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Luis Collazo Plans To Chin Check Victor Ortiz Early

By Miguel Rivera

Former welterweight champion Luis Collazo (34-5, 17KOs) is going to test the strength of Victor Ortiz's chin very early in their contest. The two boxers are set to face each other on January 30th in Fox Sports televised fight from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Ortiz (29-4-2, 22KOs).

Ortiz has been out of action since June 2012, when he suffered a badly broken jaw against Josesito Lopez in the ninth. Prior to that, Ortiz was knocked out in four by Floyd Mayweather Jr. in September 2011. Ortiz has had to undergo a lot of rehabilitation for the injury to his jaw.

Collazo has been very active, with three fights under his belt during Ortiz's layoff.

"My main goal will be to get in the ring and try to frustrate and test how strong his  jaw is. I have not taken any time away from boxing, but Victor has. I just hope that he's ready to work. This fight will define my future ... especially in Brooklyn, which is my home. I will not lose in my home, I will not lose in Brooklyn," said Collazo to Jose Gordian.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mike D on 01-08-2014

I know dude is coming off a epic layoff but Ortiz still couldn't even get a Showtime date? Lmao Fox Sports?

Comment by bojangles1987 on 01-08-2014

[QUOTE=Box-Office;14110888]Why in the world are ppl saying Collazo winning is an upset? Collazo is a warrior whose fought some serious opposition and arguably beat Berto. Collazo wins by Ortiz quitting in the lockerroom before coming in the ring. But no…

Comment by arizashakes on 01-08-2014

Hope my boy ortiz can pull it through he's got all the talent but you just never know with him.

Comment by Jack Napier on 01-08-2014

forgot about Collazo, but if he has anything left he'll put a whooping on Victoria

Comment by I_like_wendys on 01-08-2014

fight of the two guys who gave berto his first loss. War collazo

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