Deontay Wilder successfully defends his WBC heavyweight title bout against Luis Ortiz with a knockout hence retaining his WBC heavyweight title Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. . This is how it goes down in Round 7
Wilder lands a left hand early. He’s opening up a bit here, throwing and landing a bit more. Ortiz is landing to the head and body but Wilder appears to be closing the distance.
Another exchange by the ropes and Wilder connects with a right hand right down the middle and Ortiz is down! And he’s badly hurt! He’s not going to beat the count! And he’s counted out by Kenny Bayless! Wilder has defended his title with a seventh-round knockout!