Heavyweight contender Luis Ortiz (32-2, 2 NC, 27 KOs) faces former world champion Charles Martin (28-2-1, 25 KOs) at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida on Saturday, January 1. The scheduled for twelve rounds IBF title eliminator headlines the heavyweight extravaganza live on pay-per-view. The date when the event airs live in the UK and Australia is Sunday, January 2.
In the co-main event Frank Sanchez (19-0, 13 KOs) goes up against Christian Hammer (26-8, 16 KOs). Also on the card Jonnie Rice (14-6-1, 10 KOs) meets Michael Coffie (12-1, 9 KOs) in the rematch, and Gerald Washington (20-4-1, 13 KOs) squares off against Ali Eren Demirezen (14-1, 11 KOs). In addition, Viktor Faust (8-0, 6 KOs) battles it out against Iago Kiladze (27-5-1, 19 KOs). The full Ortiz vs Martin lineup, including a non-pay-per-view undercard action, can be found below.
How to watch Luis Ortiz vs Charles Martin live stream
Broadcast: FOX PPV, FITE TV
Date: Saturday, January 1
Time: 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT
Broadcast: FITE TV
Date: Sunday, January 2
Time: 1 am GMT
Broadcast: FITE TV
Date: Sunday, January 2
Time: 12 pm AEDT
Luis Ortiz vs Charles Martin results
- Luis Ortiz def. Charles Martin by TKO (R6 at 1:37) | Watch highlights
- Frank Sanchez def. Christian Hammer by unanimous decision (100-89, 100-89, 100-89) | Watch highlights
- Jonnie Rice def. Michael Coffie by unanimous decision (97-93, 97-93, 99-91) | Watch highlights
- Ali Eren Demirezen def. Gerald Washington by TKO (R8 at 0:27) | Watch highlights
- Viktor Faust def. Iago Kiladze by TKO (R2 at 1:44) | Watch highlights
- Frank Martin def. Romero Duno by TKO (corner stoppage, R4 at 2:54) | Watch highlights
- Lenier Pero def. Geovany Bruzon by unanimous decision (77-75, 78-74, 78-74)
- Atif Oberlton def. Ernest Amuzu by TKO (R2)
- Steven Torres vs. James Evans – split draw (40-36, 37-39, 38-38)
- Alayn Limonta def. Ray Barlow by TKO (R4)
- Maliek Montgomery def. Angel Luna by TKO (R3 at 1:59)
Luis Ortiz vs Charles Martin live blog
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And that’s all for today. Until next fight.
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After being dropped twice in Round 1 and 4 Luis Ortiz returns, dominates and TKO’s Charles Martin in Round 6.
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And here is the rest of non-televised undercard results: Maliek Montgomery stops Angel Luna in Round 3, Alayn Limonta TKO’s Ray Barlow in Round 4, and Steven Torres and James Evans fight to a split draw.
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Main event: Luis Ortiz and Charles Martin square off in IBF heavyweight title eliminator.
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Frank Sanchez secures a unanimous decision against Christian Hammer after ten rounds. All three judges scores the fight 100-89.
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In case you missed it: In one of the non-televised undercard bouts Atif Oberlton stopped Ernest Amuzu in Round 2.
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Co-main event: Frank Sanchez meets Christian Hammer.
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Jonnie Rice defeats Michael Coffie by unanimous decision after ten rounds. The scores were 97-93, 97-93, 99-91.
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Jonnie Rice’s dominance.
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Was it in fact a knockdown?
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Jonnie Rice and Michael Coffie square off in a ten-round rematch. Rice won their first fight late July by TKO in Round 5.
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What to expected from Canelo in 2022.
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Ali Eren Demirezen stops Gerald Washington in Round 8.
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Up next Gerald Washington goes up against Ali Eren Demirezen.
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The PPV opening bout ended early. In the first round Kiladze got dropped twice, while Faust also got knocked down. In the second and what turned to be the final round, Faust got dropped first, and then the referee stopped the fight at 1:44 after Kiladze went down. Ultimately Faust took the win via second-round TKO.
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Kicking off heavyweight extravaganza Viktor Faust squares off against Iago Kiladze. The bout is scheduled for ten rounds.
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Frank Martin defeats Romero Duno via fourth-round TKO. Referee put a stop to the contest upon request to Duno’s corner.
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Up next on the undercard Frank Martin takes on Romero Duno. The bout is scheduled for ten rounds at lightweight.
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Lenier Pero defeats Geovany Bruzon by unanimous decision after eight rounds. The scores were: 77-75 and 78-74 x2.
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Back and forth.
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Ortiz vs Martin undercard live on FOX starts at 5 pm ET / 2 pm PT. The two-fight lineup features undefeated lightweight Frank Martin up against Romero Duno, and unbeaten heavyweights Geovany Bruzon and Lenier Pero.
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And here is Luis Ortiz vs Charles Martin tale of the tape.
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Kicking off live blog. In case you missed it, you can watch Countdown to Ortiz vs Martin below.
Ortiz vs Martin fight card
The five-fight Luis Ortiz vs Charles Martin main card live on PPV, follows the six-fight undercard, including a pair of bouts live on FOX. The full lineup looks as the following:
- Luis Ortiz vs. Charles Martin, 12 rounds, heavyweight – IBF heavyweight title eliminator
- Frank Sanchez vs. Christian Hammer, 10 rounds, heavyweight
- Jonnie Rice vs. Michael Coffie, 10 rounds, heavyweight
- Gerald Washington vs. Ali Eren Demirezen, 10 rounds, heavyweight
- Viktor Faust vs. Iago Kiladze, 8 rounds, heavyweight
- Frank Martin vs. Romero Duno, 10 rounds, lightweight
- Geovany Bruzon vs. Lenier Pero, 10 rounds, heavyweight
- Atif Oberlton vs. Ernest Amuzu, 6 rounds, light heavyweight
- Steven Torres vs. James Evans, 4/6 rounds, heavyweight (swing bout)
- Alain Limonta vs. Ray Barlow, 4 rounds, welterweight
- Maliek Montgomery vs. Angel Luna, 10 rounds, super featherweight