Found October 03, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
In the Wild West that is the boxing community, and boxing alone, calling someone a "******" hardly leads even to the blink of an eye; in fact, some praise such behavior as the sport commendably persisting as a final bastion for politically incorrect high jinks. By contrast, when a baseball player writes, in eye black, the word "maricon," it's an international scandal.So it is no small matter that featherweight Orlando Cruz has announced he is and always has been a "proud gay man." Cruz is not a major figure in boxing, although he is not an unknown, either. His biggest stage was on the undercard of the Floyd Mayweather-Juan Manuel Marquez pay-per-view in 2009, where he waged a fan-friendly war with Cornelius Lock in a losing effort. He also appeared on HBO plus losing to Daniel Ponce De Leon in his next fight, and he was a member of the Puerto-Rican Olympic team that included potential future Hall of Famers Miguel Cotto and Ivan Calderon.This isn'...
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