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Luis Ortiz vs. Matias Ariel Vidondo set for Golovkin-Lemieux undercard

Bryant Jennings and Bermane Stiverne reportedly didn't want none.

Less than a month out from showtime, "The Real King Kong" finally has an opponent.

Last month, we passed along ESPN's report that Golden Boy was looking to match up Luis Ortiz with Bermane Stiverne as part of the upcoming Golovkin vs. Lemieux undercard. Being a well-matched heavyweight fight, it really should be no surprise that negotiations failed. Dan Rafael has more on the situation , but the long and short of it is that Ortiz is now fighting thirty-eight-year-old Argentinian Matias Ariel Vidondo (20-1-1, 18 KO).

For reference, here's Vidondo's last fight, where he beat veteran countryman Marcelo Dominguez (whom Vidondo outweighed by almost forty pounds) by second-round cut. He's got size and his hands look decently quick and powerful, but Ortiz (22-0, 19 KO) is most likely going to do unspeakable things to his brain meats.

For reasons beyond my understanding, the interim WBA title (full one held by Ruslan Chagaev) will be on the line.

Are aging, untested Argentinians the new "unheralded Colombian punchers?" Probably not, but both these guys like to slug, so it should be fun while it lasts.

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