Orland Cruz Eyes First Quarter Return, WBO Shot

By "Mr. Boxing" Giancarlo Oquendo

Puerto Rican contender Orlando "Fenómeno" Cruz (19-2-1-9 KO's), who is currently training in Buffalo, New York - indicated toè that he will be making his return to the ring after February. He added that it will be a “tune-up” fight, and then he wants the winner of the WBO featherweight title clash between Orlando Salido and Mickey Garcia, which takes place on January 19th at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Giancarlo Oquendo is a TV Boxing Analyst for PRTV/PR Network and WQBN 1160am. Follow him at @mrboxingtab

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BellasGun on 12-30-2012

[QUOTE=MANIAC310;12860985]I've heard Cruz is the heir to Boricua Boxing.[/QUOTE] Fighters beware of getting stretched by Ricky Martin

Comment by kiaba360 on 12-27-2012

Cruz said he would go up in weight to fight Juanma, which would be a decent match-up for both guys. **** a tune-up fight, Cruz should fight "Boom Boom" Bautista or Mijares.

Comment by RlCKY on 12-27-2012

[QUOTE=MANIAC310;12860985]I've heard Cruz is the heir to Boricua Boxing.[/QUOTE] Then he will pass the torch to Cotto's son

Comment by ropeadope89 on 12-27-2012

[QUOTE=MANIAC310;12860985]I've heard Cruz is the heir to Boricua Boxing.[/QUOTE] LOL!! Danny Garcia & a fading Cotto is all they have left.

Comment by jtcs1981 on 12-27-2012

[QUOTE=PRBOXINGCOTTO;12861215]Seems like we have a bunch of homophobes on these comments I give him a good chance to beat either guy salido is getting up there in age and two wars with Lopez will add years to him Garcia is…

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