Victor Ortiz: Hitter or Quitter?

By Boxing News on January 31, 2014
Victor Ortiz: Hitter or Quitter?
Twitter exploded and the word "quitter" was tossed around like feces in a monkey house.

The comeback of Victor Ortiz came up short last night In his first fight since having his jaw broken in two places by Josesito Lopez, all eyes were not only on Ortiz’s reconstructed mandible, they were also looking at his heart. Ortiz has been called a quitter and worse, but he didn’t quit against Lopez; his jaw was broken. His didn’t quit against Floyd Mayweather either; he was coldcocked with a legal sucker punch. The fight against Luis Collazo at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center was supposed to put Ortiz’s reputation back on track. Instead, he got caught by a shot he didn’t see coming and was counted out at 2:59 of the second round while on his knees. Naturally, social media exploded and the word “quitter” was tossed around like fecesin a monkey house. But did Victor Ortiz actually quit? Robert Ecksel, editor-in-chief of Boxing.com, speaks with Rick Strom from TYT Sports about Ortiz vs. Collazo and the curious case of Victor Ortiz…

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