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Mar 03 2018
Saturday

Barclays Center, New York, United States

12 round contest @ Heavyweight
39-0-0
TKO 10
TKO 10
28-0-0

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WBC World Heavyweight Championship

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32
Age
39
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

KOTKORTDKOTKO
Form
KOTKOUDKOTKO
39
Wins
28
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
0
Loses
0
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2010

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Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz report


Who won Wilder vs Ortiz?

Deontay Wilder beat Luis Ortiz by technical knockout in the 10th round on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018, at Barclays Center, New York.

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.

Wilder vs Ortiz stats

Back in March 2018, Deontay Wilder stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 39 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws.

Luis Ortiz made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 28 wins and 0 draws.

Deontay Wilder was the younger man by 7 years, at 32 years old.

Wilder had a height advantage of 3 inches over Ortiz. Despite this, Ortiz had a 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 11 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 fewer professional rounds, totaling 174 compared to Ortiz's 181.

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

Wilder vs Ortiz form

Deontay Wilder had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beaten Bermane Stiverne on November 4, 2017, by knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Prior to that, he had beaten Gerald Washington on February 25, 2017, by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.

Going into that contest, he had won against Chris Arreola on July 16, 2016, by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.

Before that, he had beaten Artur Szpilka on January 16, 2016, by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

He had defeated Johann Duhaupas on September 26, 2015, by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.

Ortiz had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Dave Allen on December 10, 2016, by technical knockout in the 7th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had won against Malik Scott on November 12, 2016, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Salle des Étoiles, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Tony Thompson on March 5, 2016, by knockout in the 6th round at DC Armory, Washington, United States.

Before that, he had beaten Bryant Jennings on December 19, 2015, by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona.

He had won against Matias Ariel Vidondo on October 17, 2015, by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Activity check

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

Going into this contest, Deontay Wilder had last fought 3 months and 27 days ago, while Luis Ortiz's last outing had been 1 year, 2 months and 21 days ago.

Wilder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 5 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 5 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

Ortiz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.

What time did Wilder vs Ortiz start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at Barclays Center, New York, United States, which was around 4:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Wilder vs Ortiz?

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

What were the odds on Wilder vs Ortiz?

Deontay Wilder was a 11/25 (-230) favorite going into the contest, while Luis Ortiz made his way into the ring at 217/100 (+220) with oddsmakers.

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