Whyte vs Ortiz Info
Dillian Whyte will face the challenge of Luis Ortiz in Late 2020 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 for the WBC heavyweight championship of the world.
Whyte would be defending WBC Interim World Heavyweight Championship for the first time. He was promoted from a secondary belt in January 2020. He has held this belt for a total of 214 days (7 months and 1 day).
Whyte vs Ortiz stats
Dillian Whyte would step into the ring with a record of 27 wins and 1 loss, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Luis Ortiz would make his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins and 2 loses, with 26 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Ortiz would have advantage in power over Whyte, with a 84% knock out percentage over Whyte's 67%.
Dillian Whyte is the younger man by 9 years, at 32 years old.
Ortiz has 6-inch reach advantage.
Dillian Whyte fights out of the orthodox stance, while Luis Ortiz is a southpaw.
Whyte is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 5 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 2 months later than Ortiz, who’s first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 6 less professional rounds, 155 to Ortiz's 161.
Dillian Whyte goes into the fight ranked number 2 by the RING in the heavyweight division.
Luis Ortiz is currently ranked number 3 by the WBA, 3 by the WBC and 4 by the RING in the heavyweight division.
Whyte vs Ortiz form
Whyte has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he beat Mariusz Wach on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
Previous to that, he had beat Oscar Rivas on 20th July 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBC Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at The O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had won against Dereck Chisora on 22nd December 2018 by knockout in the 11th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Before that, he had beat Joseph Parker on 28th July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.
He had defeated Lucas Browne on 24th March 2018 by knockout in the 6th round at The O2 Arena, London.
Ortiz has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Deontay Wilder on 23rd November 2019 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Christian Hammer on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Travis Kauffman on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 10th round at Staples Center, LA.
Before that, he had beat Razvan Cojanu on 28th July 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Staples Center, LA.
He had been beaten by Deontay Wilder on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.
In terms of recent activity, Luis Ortiz has been fighting more than Dillian Whyte.
Dillian Whyte last fought 7 months and 27 days ago, while Luis Ortiz's last outing was 8 months and 11 days ago.
Whyte's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 8 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.
Ortiz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year 8 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.8 rounds on average.