Salido represents Cruz’s toughest fight

10
Oct

Salido represents Cruz’s toughest fight

Orlando Salido on Orlando Cruz: “I don’t think that he has faced anyone as tough as I am. I don’t think so at all. Daniel Ponce de Leon knocked him out, so I know that I’m going to be his toughest fight.”

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10
Oct

Photo gallery: Salido-Cruz final press conference

Orlando Salido, Orlando Cruz, Vasyl Lomachenko and Jose Ramirez at the final press conference for the Tim Bradley-Juan Manuel Marquez undercard in Las Vegas. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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10
Oct

Cruz looks to be boxing’s first openly gay champion

Puerto Rican Orlando Cruz, who is gay, said “I’m going to make history” by defeating Mexican Orlando Salido for the WBO’s featherweight belt on Saturday.

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10
Oct

Cruz has Cotto’s support, says advisor

Miguel Cotto’s advisor said that the fighter supports his Puerto Rican countryman, Orlando Cruz, who has declared himself to be gay and fights for a featherweight title on Saturday.

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10
Oct

Cotto ‘in a very good place’ after Rodriguez victory

Three-division titlewinner Miguel Cotto is expected to arrive in Las Vegas on Thursday to discuss potential future fights with Top Rank, which promoted last his one-sided third-round TKO of Delvin Rodriguez last Saturday.

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10
Oct

Cruz’s ring uniform in support of gay cause angers Puerto Rican fans

Openly gay featherwight contender Orlando Cruz on the outfit he plans to wear into the ring versus Orlando Salido on Saturday: “It was not my intention to cause an uproar.”

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09
Oct

Photo gallery: Bradley-Marquez final press conference

Tim Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez at the final press conference before Saturday’s contest in Las Vegas, in which Bradley will attempt to defend his WBO welterweight title. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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09
Oct

Lem’s latest: Marquez to earn $6 million, Bradley, $4.1 million

Juan Manuel Marquez will earn a guaranteed $6 million for his challenge to WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley, who will pocket at least $4.1 million when they fight on Saturday at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

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09
Oct

Marquez claims ‘idol’ Chavez Sr. has his back against Bradley

Juan Manuel Marquez is proud to have Julio Cesar Chavez’s support going into his showdown with Tim Bradley on Saturday. Says Marquez, “If I can get him in trouble, I think I can finish him.”

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08
Oct

Q&A: Vasyl Lomachenko

One of the best amateur boxers in recent history, two-time Olympic champ Vasyl Lomachenko, will turn pro on the Tim Bradley-Juan Manuel Marquez undercard on Saturday. Anson Wainwright caught up with the Ukrainian southpaw to learn more about his background and pro ambitions.

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