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 Last update:  10/15/2013       Read more by Miguel Rivera         
   
Orlando Cruz May Drop Down To Super Bantamweight
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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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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.]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 boxeo

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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