Lem’s latest: Cruz heard ‘gay slurs’ during fights

11
Oct

Lem’s latest: Cruz heard ‘gay slurs’ during fights

Openly gay boxer Orlando Cruz on dealing with homophobia in boxing: “I’m in a sport that is very macho. Sometime in the ring, people would should gay slurs at me before I came out.”

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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’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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16
Aug

Lampley calls Cruz ‘a hero’

HBO’s Jim Lampley draws on the experiences of his half-brother in showing his support for Orlando Cruz’s decision to declare his homosexuality and propose to his partner, Jose Manuel.

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29
Jul

Griffith’s Ring of Fire to air Friday on MSG Network

Ring of Fire, the story of Emile Griffith, will air on Friday at 10 p.m. on The MSG Network.

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