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Victor Ortiz Violates Probation, Arrest Warrant is Issued

By TMZ Sports

Former world champion Victor Ortiz is a wanted man ... after officials said he violated his probation in his DUI case -- and now a warrant has been issued for his arrest. 

As we previously reported, the former WBC welterweight champ was busted for drunk driving back in 2016 and was later sentenced to 3 years probation. 

According to court documents, he was supposed to check in with his probation officer on June 20 -- but failed to do so.

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And then Ortiz was then ordered to appear in court on July 10. He no-showed that appearance, so a violation of probation warrant was issued.

It's not like cops will be out hunting Ortiz down -- but if he has a brush with the law, he'll be arrested and hauled into court. Bail has already been set at $5,000.

Ortiz was arrested on Sept. 24th in Ventura County, California around 7 PM when cops pulled over his BMW and smelled booze.

Officials stated that Ortiz's blood alcohol count was more than .15 ... which is a huge deal because in California, that triggers a "special allegation" which carries a tougher penalty if convicted ... more jail, higher fines, etc.

Ortiz managed to strike a plea deal in his case, where he cut a deal with prosecutors in which he plead guilty to a misdemeanor DUI and in exchange the "special allegation" was dismissed.

Ortiz has been out of the ring since February, when he fought to a majority draw with fellow former world champion Devon Alexander.

There was some talk of a potential showdown in the coming months with his career rival, Brandon Rios. The feud between the two boxers has been ongoing for several years, and for the first time there are no network or promotional boundaries to prevent the fight from taking place - and they both compete in the welterweight division.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by allenfred on 07-13-2018

[QUOTE=WaterHotSer;18933176]Them Mexicans are working hard while your lazy a55 sits in front of your tv hanging on Trumps nuts complaining they took your manhood...err job.[/QUOTE] They might be working hard at low jobs but I retired at 42 years and…

Comment by Beercules on 07-12-2018

[QUOTE=WaterHotSer;18933197]Funny how you can laugh at a joke that includes the word “FRUIT”[/QUOTE] Lmao. who are you?

Comment by FinitoxDinamita on 07-12-2018

I hope he gets over this hump and fights Rios. Ive always liked Ortiz and i dont question his heart like the rest of these jokers do. Have ya been inside the ring, how many fights have you got into?…

Comment by WaterHotSer on 07-12-2018

[QUOTE=Beercules;18932205]Oh **** :lol1:[/QUOTE] Funny how you can laugh at a joke that includes the word “FRUIT”

Comment by WaterHotSer on 07-12-2018

[QUOTE=Corelone;18929929]He should put on a sheet and hang with you.[/QUOTE]While eating a bologna sandwich

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