Sad news for Ortiz fans. Speculation had been rife that former WBC Welterweight Champion will announce his retirement from sports, at age 33, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 30/09/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being a boxer isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a boxer just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Tuesday evening, #ThankYouVictor was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.
“You’ve accomplished everything I ever dreamed of #ThankYouVictor.”
— @DesireePlum, 29 Sep 2020
“Ortiz wasn't retired?”
— @borisB0, 29 Sep 2020
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