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Dillian Whyte vs Luis Ortiz preview
When is Whyte vs Ortiz?
Dillian Whyte could face the challenge of Luis Ortiz in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.
The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.
Whyte vs Ortiz stats
Dillian Whyte would step into the ring with a record of 29 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Luis Ortiz would make his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 28 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Ortiz would have advantage in power over Whyte, with a 85% knock out percentage over Whyte's 66%.
Dillian Whyte is the younger man by 9 years, at 35 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 arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 4 less fights, and made his debut in 2011, 1 year and 2 months later than Ortiz, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 2 more professional rounds, 182 to Ortiz's 180.
Dillian Whyte goes into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBC, 8 by the IBF and 6 by the RING at heavyweight.
Luis Ortiz is currently ranked number 6 by the WBA, 14 by the WBC, 13 by the IBF and 8 by the RING in the 201lb division.
Whyte vs Ortiz form
Whyte has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he beat Jermaine Franklin on 26th November 2022 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Tyson Fury on 23rd April 2022 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at Wembley Stadium, London.
Going into that contest, he had beat Alexander Povetkin on 27th March 2021 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Europa Point Sports Complex, Gibraltar, Gibraltar.
Before that, he had lost to Alexander Povetkin on 22nd August 2020 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.
He had won against Mariusz Wach on 7th December 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Diriyah Arena, Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.
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 beat 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 defeated 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 won against Christian Hammer on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
In terms of recent activity, Dillian Whyte has been fighting more than Luis Ortiz.
Dillian Whyte last fought 6 months and 2 days ago, while Luis Ortiz's last outing was 8 months and 24 days ago.
Whyte's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.
Ortiz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 2 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
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