Found February 26, 2013 on Pro Boxing Fans:
"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 the Season 16 Dancing with the Stars website, this is what they same about Ortiz: Victor Ortiz is a living, breathing example of the American dream. From a broken home in a small town in Kansas to the bright lights of the boxing ring, Ortiz has used every obstacle he has encountered along his journey to fuel his strength and attain his dreams. As former Welterweight Boxing Champion, Ortiz finally found his life’s calling as a world class athlete. The nickname “Vicious” describes Ortiz when he’s in the ring, but his million-dollar smile is a preview to his heart of gold. His ability to connect with people ...

Victor Ortiz, Dorothy Hammill Join ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Season 16 Cast

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...

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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