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Orlando Cruz Eyes World Title Shot in Coming Months

By Miguel Rivera

Puerto Rican featherweight contender Orlando Cruz (20-2-1, 10KOs) was hoping to get a shot at WBO featherweight champion Mikey Garcia. Instead, Cruz's countryman Juan Manuel "Juanma" Lopez secured the opportunity, taking place on June 15th in Dallas, Texas.

Cruz hopes to get the winner of the Juanma vs. Garcia encounter, or anothre world champion by the end of the year.

"My time will come. I'm not in a hurry. I'm waiting to see what happens. But I'm sure that in 2013 I will become a world champion," said a confident Cruz to Elket Rodriguez Birriel.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jtcs1981 on 05-09-2013

Ever since he came out, he is getting undeserved attention. He can win a fight here and there, but he is not a special fighter. His one chance at getting exposure was blew when he was throwing uppercuts to Lock…

Comment by Basco on 05-09-2013

[QUOTE=rochemback;13345178]Yeah, Mikey beats 'em both.[/QUOTE] The same night!

Comment by kokingbill on 05-09-2013

I never heard of the guy before he told the world he likes getting it in the ass...

Comment by baya on 05-09-2013

[I]Holllllllaaaaaaaaaa!!!!!!!!![/I] :rofl: :rofl:

Comment by rochemback on 05-09-2013

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;13344835]Puerto Rican featherweight contender Orlando Cruz (20-2-1, 10KOs) was hoping to get a shot at WBO featherweight champion Mikey Garcia. Instead, Cruz's countryman Juan Manuel "Juanma" Lopez secured the opportunity, taking place on June 15th in Dallas, Texas. Cruz hopes…

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