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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17
Sep

Salido: Experience counts versus Cruz

Mexico’s former two-time featherweight titleholder Orlando Salido plans to continue his dominance against Puerto Rican rivals when he fights Orlando Cruz on Oct. 12. “I think about what I’ve done against Puerto Rican fighters,” said Salido. “I just think I know how to fight them.”

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17
Sep

Cruz to fight Salido in Griffith’s honor

Openly gay fighter Orlando Cruz said that he will dedicate his Oct. 12 title featherweight bout with Orlando Salido to Emile Griffith, the recently deceased hall of famer who was also open with his sexuality.

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01
Jul

Burgos-Prescott on July 26

Once-beaten Mexican junior lightweight Juan Carlos Burgos will return to the ring on July 26 against Daulis Prescott, his first bout since a disputed split-draw with WBO beltholder Roman “Rocky” Martinez in January.

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16
Jan

Could Martinez-Burgos steal the show? The experts weigh in

Juan Carlos Burgos on his fight with Rocky Martinez: “Our fight is a classic Mexican-Puerto Rican rivalry, and our styles are perfect for one another. Not only will we steal the show, but I’ll take the belt.”

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12
Jan

Garcia ‘ready’ for ‘toughest test of career’ in Salido

Unbeaten featherweight challenger Mikey Garcia said WBO beltholder “Orlando Salido is the best featherweight champion in the world, and he has earned the right to be called that.”

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09
Jan

Q&A: Salido plans to ‘cut down’ Garcia

WBO beltholder Orlando Salido says featherweight rival Mikey Garcia “has never faced a fighter who applies the type of pressure that I do,” adding, “I’m going to give him trouble from the first bell to the last.”

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