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Luis Ortiz Claims Interim Belt

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Luis Ortiz claims interim belt

By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

LAS VEGAS -- Luis Ortiz destroyed Lateef Kayode in a first-round knockout victory to claim a vacant interim heavyweight belt Thursday night at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

Ortiz, a 6-foot-4, 234-pound southpaw, dropped Kayode moments into the fight with a left hand before ending the fight in destructive fashion.

Ortiz trapped Kayode in a corner and teed off on him with a two-handed assault of about 15 unanswered punches -- although it was the first left hand that badly hurt Kayode -- before referee Robert Byrd stepped in and waved it off at 2 minutes, 55 seconds.

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