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Orlando Cruz: Felix Verdejo Needs Work, Won't Beat Flanagan

Orlando 'El Fenomeno' Cruz of Puerto Rico believes his countryman and fellow Olympian, rising contender Felix Verdejo (23-0, 15 KOs), will need a lot of work before pursing a mandatory world title sho...Read More

P. Fury Under Fire For Ripping Orlando Cruz: He's Not a Real Man!

Peter Fury, uncle and trainer of former heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury, is under fire after tweeting what many perceived to be homophobic messages in the direction of openly gay boxer Orlando C...Read More

Photos: Terry Flanagan Beats Down Orlando Cruz For TKO Win

Flanagan vs. Cruz Fight Photo Gallery - Orlando Cruz failed Saturday in his bid to become boxing's first openly gay world champion when Terry Flanagan defeated him to defend the World Boxing Organisat...Read More

Terry Flanagan Drops, Stops Orlando Cruz in Eight Rounds

Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales - WBO lightweight champion Terry Flanagan (32-0, 13KOs) stopped Orlando Cruz (25-5-1, 13KOs), who moved in weight to take the fight, in eight rounds of one-sided actio...Read More

Lomachenko vs. Flanagan Eyed By Warren For Next Summer

TERRY FLANAGAN is ready to show everyone that he is firmly on course to become the world’s top lightweight. The WBO champion tackles tricky Puerto Rican Orlando Cruz in a top-of-the-bill clash at Card...Read More

Photo: Terry Flanagan, Orlando Cruz Ready For Battle in Cardiff

A Puerto Rican boxer is hoping to punch his way into sporting history this weekend - by becoming the first openly gay male boxer to win a world title. Orlando Cruz will take on Britain's Terry Flanaga...Read More

Cruz: I Will Inspire The Gay Community With World Title Win

Puerto Rico's Orlando Cruz is determined to make history by becoming boxing's first openly gay World Champion. Cruz challenges WBO World Lightweight king Terry Flanagan this Saturday at the Motorpoint...Read More

Flanagan: I'll Definitely Honor My Mandatory Against Felix Verdajo

This Saturday at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena, WBO lightweight boss Terry Flanagan is promising to provide a refresher to anyone who doubts his standing as the planet’s premier 135lb prizefighter, write...Read More

Orlando Cruz Vows To Snatch Flanagan's Belt For All Gay Athletes

Becoming a world champion for the first time isn't the only motivation driving Orlando Cruz ahead of his WBO lightweight title fight on Saturday. The Puerto Rican boxer wants to change perceptions, to...Read More

Orlando Cruz Promises Historical Title Win Over Terry Flanagan

Puerto Rico's Orlando Cruz has vowed to make history by becoming the first openly gay boxing World Champion. Cruz challenges WBO World Lightweight Champion Terry Flanagan at the Motorpoint Arena Cardi...Read More

Orlando Cruz Vows To Beat Flanagan: I Will Be First Gay Champ!

Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz has been given a second chance to become the sport’s first ever openly gay world champion after securing a fight with Manchester’s WBO lightweight champion Terry Flanag...Read More

Miguel Berchelt Very Motivated To Face, Beat Orlando Cruz

As previously reported by BoxingScene.com, WBO interim super featherweight champion Miguel "El Alacrán" Berchelt (30-1 27 KOs) is slated to return to the ring on December 3rd with Puerto Rican Orlando...Read More

Miguel Berchelt vs. Orlando Cruz Eyed For December 3

Mexico's Miguel 'Scorpion' Berchelt (30-1, 27KOs) is potentially heading into the ring with the most experienced opponent of his career in the fall. With already two fights for the year, Berchelt coul...Read More

Orlando Cruz Rolls Forward With TKO Win in Florida

A La Carte Pavillion in Tampa, Florida - Super featherweight contender Orlando 'El Fenomeno' Cruz (25-4-1, 13 KOs) stopped late replacement Gabino Cota (19-7-1, 17 KOs) in seven rounds. Cruz dominated...Read More

Cruz, Cota Make Weight For Rematch in Storm-Riddled Florida

All primary participants made weight as the show goes on Friday evening at A La Carte Pavilion in Tampa, Florida. Headlining the show — which airs live on Telemundo (Friday, 11:35pm ET) — Is super fea...Read More

Orlando Cruz: I Won't Rest Until I'm First Gay World Champion!

Puerto Rico's Orlando 'The Phenomenon' Cruz will not rest until he completes his biggest goal - to become the first gay world champion in professional boxing. ...Read More

Miguel Berchelt vs. Orlando Cruz Clash in Play For The Fall?

Mexico's Miguel 'Scorpion' Berchelt (30-1, 27KOs) is going to stay very busy to close the year out. With already two fights for the year, Berchelt expects to close out 2016 with two more fights, and o...Read More

Orlando Cruz Fends Off Scrappy Alejandro Valdez For TKO Win

The veteran super featherweight contender turned away a stiff challenge from a determined Alejandro Valdez to score a 7th round knockout in front of a sold-out crowd Friday evening at Kissimmee Civic ...Read More

Cruz, Valdez Make Weight for Telemundo Summer Season Finale

Orlando Cruz and Alex Valdez were both on weight for the summer season finale of Boxeo Telemundo, which airs Friday evening (11:35 p.m. ET) from Kissimmee Civic Center in Kissimmee, Florida. ...Read More

Orlando Cruz To Pay Homage To PULSE Shooting Victims

From the moment he publicly confirmed his alternate lifestyle, Orlando Cruz has proudly represented the LGBT community through his sport. That statement never rang truer than for his next ring appeara...Read More