Wilder vs Ortiz

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  • Wilder vs Ortiz
  • 39-0-0 28-0-0
  • TKO 10 TKO 10
  • Saturday 3rd March 2018
  • Barclays Center, New York, USA
  • WBC World Heavyweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Heavyweight
  • Tape
  • 32 age 38
  • 6' 7" / 201cm height 6' 4" / 193cm
  • 83.1" / 211cm reach 83.9" / 213cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Southpaw (l)
  • tape record
  • KO TKO RTD KO TKO < form KO TKO UD KO TKO <
  • 39 wins 28
  • 0 by ko 0
  • 0% Ko% 0%
  • 0 Losses 0
  • 0 draws 0
  • 2008 Debut 2010
  • tape rankings @ Heavyweight
  • WBA
  • WBC 3
  • WBO
  • IBF

Wilder vs Ortiz Info

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

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 stats

Deontay Wilder stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 39 wins, zero loses and draws.

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

The stats suggested that Wilder and Ortiz have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.

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 11 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 form

Deontay Wilder had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Bermane Stiverne on 4th November 2017 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 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.

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

Before that, he had beat Artur Szpilka on 16th January 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 26th September 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 David Allen on 10th December 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had won against Malik Scott on 12th November 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 5th March 2016 by knockout in the 6th round at DC Armory, Washington, United States.

Before that, he had beat Bryant Jennings on 19th December 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 17th October 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 to this contest, Deontay Wilder had last fought 2 years 8 months and 30 days ago, while Luis Ortiz's last outing had been 3 years 7 months and 24 days ago.

Wilder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 11 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 1 year 1 month and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 15 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.

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