Luis Ortiz/Photo courtesy of Golden Boy Promotions
Luis Ortiz of Cuba on Saturday night stopped Bryant Jennings of Philadelphia at 2:41 of the seventh round at Turning Stone Casino in Verona, N.Y. The bout was televised by HBO.
Ortiz decked Jennings (19-2) in the fateful seventh and then stopped him with a subsequent attack.
Ortiz (24-0, 21 KOs) retained his interim heavyweight title belt.