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

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

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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07
Oct

‘2 Days: Mikey Garcia’ airs Oct. 19 on HBO

RING featherweight champion Mikey Garcia will be featured on HBO’s 2 Days in advance of his fight with WBO junior lightweight titleholder Ramon “Rocky” Martinez.

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25
Sep

Photo gallery: Orlando Cruz media day

Featherweight contender Orlando Cruz hosted the press at a workout for his Oct. 12 fight against WBO titeholder Orlando Salido. Photos by Ed Mulholland-Top Rank.

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24
Sep

Lem’s latest: Bradley aims to retire Marquez

WBO welterweight titleholder Tim Bradley is looking to beat Juan Manuel Marquez into retirement, while the 40-year-old Marquez is trying to become Mexico’s first five-division beltwinner.

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18
Sep

Darchinyan: ‘I made Donaire, and I will break him’

Vic Darchinyan will get a shot at revenge against Nonito Donaire six years after Donaire’s left hook knocked him out in the fifth round.

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