Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco
Current rankings @ Heavyweight
When is Ortiz vs Takam?
Luis Ortiz could fight Carlos Takam in Summer 2022 at Salle des Étoiles in Monte Carlo.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Ortiz vs Takam 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.
Carlos Takam would make his way to the ring with a record of 39 wins, 6 loses and 1 draw, with 28 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Ortiz would have advantage in power over Takam, with a 85% knock out percentage over Takam's 72%.
Luis Ortiz is the older man by 2 years, at 43 years old.
Ortiz has a height advantage of 2 inches over Takam. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Luis Ortiz fights out of the southpaw stance, while Carlos Takam is an orthodox fighter.
Ortiz is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 4 year and 2 months later than Takam, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He has fought 77 less professional rounds, 168 to Takam's 245.
Luis Ortiz goes into the fight ranked number 8 by the WBC, 7 by the WBO, 2 by the IBF and 7 by the RING at heavyweight.
Ortiz vs Takam 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.
Carlos Takam has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Joe Joyce on 24th July 2021 by technical knockout in the 6th round at SSE Arena, Wembley, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had won against Jerry Forrest on 9th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Fabio Maldonado on 28th February 2020 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Paramount Theatre, New York.
Before that, he had beat Craig Lewis on 14th September 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Resort World Catskills Casino, New York.
Hehad lost to Dereck Chisora on 28th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
In terms of recent activity, Luis Ortiz has been fighting more than Carlos Takam.
Luis Ortiz last fought 4 months and 18 days ago, while Carlos Takam's last outing was 9 months and 25 days ago.
Ortiz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.
Takam's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.8 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Ortiz vs Takam?
Carlos Takam is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Luis Ortiz if you fancy the incredible upset.