Mar 03 2018
Saturday

Barclays Center, New York, United States

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

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Belts on The Line

WBC World Heavyweight Championship

The tape

37
Age
43
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

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
3
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WBO
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IBF
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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 3rd March 2018 at Barclays Center in 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

Deontay Wilder stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 39 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.

Luis Ortiz made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 28 wins and 0 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 6 years, at 37 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, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 18 less professional rounds, 162 to Ortiz's 180.

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

Wilder vs Ortiz form

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

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Chris Arreola on 16th July 2016 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham, United States.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against Johann Duhaupas on 26th September 2015 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Legacy Arena, Birmingham.

Before that, he had beat Eric Molina on 13th June 2015 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at Bartow Arena, Birmingham.

He had defeated Bermane Stiverne on 17th January 2015 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

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 6 years, 4 months and 15 days ago, while Luis Ortiz's last outing had been 5 years, 11 months and 21 days ago.

Wilder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 10 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

Ortiz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 1 month and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 4 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) favourite going into the contest, while Luis Ortiz made his way into the ring at 217/100 (+220) with oddsmakers.

Deontay Wilder vs Luis Ortiz news

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