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Orlando Cruz

Out boxer Orlando Cruz wants to win for LGBT community

Orlando Cruz could become the world's first out, gay boxing champion.

Out boxer Orlando Cruz could make history as the first gay world champion on Saturday, November 26, at the MotorPoint Arena in Cardiff, as he goes up against Terry Flanagan.

Originally from Puerto Rico, Cruz, says his opponent is a formidable challenger, but this win would mean more than just a victory for himself.

Orlando Cruz loses in boxing title bout

Cruz, despite not collecting the featherweight title, was a winner nonetheless by breaking the rainbow glass ceiling in boxing.

Gay in sports remains "taboo in the locker room"

About 4,000 players perform in the NBA, NHL, NFL and Major League Baseball, but none have come out publicly. Los Angeles Times looks at attitudes in the locker room.