Luis Ortiz (King Kong) is a Cuban professional boxer. He was born in Camagüey, Cuba on March 29, 1979. Ortiz made his professional boxing debut at the age of 30 against Lamar Davis on February 16, 2010. He is a heavyweight world champion. Ortiz is 43 years old, he will turn 44 in 5 months and 22 days.
12 years and 6 months into his professional boxing career, Luis Ortiz has fought 38 times with 33 wins, 3 losses, and 2 no-contests. As of October 2022, Ortiz' boxing record stands at 33-3 (28 KOs). In total, he has fought 181 rounds of professional boxing in 38 bouts.
|Total Title Wins||1|
|Title-Fight KO Wins||1|
|Losses via KO||2|
|38||Sep 4, 2022||43||Andy Ruiz||Loss||UD|
|37||Jan 1, 2022||42||Charles Martin||Win||TKO6|
|36||Nov 7, 2020||41||Alexander Flores||Win||KO1|
|35||Nov 23, 2019||40||Deontay Wilder||Loss||KO7|
|34||Mar 2, 2019||39||Christian Hammer||Win||UD|
|33||Dec 1, 2018||39||Travis Kauffman||Win||TKO10|
|32||Jul 28, 2018||39||Răzvan Cojanu||Win||TKO2|
|31||Mar 3, 2018||38||Deontay Wilder||Loss||TKO10|
|30||Dec 8, 2017||38||Daniel Martz||Win||KO2|
|29||Dec 10, 2016||37||David Allen||Win||TKO7|
|28||Nov 12, 2016||37||Malik Scott||Win||UD|
|27||Mar 5, 2016||36||Tony Thompson||Win||KO6|
|26||Dec 19, 2015||36||Bryant Jennings||Win||TKO7|
|25||Oct 17, 2015||36||Matías Ariel Vidondo||Win||KO3|
|24||Jun 20, 2015||36||Byron Polley||Win||TKO1|
|23||Sep 11, 2014||35||Lateef Kayode||NC||TKO1|
|22||Apr 3, 2014||35||Monte Barrett||Win||KO4|
|21||Nov 26, 2013||34||Álex Gonzales||Win||KO1|
|20||Jul 20, 2013||34||Joseph Rabotte||NC||KO3|
|19||Nov 16, 2012||33||Santiago de Paula||Win||TKO4|
|18||Nov 9, 2012||33||Juan Carlos Antonio Maldonado||Win||TKO1|
|17||Sep 30, 2012||33||José Santos Peralta||Win||KO1|
|16||May 26, 2012||33||Walter Palacios||Win||TKO2|
|15||Feb 10, 2012||32||Epifanio Mendoza||Win||DQ|
|14||Nov 25, 2011||32||Frank Mola||Win||RTD2|
|13||Aug 12, 2011||32||Arron Lyons||Win||RTD7|
|12||Jul 30, 2011||32||Henry Sáenz||Win||TKO3|
|11||Jun 17, 2011||32||Luis Andrés Pineda||Win||KO6|
|10||Jun 3, 2011||32||Jason Barnett||Win||KO1|
|9||May 21, 2011||32||Corey Winfield||Win||KO3|
|8||Apr 23, 2011||32||Bert Cooper||Win||TKO2|
|7||Apr 2, 2011||32||Jerry Butler||Win||TKO3|
|6||Jan 28, 2011||31||Rubén Rivera||Win||DQ|
|5||Dec 7, 2010||31||Francisco Álvarez||Win||TKO8|
|4||Sep 19, 2010||31||Zack Page||Win||TKO8|
|3||Aug 24, 2010||31||Kendrick Releford||Win||UD|
|2||Jun 15, 2010||31||Charles Davis||Win||TKO4|
|1||Feb 16, 2010||30||Lamar Davis||Win||TKO1|
Luis Ortiz started boxing professionally at 30 years of age; he debuted against Lamar Davis on February 16, 2010, and defeated Davis via 1st round TKO.
He had his first world title fight at the age of 31 on August 24, 2010 after 2 professional fights against Kendrick Releford for the heavyweight WBC (vacant) title. Ortiz defeated Releford via 8 round unanimous decision to become the new heavyweight champion of the world.
Ortiz' notable victories include wins over Luis Andrés Pineda, Byron Polley, Frank Mola, Álex Gonzales, Santiago de Paula, Juan Carlos Antonio Maldonado, and Arron Lyons. For a complete list of Ortiz' best performances refer to Luis Ortiz' best fights.
His most recent fight was a non-title bout against American boxer Andy Ruiz on September 4, 2022. Ortiz lost the fight via 12 round unanimous decision. It's been 1 month and 3 days since this fight.
Luis Ortiz fought for a world title in three fights and won once. He has won one belt at heavyweight (WBC).
|Aug 24, 2010||Kendrick Releford||HV||WBC (vacant)|
Ortiz has knocked out 28 of his 38 opponents so far. His KO ratio currently stands at 73.7%. Of his total 33 wins, 28 of them have been via KO (84.8%).
Luis Ortiz has had a total of three losses in 38 fights — two of them in title bouts and one in a non-title bout. He suffered his first loss against Deontay Wilder via 10th round TKO in his 31st fight — his 28 fight win streak came to an end with this loss. He has been stopped two times and lost once via decision.