Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Ortiz vs Sanchez?
Luis Ortiz could square off against Frank Sanchez in Autumn/Fall 2022 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, 2 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 20 wins and 0 draws, with 13 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 65%.
Luis Ortiz is the older man by 13 years, at 42 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 79 more professional rounds, 168 to Sanchez's 89.
Luis Ortiz goes into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBC, 8 by the WBO, 2 by the IBF and 7 by the RING at heavyweight.
Frank Sanchez is currently ranked number 4 by the WBC, 5 by the WBO and 10 by the RING in the 201lb division.
Ortiz vs Sanchez form
Ortiz has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Alexander Flores on 7th November 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Microsoft Theater, California.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat Christian Hammer on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
He had defeated Travis Kauffman on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 10th round at Staples Center, LA.
Sanchez remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he won against Christian Hammer on 1st January 2022 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Efe Ajagba on 9th October 2021 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Nagy Aguilera on 8th May 2021 by technical decision in their 6 round contest at AT&T Stadium, Texas.
Before that, he had beat Julian Fernandez on 19th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Alamodome, Texas.
Hehad won against Brian Howard on 7th November 2020 by knockout in the 4th round at Microsoft Theater, California.
In terms of recent activity, Frank Sanchez has been fighting more than Luis Ortiz.
Luis Ortiz last fought 28 days ago, while Frank Sanchez's last outing was 28 days ago.
Ortiz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
Sanchez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 2 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 2 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Ortiz vs Sanchez?
Frank Sanchez is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Luis Ortiz if you fancy the incredible upset.