Bronze Bomber Wilder knocks Ortiz out to retain WBC heavyweight title

Bronze Bomber Wilder knocks Ortiz out to retain WBC heavyweight title

- The Wilder vs Ortiz World Boxing Championship match ended in a big win for the Bronze Bomber against King Kong

- Deontay Wilder knocked Luis Ortiz out in round 7 of their bout

- Wilder was losing the fight up to that point but showed he still had that one-punch knockout power

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Deontay Wilder produced a stunning knockout on Sunday morning, 24 November at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. He beat Luis Ortiz just when many thought he was going to lose his WBC heavyweight belt.

Right up untilthe 17th round, the 'Bronze Bomber' was being outclassed by his 40-year-old opponent, Ortiz, and even failed to land any significant blows in the first six rounds of the bout as Ortiz looked to be coasting to victory.

However, Wilder showed he was still the king of the one-punch knockout as his vicious right blow caught Ortiz in the seventh round and ended the contest.

Ortiz was laid flat on the canvas and failed to make the 10-count as Wilder went on to retain his WBC belt in the most spectacular fashion.

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Shortly after the bout, Deontay Wilder went on to reveal that the much-anticipated rematch against Tyson Fury is next and will likely be staged in February.

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