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 6 years, at 35 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 12 less professional rounds, 150 to Ortiz's 162.

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

Wilder vs Ortiz form

Deontay Wilder had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, 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, United States.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, 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.

Before that, he had won against 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.

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.

Ortiz had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Deontay Wilder on 23rd November 2019 by knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States.

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

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

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

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.

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 1 month and 28 days ago, while Luis Ortiz's last outing had been 1 year 1 month and 28 days ago.

Wilder's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.

Ortiz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year 8 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 6 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 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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