technical decision in their 6 round contest at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
He had won against Julian Fernandez on 19th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Alamodome, Texas.
In terms of recent activity, Frank Sanchez has been fighting more than Luis Ortiz.
Luis Ortiz last fought 6 months and 29 days ago, while Frank Sanchez's last outing was 5 months and 18 days ago.
Ortiz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years and 1 month, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
Sanchez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
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