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Mikey Garcia vs. Orlando Cruz Showdown in Play

By Mike Coppinger

BoxingScene has been advised by a source close to the negotiations that a Mikey Garcia-Orlando Cruz fight is being discussed.  The source requested anonymity, as they are not authorized to speak on the subject.

Cruz (19-2-1, 9 KOs) made the news last October when he came announced he was gay, becoming the first known openly gay boxer. He would first have to get past a March 15 stay-busy fight against Aalan Martinez (14-1-1, 10 KOs).

Garcia (31-0, 26 KOs), who is trained by his older brother Robert Garcia, won the WBO featherweight title in January with a technical decision victory over Orlando Salido.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by KJB on 03-07-2013

[QUOTE=oc9979;13115648]I don't think Cruz will beat Garcia but he(Cruz) would put a whooping on you and then make you his b1tch.[/QUOTE] Haha! That is exactly what I thought to myself. Anyway, relatively easy fight for Mikey, but most guys in…

Comment by oc9979 on 03-06-2013

[QUOTE=hitmanjosh;13115418]Cruz was KO'd by Lock, and Lock was KO'd by Garcia very easy. Cruz couldn't beat me and I'm 45 could train 8 weeks and beat him. I would never let a gay fighter beat me anyway.[/QUOTE] I don't think…

Comment by MJ223 on 03-06-2013

[B]Cruz is going to get hurt[/B]

Comment by TX_BOXNG on 03-06-2013

Salido dosent want the rematch lol, i see some fans are still butthurt lol, he will get schooled easy again, but anything would be better than fighting Cruz

Comment by hitmanjosh on 03-06-2013

Cruz was KO'd by Lock, and Lock was KO'd by Garcia very easy. Cruz couldn't beat me and I'm 45 could train 8 weeks and beat him. I would never let a gay fighter beat me anyway.

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