Wilder puts fury Ortiz on menu
WBC champion Deontay Wilder has vowed to “get rid” of Luis Ortiz and Tyson Fury in his coming fights and also tipped Andy Ruiz to win his rematch against Anthony Joshua.
The American says he would look to unify the heavyweight division after facing Fury early on in 2020.
Wilder said despite delays in finalising a date, a bout with Ortiz will still take place this year.
American-born Andy Ruiz, who fights under the Mexican flag, currently holds the division’s IBF, WBO and WBA titles after a sensational stoppage of Britain’s Anthony Joshua in June.
Unbeaten before the fight earlier this year, Joshua’s loss to Ruiz was one of the biggest shocks in the history of heavyweight boxing. When asked who wins the rematch, Wilder replied: “Ruiz in his opinion.