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Orlando Cruz May Drop Down To Super Bantamweight

By Miguel Rivera

Recently defeated Orlando Cruz (20-3-1, 10KOs) is considering the possibility of dropping down to the super bantamweight limit of 122-pounds. Last Saturday night at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Cruz tried to capture the vacant WBO featherweight title, but he was overpowered and knocked out by Orlando Salido in seven rounds of action. Besides the glory of winning a title, Cruz was also trying to become the first openly gay boxer to win a world championship.

"I think I can make 122. I've already had preliminarily discussions about doing that, to pursue an opportunity in that division. On the day of the weigh-in [for Salido] I was 124 pounds, so it's a matter of putting in a little more effort and I'm sure that I can make that weight," Cruz told Carlos Narvaez.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by IronDanHamza on 10-16-2013

Who cares? He's terrible.

Comment by jtcs1981 on 10-16-2013

Based on his twitter fights with WV2, this means that they are looking to make this fight. Both are with the same company and can be a good card in Bayamon.

Comment by DosRounds on 10-16-2013

[QUOTE=Money Team.;13846922]If this guy didnt tell the world sleeps with men would he be given any attention at all??[/QUOTE] not at all, after him coming out that's when I saw his name everywhere even in UK newspapers who hardly mention…

Comment by DosRounds on 10-16-2013

Rigo en DosRounds If he comes back aybe he should fight Quigg

Comment by nycsmooth on 10-16-2013

no matter the weight, he won't b a factor, he's a good club fighter, nothing more...his homosexuality got him his notoriety...

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