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Photos: Orlando Cruz Training During Media Day

New York, NY, USA ---  No. 1 Featherweight contender Orlando Cruz of Puerto Rico works out during media day ahead of his bout against WBO featherweight champion Orlando Salido.  The two will meet on the undercard of the Timothy Bradley vs. Juan Manuel Marquez bout on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas for the vacant WBO featherweight title.  Cruz is boxing's first openly gay fighter. 

It will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®,
Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Zanfer Promotions, All Star Boxing, Wynn Las Vegas, Márquez Boxing, and Tecate, remaining tickets to the Bradley vs. Márquez welterweight championship event, priced at $800, $600, $400, $300, $200, $100 and $50, can be purchased at the Thomas & Mack Center Box Office, online at UNLVtickets.com, at UNLVtickets Outlet Town Square Las Vegas Concierge, or by calling 702-739-FANS (3267).

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BMWM3P on 09-26-2013

Salido is going to pound on this [email protected] and for the first time Cruz won't enjoy getting pounded by another man.

Comment by FuriousStyles on 09-26-2013

I bet he spends hours on the double end bag.

Comment by Humean on 09-25-2013

One of the greatest fighters who ever lived was gay, none of you heard of Emile Griffith? Salido will probably win this as he is a very good fighter but I hope Cruz wins so that it winds up all…

Comment by AztecWanker on 09-25-2013

Cruz's new found hype for being a fa[COLOR="Black"]g[/COLOR]got won't make him a better fighter. Salido is going to whoop his ass severely. Don't get it twisted, gentlemen.

Comment by budfr on 09-25-2013

[QUOTE=Drunk Punch;13780033]The dude pulls some seriously funny faces when hitting the heavy bag! Win or lose, I have huge respect for this guy for coming out. I wonder how many other boxers are gay but don't have the courage to…

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