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  1. Victor Ortiz

    Victor Ortiz



    Victor Ortiz

    Victor Ortiz is a professional boxer from Garden City, Kansas, and former WBC world welterweight champion. Known as "Vicious Victor," the powerful southpaw won Junior Olympic titles and competed in the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials as an amateur before turning pro as a junior welterweight. Name...

  2. Keith Thurman defeats Leonard Bundu by unanimous decision

    Brian Campbell

    It might not have been the exciting performance fight fans wanted, but Keith Thurman took a big step toward a crack at Marcos Maidana by defeating Leonard Bundu by unanimous decision on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2014
  3. Victor Ortiz determined to continue career

    Dan Rafael

    Despite opportunities to expand his brand in Hollywood as an actor, Victor Ortiz is focused first on rescuing his once-promising boxing career.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2014
  4. Victor Ortiz giving it another go

    Dan Rafael

    Victor Ortiz was on top of the world after winning a welterweight world title by decision from Andre Berto in a terrific fight in 2011. He had finally lived up to the vast potential he showed on the way up and seemed poised for a good run. But Ort...

    Blog | November 07, 2014
  5. Victor Ortiz planning November return

    Dan Rafael

    Former welterweight titlist Victor Ortiz, who has been knocked out in his past three fights, plans to return to the ring. Ortiz (29-5-2, 22 KOs), 27, of Oxnard, California, wrote Thursday on his Instagram page that he will be back in the ring befo...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  6. Amir Khan and Luis Collazo have the same goal: To get a fight aga...

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Former unified junior welterweight titleholder Amir Khan and former welterweight titlist Luis Collazo both have the same goal: They both want in on the Floyd Mayweather Jr. sweepstakes and each is in prime position to make the case that ...

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2014
  7. Lopez back in action on FNF

    Dan Rafael

    As a late substitute opponent facing Victor Ortiz in 2012, welterweight Josesito Lopez of Riverside, Calif., was largely unknown and a major underdog. Nine rounds later, Lopez had badly broken Ortiz's jaw, stopped him and emerged as "The Riverside Ro...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  8. Bernard Hopkins using head games on Beibut Shumenov

    Dan Rafael

    The fight is six weeks away, but light heavyweight champion Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins is already using head games on challenger Beibut Shumenov.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2014
  9. Collazo turns attention to Khan

    Dan Rafael

    Immediately after Luis Collazo knocked out fellow former welterweight titlist Victor Ortiz on Jan. 30 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., he immediately called out for the biggest fight any welterweight could ask for -- a showdown with champion...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  10. Luis Collazo signs with Al Haymon

    Dan Rafael

    Add one more guy to the list of fighters who undoubtedly will say at his next news conference or after his next victory, "I'd like to thank Al Haymon." Former welterweight titlist Luis Collazo became the latest fighter to sign with Haymon, the mos...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  11. Jermall Charlo ready for surprising title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Jermall Charlo was as surprised as anybody to land a bout with junior middleweight titlist Carlos Molina. Now all he has to do is make the most of the opportunity.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2014
  12. Thurman-Collazo in the cards?

    Dan Rafael

    Luis Collazo's second-round knockout of fellow former welterweight titleholder Victor Ortiz on Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., was impressive, vaulted him back into the consciousness of fight fans and certainly set him up for...

    Blog | February 03, 2014
  13. Scorecard: Gennady Golovkin scores another KO victory

    Dan Rafael

    After four exciting knockouts in four fights in 2013, middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin kept it up as he opened 2014 with another victory by stoppage against Osumanu Adama.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2014
  14. What's next for Collazo?

    Michael Woods

    The punch, the countout, the roar, the reaction, dropping to the canvas, soaking in the moment -- Luis Collazo's KO2 win over Victor Ortiz is on the short list of most monumental boxing moments at Barclays Center in the span of time since the buildin...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  15. Collazo stops Ortiz in Round 2

    Brian Campbell

    You just never know what's going to happen in a Victor Ortiz fight. Throughout a 10-year career of highs and lows -- from spectacular knockdowns to unforgettable meltdowns -- Ortiz, a former welterweight titlist, has worn his heart on his sleeve ...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  16. Collazo stands tall over Ortiz

    Michael Woods

    NEW YORK -- Luis Collazo welcomed Victor Ortiz back to the squared circle in the main event at Barclays Center in Brooklyn Thursday night in stunning fashion. Collazo's welcoming bash was punctuated in the second with a hellacious shot to send Ortiz ...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  17. Luis Collazo stops Victor Ortiz early in hometown Brooklyn bout

    As soon as Luis Collazo threw the vicious right hook, he had a sense of the outcome.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014