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

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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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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