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BROOKLYN — After a quick night of work in what should have been Luis Ortiz across the ring, Deontay Wilder retained his world heavyweight championship as he stopped Bermane Stiverne on the latest edition of SHOWTIME Championship Boxing from the Barclays Center.

BROOKLYN — The World Boxing Council (WBC) recently announced that Deontay Wilder will face Bermane Stiverne after Luis Ortiz lost his shot at the world title after failing a drug test within the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association’s (VADA) administered tests.

By Danny Z| Contributing Writer Follow @DannyZ_Boxing World Boxing Council (WBC) President Mauricio Sulaiman stated through Twitter that Luis Ortiz had failed a recent drug test from September 22,  just after his world title shot against Deontay Wilder was announced.

NEW YORK — Deontay Wilder has held his WBC world heavyweight championship since 2015 when he decisioned Bermane Stiverne. Now, this upcoming November 4, he will defend that title against his toughest test to date in hard-hitting Luis Ortiz.

By Danny Z | Contributing Writer NEW YORK — WBC heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder will officially defend his belt against Luis Ortiz on November 4, from the Barclays Center in Brookyln. Check out the official kickoff for their fight

By Danny Z | Contributing Writer Follow @DannyZ_Boxing Realizing it could be some time before a mega bout with IBF and WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua could be made, WBC world title holder, Deontay Wilder, will reportedly face Luis Ortiz

October 18, 2015 Press Release from Golden Boy Promotions / Photo credit: Ed Mulholand – K2 Promotions Undefeated heavyweight Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz (23-0, 20 KOs) scored a third round KO over Matias Ariel “El Matador” Vidondo (20-2-1,