Orlando Cruz

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gay boxer Orlando Cruz lost his bid for a piece of the featherweight title Saturday night, getting stopped in the seventh round by veteran Orlando Salido. Cruz, the first openly gay active fighter, was outclassed much of the fight by Salido, who landed the heavier punches throughout before knocking Cruz down […]

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Orlando Cruz won the fight of his life when he came out last year as the first openly gay fighter in boxing. Now he’s in a fight of another kind, a championship battle Saturday night that is the biggest bout of his professional career. “It’s my dream and it’s my time,” […]