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Expect fireworks in Wilder-Ortiz rematch

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posted November 15, 2019 at 03:09 pm

Manila Standard Digital

https://manilastandard.net/sports/sports-headlines/310612/expect-fireworks-in-wilder-ortiz-rematch.html

By Ponciano “John” Melo Jr.

Get ready for one of the boxing calendar’s heavy-hitting bouts.
Wilder vs. Ortiz II will see boxing’s longest-reigning heavyweight world champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber’’ Wilder defending his WBC title in a rematch against once-beaten Cuban slugger Luis “King Kong’’ Ortiz Saturday, November 23 in FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View action live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
While on the other hand, three-division champion Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz seeks a title in another division when he takes on Miguel “El Michoacan” Flores for the WBA Super Featherweight Championship in the co-main event.
The card also features undefeated rising star Brandon “The Heartbreaker” Figueroa making the first defense of his WBA Super Bantamweight Title against former champion Julio Ceja while undefeated Mexican power-puncher Luis Nery battles Puerto Rico’s Emmanuel Rodríguez in a matchup of former bantamweight champions.
\”I know it\’s a big test in front of me, I know that and I\’m up for the challenge,\” defending champion Wilder said.
He also revealed that he had flu during their first fight and still put on a great show and won to shut the controversy.
On the other hand, the Cuban boxer was all but focused on the rematch.
\”King Kong is back, King Kong is back. I want to destroy him,\” said Ortiz.
\”I\’m coming to fight hard, I\’m coming to win. That’s my strategy,\” he added.
Nevertheless, the short face-to-face ended in peace with both boxers showing respect to one another while vowing to leave it all behind come fight night.

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Iron Mike signs to smash Jake Paul in a pro bout

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Jake Paul, Nate Diaz agree to a 10-round boxing match

Despite the 31 years old gap, heavyweight legend Mike Tyson (50 – 6) officially signed a contract for 8 rounds professional fight against the 27-year old youtuber Jake Paul (9 – 1).

Nakisa Bidarian, Most Valuable Promotions founder, announced last April 29, 2024 that the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation approved the fight with two minutes per round in 14-ounce gloves. This is not an exhibition fight

“I get up in the morning and do the real work. Then I go to the gym; I go to strength and conditioning. Then I start all over again,”Tyson said in his preparation for the upcoming fight vs Jake on July 20, 2024 in AT&T Stadium in Arlington Texas.

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Saudi Arabia brews Canelo vs Crawford to repair alleged ‘Broken Boxing’

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Boxing's pound-for-pound king Canelo Alvarez to make boxing return in September

The General Entertainment Authority (GEA) believes Canelo Alvarez (61-2-2) vs Terrence Crawford (40 – 0) will fix the alleged “broken boxing sport.”

The GEA is a department in the Saudi Arabia government that regulates and promotes their entertainment industry.

There are reports that the super mega-fight will happen in December 2024 or January 2025 in Saudi Arabia.

It can be recalled that Floyd Mayweather’s match with Manny Pacquiao remains the biggest-selling boxing pay-per-view in the history of the sport. However they are already retired. as of this writing

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Usyk relentlessly ravages Tyson Fury in round 9

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The Ukrainian heavyweight champ Oleksandr Usyk dethroned the “Gypsy King” as he ravaged Tyson Fury in round 9 at Kingdom Arena in  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia last May 18,2024.

The undisputed heavyweight Usyk maintained his undefeated record of 22-0. Fury on the other hand tasted his first defeat of 34-1-1.

The action-packed fight between Fury and Usyk resulted in a split decision. Judge Manuel Oliver Palermo gave 115–112 for Usyk, judge Craig Metcalfe tallied 114–113 for Fury, while judge Mike Fitzgerald scored it with 114–113 for Usyk.

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Expect fireworks in Wilder-Ortiz rematch

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posted November 15, 2019 at 03:09 pm

Manila Standard Digital

https://manilastandard.net/sports/sports-headlines/310612/expect-fireworks-in-wilder-ortiz-rematch.html

By Ponciano “John” Melo Jr.

Get ready for one of the boxing calendar’s heavy-hitting bouts.
Wilder vs. Ortiz II will see boxing’s longest-reigning heavyweight world champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber’’ Wilder defending his WBC title in a rematch against once-beaten Cuban slugger Luis “King Kong’’ Ortiz Saturday, November 23 in FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View action live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
While on the other hand, three-division champion Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz seeks a title in another division when he takes on Miguel “El Michoacan” Flores for the WBA Super Featherweight Championship in the co-main event.
The card also features undefeated rising star Brandon “The Heartbreaker” Figueroa making the first defense of his WBA Super Bantamweight Title against former champion Julio Ceja while undefeated Mexican power-puncher Luis Nery battles Puerto Rico’s Emmanuel Rodríguez in a matchup of former bantamweight champions.
\”I know it\’s a big test in front of me, I know that and I\’m up for the challenge,\” defending champion Wilder said.
He also revealed that he had flu during their first fight and still put on a great show and won to shut the controversy.
On the other hand, the Cuban boxer was all but focused on the rematch.
\”King Kong is back, King Kong is back. I want to destroy him,\” said Ortiz.
\”I\’m coming to fight hard, I\’m coming to win. That’s my strategy,\” he added.
Nevertheless, the short face-to-face ended in peace with both boxers showing respect to one another while vowing to leave it all behind come fight night.

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Iron Mike signs to smash Jake Paul in a pro bout

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Jake Paul, Nate Diaz agree to a 10-round boxing match

Despite the 31 years old gap, heavyweight legend Mike Tyson (50 – 6) officially signed a contract for 8 rounds professional fight against the 27-year old youtuber Jake Paul (9 – 1).

Nakisa Bidarian, Most Valuable Promotions founder, announced last April 29, 2024 that the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation approved the fight with two minutes per round in 14-ounce gloves. This is not an exhibition fight

“I get up in the morning and do the real work. Then I go to the gym; I go to strength and conditioning. Then I start all over again,”Tyson said in his preparation for the upcoming fight vs Jake on July 20, 2024 in AT&T Stadium in Arlington Texas.

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Saudi Arabia brews Canelo vs Crawford to repair alleged ‘Broken Boxing’

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Boxing's pound-for-pound king Canelo Alvarez to make boxing return in September

The General Entertainment Authority (GEA) believes Canelo Alvarez (61-2-2) vs Terrence Crawford (40 – 0) will fix the alleged “broken boxing sport.”

The GEA is a department in the Saudi Arabia government that regulates and promotes their entertainment industry.

There are reports that the super mega-fight will happen in December 2024 or January 2025 in Saudi Arabia.

It can be recalled that Floyd Mayweather’s match with Manny Pacquiao remains the biggest-selling boxing pay-per-view in the history of the sport. However they are already retired. as of this writing

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Usyk relentlessly ravages Tyson Fury in round 9

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The Ukrainian heavyweight champ Oleksandr Usyk dethroned the “Gypsy King” as he ravaged Tyson Fury in round 9 at Kingdom Arena in  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia last May 18,2024.

The undisputed heavyweight Usyk maintained his undefeated record of 22-0. Fury on the other hand tasted his first defeat of 34-1-1.

The action-packed fight between Fury and Usyk resulted in a split decision. Judge Manuel Oliver Palermo gave 115–112 for Usyk, judge Craig Metcalfe tallied 114–113 for Fury, while judge Mike Fitzgerald scored it with 114–113 for Usyk.

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