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

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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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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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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12
Apr

Lem’s latest: Brook injured again prior to Alexander fight

Unbeaten welterweight contender Kell Brook has suffered yet another foot injury that could jeopardize his scheduled challenge to IBF beltholder Devon Alexander for the third time.

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