Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Victor Ortiz: My Corner Asked Me To Go On, I Couldn't

By Osman Rodriguez

Former WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz (29-4-2) states that he was unable to fully close his mouth when the ninth round was over in his war of wills with Josesito Lopez (29-4-2) at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

Ortiz, already lined up for a September pay-per-view fight with WBA 154-pound champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, was taken to a hostpital after the fight.

"Josesito busted my jaw," Ortiz said. "I had my mouth open, and he broke my jaw. I couldn't close my mouth. It happened early in the ninth round I believe. My corner wanted me to continue but I just couldn't."

This was the second consecutive stoppage loss for Ortiz. After he recovers from his jaw injury, he will likely exercise a rematch clause to get a second crack at Lopez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jbpanama on 06-25-2012

[QUOTE=SekondzOut;12277201]before you take the "I would like to see some of you fight with a broken jaw" road...ask yourself, why are you a boxing fan? we don't honor NORMAL dudes in our sport...its the EXTRAORDINARY dudes who get the praises...this…

Comment by GG Magic on 06-25-2012

[QUOTE=Camp Beast;12275925]Anyone on here that is downing Ortiz for not fighting on with a broken jaw needs to realize how serious a broken jaw really is. Yes fighters have fought on with broken jaws but nobody knows the extent of…

Comment by Ca$trO on 06-25-2012

I was truly disappointed by this fight as I can see the exact moment when Victors will broke. When Lopez would drop his hands and call Victor in then attacked him Victor was back peddling at that point I knew…

Comment by check hook on 06-25-2012

[QUOTE=swizz;12275773]paulie fought cotto with a broken jaw so yes you could continue but you gotta want to to the guy that said only greats would fight with a broken jaw well i just prove you wrong..[/QUOTE] If Paulie had Ortiz'…

Comment by tesla_power on 06-25-2012

[QUOTE=twosweethooks;12275999]I think after Ortiz's Jaw heals he can get the rematch and KO this young sprout ! He was whuppin him Remember Hopkins , did yall say the same for him when he QUIT ? How bout RAFA when he…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (81)
Top Headlines Big Fights, Big Finales, Better Judging Top Wish List For 2018 Jamel Herring Signs With Top Rank, Will Fight on Crawford-Horn Luis Ortiz Vows Pain: I'll Tear The Skin Off Deontay Wilder's Body! Estrada: People Think Sor Rungvisai Will KO Me - It Won't Happen! Creed 2 Update: Actor Cast To Play Ivan Drago's Son in Film Mayorga Emotional: Time To Hang Up The Gloves, Say Goodbye Rapper Common is Producing a New Boxing Documentary Tyson Fury: If I'm Honest - I Fancy Parker To Beat Joshua Wilder: No Doubt I'll KO Ortiz, Joshua-Parker Will Be a Long Fight Katie Taylor Dublin Return Off, Being Pushed To Daniel Jacobs Bill Frank Warren: Fans Lost Interest in Amir Khan, He'll Face a Stiff Euro News: Murat-Demchenko, Havnaa-Tahiri, Formella-Frank Briggs: I'll KO Tyson Fury, Breaks All His Fingers To End His Tweets Wilder: I'll Make an Example of Luis Ortiz, He's My Guinea Pig! Frank Warren Confirms Tete is Out, 2/10 Show Moves Forward Sean Dodd vs. Tommy Coyle Set, April 21 In Liverpool Weekend Review: Shields, Amir Khan, Ergashev, Spence, More Hearn: Let's Be Honest, Who Has Hit Parker's 'Granite Chin?' Parker's Promoter: Joshua Mentally Weak, Dropped Many Times Luis Ortiz: Forget The Marijuana, Now Wilder Has a Real Problem! Parker: I Don't Care If I Win or Lose; Someone Gets Knocked Out Amir Khan Unsure if Crawford Will Carry Up His Power To 147 Mundine: Horn Does Not Have Much Talent, But He Works Hard Joshua: Parker Has No Ring Generalship - I'll Smash His Body! Fes Batista Back in Training With Roy Jones, Plans Ring Return Promoter Will Advise Parker To Avoid Steroid Claims on Joshua Zolani Tete Suffers Injury, Narvaez Clash Pushed Back To April Shields Helps Create Opportunities for Women and Men in Boxing Parker: If I'm The King of Pies, Then Joshua is The King of Steroids! Fighter Claims Severe Beating From Coach Over "Dive" Claims Chocolatito Warns Estrada: Do Not Stand in Front of Sor Rungvisai Jessie Vargas Feels He Has a Good Shot To Land Keith Thurman Amir Khan Aims To Clean Out 147: I Want All of The Belts! Miguel Berchelt Return - Mijares in Doubt, 3 Names in Running WBO, Crawford To Honor Career of Miguel Cotto on January 23 Joseph Parker: The Lighter I Am, The Better I Will Be With Joshua Hearn: Khan vs. Brook a Step Closer, The Barriers are Now Gone Froch Warns: Joshua Can't Afford To Switch Off With Parker Photos: Luis Ortiz Training in Beast Mode For Deontay Wilder Anthony Joshua: I Won't Shake Parker's Hand, I'll Whoop Him!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement