Luis Ortiz (of Cuba)

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Name: Luis Ortiz
Alias: The real King Kong
Born: 1979-03-29 (Age:36)
Birthplace: Camaguey, Cuba
Hometown: Miami, Florida, USA
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 6′ 4″   /   193cm
Reach: 84″   /   213cm
Boxing Record: click

Alias 2: The Mercedes
Trainer: Dino Spencer
Manager: Juan Jimenez
Promoters: Golden Boy Promotions (2013 - current) and Dade Promotions

Amateur Career

With a reported 343-19 amateur record, Luis Ortiz was a long-time member of the Cuban National Team without succeeding at the top international level. In 2006 Ortiz won the Cuban National "Playa Giron" at 91 kg.

Cuban Championships Medals:

  • 2002 - Silver medal 95 kg
  • 2003 - Bronze medal 91+ kg
  • 2005 - Silver medal 91 kg
  • 2006 - Gold medal 91 kg
  • 2008 - Bronze medal 91+ kg

International Results:

  • 2005 - Panamerican Championships, Brazil - Gold medal 91 kg
  • 2005 - World Cup (Team Competition), Russia - Silver medal 91 kg
  • 2005 - World Championships, China - Quarter-finalist

Professional Career

Luis is currently undefeated and the highest ranked WBA fighter at #2. He trains with Dino Spencer at the World Famous 5th St. Gym in Miami Beach. He lives in Miami.

Titles Held

  • Interim WBA World Heavyweight Title (2014-)
  • WBO Latino Heavyweight Title (2012)
  • WBC Latino Heavyweight Title (2012)
  • WBA Inter-American Heavyweight Title (2012)
  • WBA Fedelatin Heavyweight Title (2011)
  • WBC FECARBOX Heavyweight Title (2010)