Found February 26, 2013 on
Victor Ortiz is used to being the center of attention but the 26-year-old WBC welterweight champion likely prefers to be wearing boxing gloves and trunks and not tight costumes and fancy dance shoes. Ortiz is going to appear in the upcoming season of Dancing with the Stars, as the cast was revealed during Tuesday’s episode of Good Morning America at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, according to the Among those joining Ortiz this year is Dorothy Hammill, the 56-year-old Olympic gold medalist from the 1976 Winter Games in Innsbruck. Dancing with the Stars premieres at 8 p.m. ET on Monday, March 18 on ABC. Other athletes this season include Aly Raisman and Jacoby Jones. Photo via Facebook/Victor Ortiz

Victor Ortiz to be on Season 16 of Dancing with the Stars

"Vicious" Victor Ortiz will be a cast member of Season 16 of Dancing with the Stars, joining a lengthy list of boxers past and present who have taken part in the spectacle. He's also one of several professional athletes who will be on the upcoming season of Dancing with the Stars, a popular showcase which can help vault a celebrity's status to a higher level. On...

Victor Ortiz to Appear on Dancing with the Stars

Victor Ortiz will try to bring a different kind of footwork than the kind he uses in the ring when he appears on Season 16 of “Dancing with the Stars” on ABC this spring. Ortiz will be dancing with Lindsay Arnold, competing in the men’s division against Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones, comedian/has-been sitcom [...]
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