Victor Ortiz in make or break fight against Collazo on January 30th

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBC 147 lb. champion Victor Ortiz (29-4-2, 22 KO’s) has an important fight coming up next month on January 30th against Luis Collazo (34-5, 17 KO’s) at the Barclays Center, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. This is a tune-up bout for Ortiz scheduled for 10 rounds and not 12. Like his last fight a year and a half ago against Josesito Lopez, Ortiz is expected to win this one against Collazo.

The worry here is that if Ortiz can’t beat Collazo, and if he gets beaten or if he quits yet again, for whatever reason, his boxing career may be pretty much done as far as him being a relevant fighter.

Ortiz quit against Lopez, Marcos Maidana and someone say in his fight against Lamont Peterson when faced with adversity. Ortiz suffered a broken jaw in the Lopez fight last year in June. But Ortiz was having problems in that fight long before his jaw was broken, as he was getting nailed frequently by Lopez with silly shots that he shouldn’t have been Continue reading