Ex-Two Division World Champion Carlos Ortiz, Pleasure of Puerto Rico, Dies at 85

Ex-Two Division World Champion Carlos Ortiz, Pleasure of Puerto Rico, Dies at 85

By Robert Brizel, Head Actual Fight Media Boxing Correspondent

New York, NY (June fifteenth, 2022)–  Usually considered Puerto Rico’s biggest pound for pound fighter ever, former World Light-weight and World Mild Welterweight World champion Carlos Ortiz, Puerto Rico’s first Worldwide Boxing Corridor of Fame inductee in 1991, has died at age 85 in New York Metropolis.

 A local of Ponce, Puerto, Rico, between 1955 and 1972, compiled knowledgeable document of 61 wins, seven losses and one draw, with 30 knockouts, and fought in 19 light-weight and light-weight welterweight world title bouts.

 Ortis was Puerto Rico’s first two-division champion, a feat completed later by Wilfredo Gomez, Wilfredo Benitez, Miguel Cotto, Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho, Felix Trinidad and others. A fan favourite, Ortiz was usually seen greeting followers at New York Metropolis space boxing occasions in recent times.

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Robert Brizel - Head Boxing Correspondent

Robert Brizel – Head Boxing Correspondent

Robert is the Head Boxing Correspondent for Actual Fight Media Boxing since 2013. Robert can be a photographer and ringside reporter for the RCM Tri State area which incorporates NJ, NY and PA. Robert conducts unique interviews, gives historic boxing articles and gives editorial ringside protection of main boxing occasions. You possibly can contact or comply with Robert on Fb and by e mail at [email protected]

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