Boxer Deontay Wilder has announced that his next fight a rematch with the Cuban Luis Ortiz. That means that the world champion heavyweight for the time being not against Anthony Joshua in the ring.
Both the camp of Wilder as the camp of Joshua spoke the last months repeatedly to have an interest in a fight between the two website. Wilder chooses now, however, for a new showdown with Ortiz.
“I announce that Luis Ortiz and I for a rematch signed. The date and location will be announced soon. All the controversial fights as soon as possible be arranged” wrote Wilder Tuesday night on social media.
The 33-year-old American took it in march 2018 for the first time against the seven-year-old Ortiz, who in his career, 31 of his 34 fights-winning growth. Wilder prevailed when, thanks to a knockout in the tenth round.
Wilder v Ortiz II 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
To all my fans,
I want to announce that Luis Ortiz and I have signed for a rematch, with the date and site to be announced shortly.
All my controversial fights
Must get dealt with ASAP‼️ #BombZquad
AvatarAuteurBronzeBomberMoment of plaatsen23:35 – 28 may 2019
Wilder won 41 of his 42 fights
Last week, defended Wilder in New York yet his world title in profbond WBC by compatriot Dominic Breazeale in the first round knock-out defeat. At the end of last year he did in Los Angeles the same to Tyson Fury, all ended that fight in a controversial draw.
That is so far the only fight that Wilder, the world title since 2015, not win, knew how to close. ‘The Bronze Bomber’ was in his career 42 times in the ring and pulled so in 41 cases at the longest end.
It is expected that the rematch between Wilder and Ortiz in september at the Staples Center in Los Angeles completed. It is the tenth time that Wilder, his world title by the WBC, defends.
Joshua is Saturday already in action. The heavyweight world champion in profbonden WBA, IBF and WBO in New York against the American Andy Ruiz. Joshua would actually be against Jarrell Miller fight, but who was caught on doping.
Boxer Wilder saves opponent already in the first round knock-out