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Ortiz vs. Collazo

Two Rights Leave One Left Out – Collazo KOs Ortiz

Events at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY build up nicely for the shortened main event. First Gary "Mr" Russell, Jr. 24-0-0 (KO 14) proved he is better than most even when he's not feeling well. He let that slip at the pre-fight meeting with the media. Any questions Fox Sports1 announcers Barry Tompkins, Paulie Malignaggi and Bernard Hopkins about how he would perform were quickly answered. Gary [...]

Luis Collazo wows hometown crowd with second round knockout over Victor Ortiz; fight night results

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (January 31) - It's a super week in New York City and several of the five boroughs' finest boxing talent showed their super skills Thursday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The action culminated with a surprising second round knockout of former WBC Welterweight World Champion "Vicious" Victor Ortiz (29-5-2, 22 KO's) as a result of a right hook thrown by WBA International Welterweight [...]

Collazo Paid his dues, Cashes in at Barclay’s Center

Eighteen months off for Victor Ortiz resulted in just below six minutes in the ring as he was shocked by a right hook from Luis Collazo. Tonight was all about Victor Ortiz who for awhile was being pushed along by Golden Boy Promotions as the next possible star and after a bumpy road this may be the final set back. Ortiz in the prefight hype claimed he never really left the gym despite having a badly [...]

Collazo destroys Ortiz in 2nd round; Russell Jr. stops Tamayo

We may have seen the end of Victor Ortiz's once promising career tonight with him getting blasted out in just two rounds by non-puncher Luis Collazo (35-5, 18 KO's) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Ortiz was literally begging to be knocked out from the 1st round with the way that he was swinging for the fences and leaving himself open for short hooks by Collazo in between his shots. In [...]

Victor Ortiz vs. Luis Collazo quotes for Thursday’s fight at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (January 27) - Photo by HoganPhotos - Fighters for the Victor Ortiz vs. Luis Collazo card gathered at Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn, N.Y. to workout for the media and hold a press conference before their respective Thursday, Jan. 30 fights at Barclays Center airing live on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes. VICTOR ORTIZ, Former WBC Welterweight World Champion "We're so ready, [...]

Russell Jr. v Tamayo opens Fox coverage of Ortiz vs Collazo

Top super featherweight contender Gary "The Lion" Russell Jr. will kick off the FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes telecast live from Barclays Center on Thursday, Jan. 30 when he faces Obregon, Mexico's Miguel "Yaqui" Tamayo in the opening televised bout on the fight card headlined by the WBA International Welterweight Title fight between "Vicious" Victor Ortiz and Luis Collazo. The eight-round super [...]

Victor Ortiz, Luis Collazo Interview

Monica Sears Thank you very much. Thanks, everyone, for joining us today on this call. We have an exciting card to discuss today, headlining with Victor Ortiz and Luis Collazo, who will both be on the line. Before we get to that, I'd like to turn it over now to Richard Schaefer, CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. Richard? Richard Schaefer Thank you, Monica, and hello to all [...]

Schaefer: Victor Ortiz wants to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. again

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is going to be trying to rebuild the career of his fighter former WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz (29-4-2, 22 KO's) in 2014. Ortiz, 26, hasn't fought since his loss to Josesito Lopez in June of 2012, and he's lost his last two fights with one of them being at the hands of Floyd Mayweather Jr. That's who Ortiz wants to fight again if possible, but it's [...]

Victor Ortiz hoping win over Collazo will get him Danny Garcia fight

Former WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz (29-4-2, 22 KO's) is expecting big things if he can get past 32-year-old former WBA World welterweight champion Luis Collazo (34-5, 17 KO's) next month in their scheduled 10 round fight on January 30th at the Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Ortiz is hoping that a victory over Collazo will get him a big fight against Danny Garcia, the WBA/WBC [...]