13th October 2013
Gay boxer Orlando Cruz loses in shot for title fight 4
2:37 PM — Openly gay boxer Orlando Cruz lost his bid for the featherweight title Saturday night in Las Vegas, after being knocked down in the seventh round by veteran Orlando Salido.
10th October 2013
NOW: Gay boxer Orlando Cruz to wear rainbow shorts against homophobia 5
7:02 PM — Gay boxer Orlando Cruz is to wear rainbow shorts in protest against homophobia in a fight in Las Vegas on Saturday.
UK: Boxer Tyson Fury to be investigated for anti-gay tweets 2
7:01 PM — Boxer Tyson Fury is to be investigated for making homophobic and expletive-strewn comments on his Twitter account
8th October 2013
Gay boxer Orlando Cruz: I was scared about coming out, but it’s made me happy and free 5
10:57 AM — Puerto Rican professional boxer Orlando Cruz says he was scared about coming out as gay because he feared a negative reaction from the boxing community.
15th August 2013
Puerto Rican gay boxer Orlando Cruz to marry boyfriend 5
3:21 PM — Puerto Rican professional boxer Orlando Cruz is to marry his long term boyfriend José Manuel after proposing on Facebook.
21st June 2013
US: First inductees announced for National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame
7:12 PM — The not-for-profit Chicago-based National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame, for gay athletes and their allies, has announced its initial inductees, which includes Jason Collins, Martina Navratilova and Orlando Cruz.
20th October 2012
Gay boxer wins first fight since decision to come out 32
11:54 AM — Orlando Cruz has won his first fight since publicly declaring that he is indeed a gay man.
4th October 2012
Puerto Rican pro boxer comes out as gay 26
11:40 AM — Puerto Rican featherweight Orlando Cruz has said that he is indeed a gay man.