Nov 23 2019
Saturday

MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States

12 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
41-0-1
KO 7
KO 7
31-1-0

Belts on The Line

WBC World Heavyweight Championship

The tape

36
Age
42
6' 7" / 201 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
83.1" / 211 cm
Reach
83.9" / 213 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Tape record

KOSDTKOKOTKO
Form
UDKOKOTKOKO
41
Wins
31
40
By KO
26
98
KO%
84
0
Loses
1
1
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2010

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

-
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
3
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz report

Who won Wilder vs Ortiz II?

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

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.

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

Also, on the undercard Leo Santa Cruz was victorious over Miguel Flores for the WBA Super World Super Featherweight championship and Brandon Figueroa beat Julio Ceja for the WBA World Super Bantamweight belt.

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 0 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 6 years, at 36 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, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 7 less professional rounds, 161 to Ortiz's 168.

Luis Ortiz was ranked number 3 by the WBC in the 201lb division.

Wilder vs Ortiz II form

Deontay Wilder had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Tyson Fury on 22nd February 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight and The Ring Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Luis Ortiz on 23rd November 2019 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Dominic Breazeale on 18th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had drawn with Tyson Fury on 1st December 2018 by split draw in their 12 round contest in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

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.

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 Alexander Flores on 7th November 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Microsoft Theater, California, United States.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Christian Hammer on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.

Before that, he had won against Travis Kauffman on 1st December 2018 by knockout in the 10th round at Staples Center, LA.

Hehad defeated Razvan Cojanu on 28th July 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round at Staples Center, LA.

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 and 11 months ago, while Luis Ortiz's last outing had been 1 year, 2 months and 15 days ago.

Wilder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

Ortiz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 30 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6 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?

The FOX Sports PPV show is expected to begin at 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST. The Sky Sports Action broadcast of the card is expected to start at 2:00 AM (GTM).

What were the odds on Wilder vs Ortiz II?

Deontay Wilder was a (+100) underdog going into the contest, while Luis Ortiz made his way into the ring at (+100) with oddsmakers.

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