Ortiz faces toughest challenge yet against hard-hitting Albright February 18 on ShoBox
Undefeated Worcester, MA, lightweight and reigning WBC World Youth Lightweight Champion Jamiane Ortiz (14-0-1, 8 KOs) hosts an open media workout this Friday at 2:30 pmCamp Get Right Boxing Gymin Worcester.
Ortiz, a highly decorated amateur who competed in the U.S. Olympic Trials before making his professional debut in 2016 and is promoted by Rhode Island-based promotion CES Boxing, prepares for the toughest test of his career when he headlines Showtime network's ShoBox: The New Generation telecast on Friday, February 18 in a 10-round showdown with Philadelphia lightweight Nahir Albright (14-1, 7 KOs). View the full fight card here.
Friday's workout is free and open to all media and the public. Ortiz will be available for photo, video, and interview opportunities as he prepares for a potential career-changing bout. Below are a list of Ortiz's accomplishments as a professional since his debut in 2016:
May 13, 2016: Stopped Josh Parker at the 3:00 mark of the opening round in his professional debut
December 7, 2017: Capped a perfect 4-0 year with a unanimous decision win over 13-win veteran Derrick Murray
May 11, 2018: Stopped Philadelphia’s Tyrone Luckey in the third round of a scheduled six-round bout to improve to 9-0
February 23, 2019: In biggest win of his career, defeated previously unbeaten Ricardo Quiroz of California to capture the vacant WBC World Youth Lightweight Title
August 9, 2019: Succeeded in first defense of his WBC title, beating French challenger Romain Couture by unanimous decision
February 28, 2020: Headlined first fight in his hometown of Worcester with a first-round knockout win over 22-win veteran Luis Castillo
November 28, 2020: Became the first fighter to stop challenger Sulaiman Segawa, finishing his opponent in the seventh round of a scheduled eight-round bout on the undercard of the Mike Tyson-Roy Jones pay-per-view event in California
April 24, 2021: In his first appearance on ESPN, fought to a draw against fellow unbeaten lightweight Joseph Adorno, surviving two knockdowns to keep his unbeaten record intact