Photo gallery: Bradley-Marquez weigh-in

11
Oct

Photo gallery: Bradley-Marquez weigh-in

WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley and challenger Juan Manuel Marquez on the scales along with featherweights Orlando Salido and Orlando Cruz, and others from Saturday’s card in Las Vegas. Photos by Naoki Fukuda.

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11
Oct

Bradley, Marquez weigh-in ripped and ready for welterweight showdown

Tim Bradley weighed in at a ripped-and-ready looking 146 pounds for his Saturday WBO welterweight title defense against Juan Manuel Marquez on Friday in Las Vegas. Marquez weighed in at lean and muscular 144.5 pounds.

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11
Oct

Commentary: Cruz exposes boxing’s homophobic issues

Orlando Cruz, an openly gay boxer who fights on the Tim Bradley-Juan Manuel Marquez undercard, has received as much media coverage as the two pound-for-pound-rated main event fighters. He deserves the attention for challenging and exposing boxing’s homophobic underbelly.

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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

Lomachenko focused on Ramirez, not Salido-Cruz or Rigondeaux

Two-time Olympic champ Vasyl Lomachenko, who goes pro on Saturday, advises boxing fans to “be patient.” “I will be doing big things and you’ll be witnesses when I do them.”

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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’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

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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