Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Jantony Ortiz, Olympian, Inking Pact With Miguel Cotto

By Giancarlo "Mr. Boxing" Oquendo / @MRBOXING1

Olympian Jantony Ortiz, who represented Puerto Rico in the 2012 London Olympics, will be signing a contract with Miguel Cotto's promotional company, Miguel Cotto Promotions. Ortiz will debut on June 7 at Madison Square Garden in New York, as part of the undercard where Cotto will be challenging WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez.
 
During the Olympics, Ortiz was defeated in Round 16 by former European champion David Ayrapetyan. Jantony's brother, Antonio Ortiz, has already made the leap to the professional ranks and is unbeaten with 5 wins and two knockouts.
 
Jantony was part of the PR National Boxing Team that included Enrique “Kikin” Collazo, Francisco Vargas and sensational Top Rank prospect Felix Verdejo. 

Tags: Jantony Ortiz image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 04-03-2014

Cotton has pull with top rank and GBP his fighters can fight for either company with NP its a smart move cotto will be the next delahoya in boxing when it comes to promoting

Comment by nycsmooth on 04-03-2014

Business wise, don't know if this is smart, as after Miguel loses to SM, how much pull does he have moving this kid up the ladder, unaided? Fighting in NYC w/that tax structure, the kid will b making virtually nothing...…

Comment by boricuajr23 on 04-03-2014

he is actually my favorite from this past class. Im guessing he is going pro since J. Cintron is than man now in PR!!

Comment by cotto#1p4p on 04-03-2014

If you're not going to sign with TR, GBP, or Haymon why even bother going pro. I understand he may have to take care of his family, etc. but he probably got a cheap signing bonus from Cotto Promotions. Plus,…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (4)
Top Headlines Christian "Macho Time" Camacho on Boxeo Telemuno Card Crawford Tops Lomachenko, Wins ESPY For 'Fighter of the Year' Teofimo Lopez To Undergo Surgery on Right Hand on Friday Rey Vargas Already Back To Work, Hopes For Quick Return Photos: Jean Pascal, Steve Bosse - Face To Face at Final Presser Anthony Joshua: I'd Rather Lose Than Use PEDs To Win Toka Kahn Clary vs. Kid Galahad - IBF Eliminator Ordered Jazza Dickens vs. Martin Ward Rematch Off Due To Injury Dmitry Bivol: Fight Against Kovalev 'Most Likely' Will Happen Kalle Sauerland Talks WBSS Season 2 Draft, Usyk vs. Gassiev Photos: Mario Barrios Putting in Work For Jose Roman Jean Carlos Torres Headlines Return of PRBBP Series, August 10 Promoter: I Really Believed Munguai Would Knock Golovkin Out Lucas Matthysse Blasts Critics Who Claim He Quit With Pacquiao Abner Mares Joins Announce Team of Boxeo Telemundo Saunders vs. Andrade Purse Bid is Set By WBO For July 25 Anthony Joshua: This is Chapter 2 For Me - All Comers Welcome! Photos: Anthony Joshua, Alexander Povetkin - Face To Face in UK Ryan Martin, Terry Flanagan Aim To Shake Up WBSS Tourney Top Rank President is Very High on Teofimo Lopez Demetrius Andrade Not Expected To Face Billy Joe Saunders Next Miller: I Knew Joshua's a Punk; Wanted to Push His Buttons Manny Pacquiao vs. Lucas Matthysse: Afterthoughts Carl Frampton Getting Annoyed By Trash Talk of Luke Jackson Kamil Delighted After Winning The Right To Remain in Scotland Jermaine Franklin Decisions Craig Lewis at Motor City Casino Bellew: I Prefer Usyk-Gassiev Winner - But Fury Easier, Pays More Joshua: Wilder is Definitely Going To Happen - Confident I'll Win! Zeuge's Coach, Braehmer, Went Bonkers After Upset Loss Shakhram Giyasov Picks Up Stoppage Win in First Round Usyk, Gassiev Could Be One Step Away Before Heavyweight Leap Nacho: Canelo Needs The "Perfect Fight" To Beat Golovkin Subriel Matias vs. Breidis Prescott Set For August 18 Photos: Andrade, Vargas, Hooker, Roman Join Hearn, DAZN Photos: Anthony Joshua, Jarrell Miller - Confrontation in NYC Jarrell Miller-Artur Szpilka in Play For October 6 in Chicago Photos: Anthony Joshua, Alexander Povetkin - Go Face To Face Cindy Serrano Confident That She Will Shock Katie Taylor Chocolatito Solves Visa Issue, Hopes For September Return Joshua Warns Miller: Anyone is Welcome To Come Get The Smoke!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement