Wilder vs Ortiz 2

Wilder vs Ortiz 2: Unexpected 7th Round KO

Wilder vs Ortiz 2 Was Spectacular

Ortiz got another chance to show Wilder and the rest of the boxing community that at age 40 he can compete and become the first WBC heavyweight champion!

Boxing fans have been waiting for this rematch fight for a long time.


When Wilder vs Ortiz vol 1 happened many argued that Ortiz was ruled out in 4th round TKO a bit too early. However, this time around 7 round KO is something that nobody can question.

Ortiz was more offensive and proactive fighter from the first round he was eager to become the first Cuban to win WBC heavyweight title but it was not meant to be.

Wilder vs Ortiz 2 Pre Fight

Ortiz is known to be a modest, intelligent and resilient fighter.

He jogged into the ring in Las Vegas with respect to his opponent and total concentration.

Wilder, on the other hand, put up the show worth a proper champion.

Wilder’s outfit could easily be mistaken for one of the new mortal combat characters.

Deandre Wilder's Outfit in Wilder vs Ortiz 2 Fight

Wilder vs Ortiz 2 How It Happened

Ortiz learned from his mistakes from the previous fight and he drastically changed his strategy. Wilder vs Ortiz 2 was a very different fight.

Ortiz was not afraid of his Mortal Combat opponent despite the previous loss.

Both fighters followed their strategies: Wilder was waiting for the right moment to strike and Ortiz was chasing Wilder around and trying to inflict as much damage as possible as fast as he could.

Ortiz was a more proactive and more lively fighter from the start making Wilder’s life more complicated. Wilder had to dodge and absorb a lot of heat from Ortiz from in all 7 rounds of the fight.

However, Wilder’s strategy and patience proved to be superior to Ortiz’s once again.

Deontay Wilder precise strike in 7th round actually only a few seconds before the end of the round send Ortiz to the ground and he has never recovered.

Deadly precision and patience won Deontay Wilder another match putting him at 42 wins 0 losses and 1 draw.

Wilder vs Ortiz 2 didn’t go as Ortiz expected and it would not be a surprise to see Ortiz retiring from boxing anytime soon. At age 40 it’s unlikely that he will ever become WBC heavyweight champion.

Luis Ortiz has had a magnificent career and will be remembered in Cuba and in the rest of the boxing community for years to come

Who Will Deondre Wilder Face Next?

In the post-fight interview, Deondre Wilder revealed that he is ready for another rematch. A rematch that stained his perfect fighting score.

Deondre Wilder is ready for a rematch with Tyson Fury!

Wilder revealed that this match should happen in February 2020.

Fingers crossed!

We may see another fight that can rewrite WBC heavyweight history sooner than most of us thought!

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