Wilder vs Ortiz II

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  • Wilder vs Ortiz
  • 41-0-1 31-1-0
  • KO 7 KO 7
  • Saturday 23rd November 2019
  • MGM Grand, Las Vegas, USA
  • WBC World Heavyweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Heavyweight
  • Tape
  • 34 age 40
  • 6' 7" / 201cm height 6' 4" / 193cm
  • 83.1" / 211cm reach 83.9" / 213cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Southpaw (l)
  • tape record
  • KO SD TKO KO TKO < form UD KO KO TKO KO <
  • 41 wins 31
  • 40 by ko 26
  • 98% Ko% 84%
  • 0 Losses 1
  • 1 draws 0
  • 2008 Debut 2010
  • tape rankings @ Heavyweight
  • WBA
  • WBC 3
  • WBO
  • IBF

Wilder vs Ortiz II Info

Deontay Wilder beat Luis Ortiz by knockout in the 7th round on Saturday 23rd November 2019 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

The fight took place over rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

This contest was for the WBC heavyweight championship of the world.

Wilder vs Ortiz II stats

Deontay Wilder stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 41 wins, zero loses and 1 draw, 40 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Luis Ortiz made his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 1 loss and draws, with 26 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Wilder had advantage in power over Ortiz, with a 98% knock out percentage over Ortiz's 84%.

Deontay Wilder was the younger man by 7 years, at 34 years old.

Wilder had a height advantage of 3 inches over Ortiz. Despite this, Ortiz had 1-inch reach advantage.

Deontay Wilder fought out of the orthodox stance, while Luis Ortiz was a southpaw.

Wilder was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 1 year and 3 months earlier than Ortiz, who’s first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 11 less professional rounds, 150 to Ortiz's 161.

Luis Ortiz was ranked number 3 by the WBC in the heavyweight division.

Wilder vs Ortiz II form

Deontay Wilder had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Dominic Breazeale on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had drawn with Tyson Fury on 1st December 2018 by split draw in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

Going into that contest, he had beat Luis Ortiz on 3rd March 2018 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had won against Bermane Stiverne on 4th November 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

He had beat Gerald Washington on 25th February 2017 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.

Ortiz had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Christian Hammer on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Travis Kauffman on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 10th round at Staples Center, LA.

Going into that contest, he had won against Razvan Cojanu on 28th July 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Staples Center, LA.

Before that, 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.

He had defeated David Allen on 10th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Luis Ortiz had been fighting more than Deontay Wilder.

Going to this contest, Deontay Wilder had last fought 1 year 2 months and 16 days ago, while Luis Ortiz's last outing had been 1 year 5 months and 1 day ago.

Wilder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 2 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 29 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.8 rounds on average.

Ortiz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 2 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

What time did Wilder vs Ortiz II start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:20 pm EST / 8:20 pm PST at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:20 am GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Wilder vs Ortiz II?

Wilder vs Ortiz II was broadcast on FOX Sports PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.

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