Luis Ortiz

Luis Ortiz will start 2022 in a big way when he faces former heavyweight champion Charles Martin on January 1st.

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Cuban Luis Ortiz, better known as ‘King Kong’ Ortiz, will face former IBF American heavyweight champion Charles Martin on January 1, 2022, starring in the boxing event organized by Warriors Boxing and Premier Boxing Champions at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Hollywood, Florida, USA, kicking off the New Year’s boxing calendar in a spectacular way.

Luis Ortiz VS Charles Martin

It is a fight that promises many emotions due to the level of both boxers and what they represent in the heavyweight division. Luis Ortiz arrives at 42 years of age and has a professional record of 32-2, with 27 victories by way of knockout, trying again to reach the champion belt that for now has been very elusive

Charles Martin was the division champion representing the IBF, obtaining it with a victory against Vyacheslav Glazkov in 2016, the same year where he lost it in his first defense against Anthony Joshua. Martin comes in with a professional record of 28-2-1 at 35 years old, with 25 victories by knockout, and winning his last 3 bouts.

This fight will face the number 6 ranked in the heavyweight division by the WBC (Luis Ortiz) and the number 2 ranked by the IBF (Charles Martin). Both boxers return to the ring after a long inactivity: the Cuban returns after his victory by KO over Alexander Florez in November 2020, while the American returns from winning by KO over Gerald Washington in February 2020.

This fight represents a lot in the heavyweight division, which is currently a division that has been raising the level a lot, and where the best boxers have decided to face each other. The winner of this fight could perfectly be placed in the position of challenger number 1 to the championship, or at least earn the opportunity to face a challenger within the top 3.

Ortiz vs Martin: main card

Bout Description
Frank Sanchez vs Carlos Negron
10 rounds in heavyweight
Jonathan Rice vs Michael Polite Coffie
10 rounds in heavyweight
Gerald Washington vs Ali Eren Demirezen
10 rounds in heavyweight

The card of January 1 will be spectacular, as it will be full of fights in the heavyweight category, where top boxers will come into action such as Frank Sanchez and Gerald Washington.

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