Victor Ortiz Speaker Profile
American Professional Boxer of Mexican Descent
Victor Ortiz Biography
Victor Ortiz was born January 31, 1987 and is an Americanprofessional boxer of Mexican descent and the former WBC World WelterweightChampion.
He was previously in the Light Welterweight division, wherehe held the USBA title and the WBO NABO title. Ortiz, with a crowd-pleasing,aggressive style, two-fisted power and boyish charm, was made the 2008 ESPNProspect of the Year. Ortiz holds the extraordinary distinction of havingknocked down every opponent he has faced.
He is currently rated as one of the "top two"Welterweight boxers in the world by most sporting news and boxing websites,including The Ring, BoxRec.com, and ESPN.
The first loss and the two draws on Ortiz's record, are notcounted as significant due to the fact the loss came by way of disqualificationin the first round for knocking Corey Alarcon cold with an uppercut off aclinch in a mismatch. The first of two draws was a first-round technical drawin January 2007, when Ortiz was thrashing Marvin Cordova Jr. and in alllikelihood leading towards a knockout win when an accidental head-butt opened acut on Ortiz's forehead and rendered him unable to continue. The second drawwas a controversial one against Lamont Peterson, as ESPN.com and HBO unofficialscorer Harold Lederman both had it 97-91 in favor for the 23-year-old Ortiz.
He is commonly known by the nickname "Vicious"Victor Ortiz.
On September 17th, Victor Ortiz will, after dramaticallywinning the title from the previously undefeated Andre Berto in a fightregarded as a Fight of the Year Contender, fight the former "numberone" pound-for-pound best boxer in the world, Floyd Mayweather, Jr., inone of the most eagerly anticipated boxing matches of 2011. The fight will befor Ortiz's WBC Welterweight title. Ortiz will be Mayweather's first opponentin 16 month
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