Feature | Mar 01 2018

Luis Ortiz: Say Hello to the Bad Guy

Some believe Luis Ortiz will become WBC world heavyweight champion on Saturday night (March 3) in Brooklyn. But should that be enough to overshadow a chequered past? Elliot Worsell investigates
Luis Ortiz
Luis Ortiz v Malik Scott WBA Inter-Continental Heavyweight Title  |  Action Images/Andrew Couldridge

Luis Ortiz is a dirty word in the heavyweight division.

Mumbled, pushed through gritted teeth, or simply not said at all, Luis Ortiz, the name, is dirty because he’s good and dirty because he’s bad.

The good first.