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Gary Russell’s next fight could be mandatory challenge against Orlando Salido

Undefeated Featherweight Gary Russell, Jr. of Capitol Heights, Md., has been designated as the mandatory challenger for the WBO Featherweight title and he looks forward to challenging the WBO champion for the title belt. Orlando Salido just picked up the vacant WBO title by defeating Orlando Cruz on the Bradley vs. Marquez pay-per-view. Salido represents a huge step up in class for...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Salido beats gay boxer in first title shot

Orlando Salido took the vacant WBO featherweight title with a seventh-round stoppage of Orlando Cruz - the firstly openly gay active fighter - on Saturday. Salido, coming off a surprise defeat to Mikey Garcia for the same belt in January, affirmed his status as one of the division's best by outclassing Cruz. The Mexican landed the heavier punches throughout and knocked Cruz...
Via AP on Fox
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Openly Gay Fighter Orlando Cruz To Wear Rainbow Trunks, Pink Gloves Saturday Night Vs. Salido

Courtesy of Everlast Orlando Cruz (20-2-1, 10 KOs) will utilize his title shot and being on the biggest fight card of his career to show his support for two different causes Saturday Night when he takes on Orlando Salido (39-12-2, 27 KOs). Cruz, who is boxing’s first openly gay fighter, will don pink gloves to show his support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and rainbow colored...
Via Fight Hub TV
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Garcia-Salido results, photos & videos: Interviews & photo gallery from fight night

Last night on HBO, Mikey Garcia routed Orlando Salido, knocking him down four times and taking home the WBO Featherweight Title. Right here, we have a collection of fight night photos from the tripleheader at Madison Square Garden, which of course also showcased Gennady Golovkin against Gabriel Rosado, and Roman Martinez against Juan Carlos Burgos. Take a look below. Garcia...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Business Time: Orlando Salido Vs. Miguel Angel Garcia Preview And Prediction

Enough foreplay. January's ESPN2 Friday Night Fights and Showtime ShoBox cards have been all well and good, but the first "down to business"-style boxing event of 2013 is upon us Saturday on HBO. As the main event was rescheduled from late 2012 after one of the combatants suffered a training injury, it christens the New Year quite by accident. That main event, Orlando...
Via The Queensbury Rules
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Mikey Garcia vs. Orlando Salido: Full Garcia mitt and shadow boxing workout with Robert Garcia

The 2013 fight season has officially kicked in and we could not be anymore happier! Not because there are some really awesome fights ahead of us in the next few months, but rather we would of probably died of boredom and spent all our cash reserves on Ghostbuster Proton backpacks and Jedi bathrobes if there [...]
Via Fight Hub TV
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Video interviews: Mikey Garcia & Robert Garcia talk title challeenge against Salido

Undefeated Mikey Garcia is back on January 19th, as he finally challenges for a world title by taking on the tough veteran Orlando Salido. Garcia has been hard at work, training with brother Robert Garcia. Right here, Robert speaks with Top Rank's Crystina Poncher about Mikey, his training, his previous experience and more. Robert acknowledges that Mikey hasn't faced the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Lopez seeks to avenge last year's loss to Salido

Juan Manuel ''Juanma'' Lopez is aiming to avenge the lone loss of his career and reclaim his WBO featherweight crown when he takes on Mexican boxer Orlando Salido on Saturday. The heavy-handed Puerto Rican southpaw (32-1, 28 KOs), comes in as a 2-1 favorite and will have the hometown crowd behind him at Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan. But that advantage didn...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Salido comes off canvas to stop Haya

WBO featherweight world champion Orlando Salido (37-11-2, 25 KOs) survived two knockdowns and a real scare to eventually stop Filipino Weng Haya (14-5, 8 KOs) in the eighth round of a scheduled 10-round non-title bout in Mexico. For the first 2 3/4 rounds, Haya was completely on his bike, almost flat-out running from the stalking Salido. Then, with seconds left in the third round...
Via Fox Sports
December 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Salido to face Weng in Mexico on Saturday

WBO featherweight champ Orlando Salido (36-11-2, 24 KOs) returns to the ring this Saturday at the Palenque de la Feria in Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico in a 10-round non-title bout with Filipino Weng Haya (14-4, 8 KOs). Despite rumors to the contrary, Mexico's Salido is still entertaining offers related to his title fight options for 2012 and has not yet signed to face Puerto...
Via Fox Sports
December 14, 2011  |  Discuss
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