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When is Zhang vs Ortiz?
Zhilei Zhang could face the challenge of Luis Ortiz in February 2024 in 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, 1 loss and 1 draw, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Luis Ortiz would make his way to the ring with a record of 33 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 28 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Ortiz would have a slight advantage in power over Zhang, with a 85% knock out percentage over Zhang's 81%.
Zhilei Zhang is the younger man by 4 years, at 40 years old.
Zhang has a height advantage of 2 inches over Ortiz. Despite this, Ortiz has 6-inch reach advantage.
Both Zhilei Zhang & Luis Ortiz fight out of a southpaw stance.
Zhang is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 2014, 4 year and 5 months later than Ortiz, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 87 less professional rounds, 93 to Ortiz's 180.
Zhilei Zhang goes into the fight ranked number 4 by the RING at heavyweight.
Zhang vs Ortiz form
Zhilei Zhang has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he beat Joe Joyce on 23rd September 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at OVO Arena Wembley, London, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had beat Joe Joyce on 15th April 2023 by technical knockout in the 6th round in their WBO Interim World Heavyweight championship fight at Copper Box Arena, London.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Filip Hrgovic on 20th August 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Jeddah Superdome, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Before that, he had won against Scott Alexander on 7th May 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada, United States.
He had beat Craig Lewis on 27th November 2021 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Madison Square Garden Theater, New York.
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 4th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Charles Martin on 1st January 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 7th November 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Microsoft Theater, California.
Before that, 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.
He had defeated Christian Hammer on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
In terms of recent activity, Zhilei Zhang has been fighting more than Luis Ortiz.
Zhilei Zhang last fought 4 months and 25 days ago, while Luis Ortiz's last outing was 1 year, 5 months and 13 days ago.
Zhang's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 21 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
Ortiz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 11 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 36 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.2 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Zhang vs Ortiz?
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