Marcos Maidana vs. Victor Ortiz

By Boxing News on October 12, 2014
Marcos Maidana vs. Victor Ortiz
Ortiz met someone in LA who wasn't as tough as him, he met someone who was tougher.

When Victor Ortiz met Marcos Maidana on June 6, 2009, at the Staples Center in L.A., it was a gimme between two equally matched competitors. Both fighters were on the rise and their records were almost identical, with Ortiz at 24-1-1 and Maidana at 25-1. But something happened to Victor Ortiz in that bout. He met someone who wasn’t as tough as him, he met someone who was tougher, and he wilted under the pressure. Ortiz went from being a boy to becoming a man that night, even though it took a couple of fights to complete the journey…

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