Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

13:2 Odds that Victor Ortiz Wins Dancing with the Stars

by David P. Greisman

Online gambling site Bovada has former welterweight titleholder Victor Ortiz firmly in the middle of the pack in its odds for who will win the 16th season of ABC’s popular reality competition, “Dancing with the Stars.”

Ortiz and comedian D.L. Hughley are tied for fifth with 13:2 odds. Ahead of them are gymnast Aly Raisman (4:1), actress Zendaya Coleman (9:2), actor Ingo Rademacher (11:2) and singer Kellie (6:1).

Rounding out the rest, below Ortiz and Hughley, are football player Jacoby Jones (7:1), singer Wynonna Judd (10:1), former figure skater Dorothy Hamill (10:1), realty television personality Lisa Vanderpump (15:1), and comedian/actor Andy Dick (30:1).

Ortiz last fought in June 2012, suffering a ninth-round technical knockout loss to Josesito Lopez and suffering a broken jaw in the process, both of which kept him from a clash this past September against Canelo Alvarez. He is 29-4-2 with 22 knockouts.

Ortiz is the fifth pro boxer to be on the show. The others were Evander Holyfield (season 1), Laila Ali (season 4), Floyd Mayweather (season 5) and Sugar Ray Leonard (season 12). Holyfield was the second contestant eliminated in his season, Leonard was the third to be eliminated in his season, and Mayweather was the fourth to be eliminated in his season.

Ali did the best of all the boxers, making it all the way to the season finale and finishing in the third place. (Mixed martial artist Chuck Liddell appeared in season 9 and was the fifth contest to be eliminated.)

David P. Greisman is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. Follow David on Twitter @fightingwords2 or send questions/comments via email at [email protected]

Tags: Victor Ortiz image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by nycsmooth on 02-28-2013

if she is in shape & has her agility when she skated & won the Gold: Winner: Dorothy Hamill...

Comment by thuggery on 02-28-2013

I hope Ortiz wins..........

Comment by oscar_angels091 on 02-28-2013

[QUOTE=Jelipe89;13092605]i really liked Ortiz but dam dude wtf... like floyd said once, "In the sport of boxing you really have to dedicate your full time to the craft" These young bucks dont want it as bad as they say... Chavez…

Comment by Jelipe89 on 02-27-2013

i really liked Ortiz but dam dude wtf... like floyd said once, "In the sport of boxing you really have to dedicate your full time to the craft" These young bucks dont want it as bad as they say... Chavez…

Comment by feroth on 02-27-2013

[QUOTE=New England;13091720]they really need to bill maidana - lopez as "paternity test."[/QUOTE] lmao "who's victor's real Daddy"

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (12)
Top Headlines Dana White: We'll Learn From Mayweather-Pacquiao Mistakes Juan Manuel Marquez Return Now in Play For August 19 Horn Smiles: I'll Be Looking To Land Marquez Shot on Pacquiao! Diego Chaves: I Want Brandon Rios Again, I Deserve a Rematch SHO's Espinoza: Broner-Garcia is Biggest Non-PPV Fight of Summer Hopkins: Canelo Will Beat Golovkin EASIER Than Most Think! Frank Warren: Ward-Kovalev Ending Unsatisfactory, Trilogy Needed Vijender Singh vs. Zulpikar Maimaitiali Set For High Stakes Battle Natasha Jonas Impressive in Her Pro Debut in Newcastle Mike Jimenez Barely Beats Pryor, Findley Drills Donovan George Hearn: Great Offer Made To Wilder, Reluctant To Face Whyte Roach: I Once Thought Golovkin Kills Canelo - Now It's Dead Even Anthony Yigit vs. Sandor Martin Deal Reached, Purse Bid is Off Mohamed Rodriguez Shocks Manuel Mendez With Knockout Win Why Mayweather-McGregor Cannot Hurt Boxing De La Hoya: Canelo Has To Knock Golovkin Out! Photo: Kermit Cintron, Tyrone Brunson Ready For Battle De La Hoya: Golovkin Will Enter Ring First - NOT Canelo Mayweather Trainer Concerned: McGregor Has Crazy, Weird Power Onggocan Stops Pantilgan in Nine To Retain IBF Youth Belt Jonas, Saunders, Hall, Kelly, Fowler Win Bouts in Newcastle Canelo: Mayweather's Style Doesn't Make For Attractive Fights Seven British Boxers Head To Finals in Euro Championships Canelo: I Have To Be Smart, Elusive, Not Stand in Front of GGG Loeffler on The Venue Hunt For HBO Super Flyweight Triple Hearn: Ward-Kovalev Stopped Too Early - But Kovalev Was Done McGregor's Coach: Many Respected Boxers Have Offered Help Manny Pacquiao vs. Jeff Horn Picked Up By BoxNation Taras Shelestyuk Returns on 'Locked and Loaded' - July 1 Jermain Taylor is Broke, Facing Multiple Lawsuits Bryant Jennings, Top Rank Officially Announce Promotional Deal World Boxing Super Series - Live Draft on July 8 Hearn: Ward-Kovalev Not Promoted Right, I Would've Smashed It! Canelo-Golovkin: There Isn't Any Legitimate Bad Blood Alan Sanchez Faces Miguel Huerta in Woodland, California SHO's Espinoza: All Early Bets on McGregor To Beat Mayweather De La Hoya: Canelo-Golovkin Winner is No. 1 Pound-for-Pound Hopkins: Kovalev Stoppage Was Legit, Ward Wore Him Down George Groves Daring Zeuge To Enter World Boxing Super Series Fenech Backs Horn To Shock Pacquiao in History Making Fight
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement