VS
Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Heavyweight
26-2-1
34-3-0

The tape

41
Age
45
6' 6" / 198 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
78" / 198 cm
Reach
83.9" / 213 cm
Southpaw (L)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

MD 12KO 3TKO 6UD 12KO 1
Form
UD 12TKO 6KO 1KO 7UD 10
26
Wins
34
21
By KO
29
81
KO%
85
2
Losses
3
0
Stopped
2
1
Draws
0
2014
Debut
2010
105
Pro rounds
181

Current rankings @ Heavyweight

5
The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
9
WBC
15
2
WBO
-
8
IBF
-

Zhilei Zhang vs Luis Ortiz preview


When is Zhang vs Ortiz?

Zhilei Zhang could face the challenge of Luis Ortiz in Autumn/Fall 2024 the United States.

The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which means there would be no weight limit.

Zhang vs Ortiz stats

Zhilei Zhang would step into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 2 losses, and 1 draw, 21 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Luis Ortiz would make his way to the ring with a record of 34 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, with 29 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggest Ortiz would have a slight advantage in power over Zhang, with a 85% knockout percentage compared to Zhang's 81%.

Zhilei Zhang is the younger man by 4 years, at 41 years old.

Zhang has a height advantage of 2 inches over Ortiz. Despite this, Ortiz has a 6-inch reach advantage.

Both Zhilei Zhang and Luis Ortiz fight out of a southpaw stance.

Zhang is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 years and 5 months later than Ortiz, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 76 fewer professional rounds, totaling 105 compared to Ortiz's 181.

Zhilei Zhang goes into the fight ranked number 9 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO, 8 by the IBF, and 5 by The Ring at heavyweight.

Luis Ortiz is currently ranked number 15 by the WBC in the Heavyweight division.

Zhang vs Ortiz form

Zhilei Zhang has stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Joseph Parker on March 8, 2024, by majority decision in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Kingdom Arena, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Prior to that, he had beaten Joe Joyce on September 23, 2023, by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at OVO Arena Wembley, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had won against Joe Joyce on April 15, 2023, by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.

Before that, he had been beaten by Filip Hrgovic on August 20, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

He had beaten Scott Alexander on May 7, 2022, by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.

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

In his last fight, he lost to Andy Ruiz Jr on September 4, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Charles Martin on January 1, 2022, by technical knockout in the 6th round in their IBF World Heavyweight eliminator fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida.

Going into that contest, he had won against Alexander Flores on November 7, 2020, by knockout in the 1st round at Microsoft Theater, California.

Before that, he had lost to Deontay Wilder on November 23, 2019, by knockout in the 7th round in their WBC World Heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Christian Hammer on March 2, 2019, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Zhilei Zhang has been fighting more than Luis Ortiz.

Zhilei Zhang last fought 5 months and 7 days ago, while Luis Ortiz's last outing was 1 year, 11 months and 11 days ago.

Zhang's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 8 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 5 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

Ortiz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 5 years, 5 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.

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