Sad news for Ortiz fans. Speculation had been rife that former WBC Welterweight Champion will announce his retirement from sports, at age 34, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 23/01/2022 : 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 Saturday 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, 22 Jan 2022
“Ortiz wasn't retired?”
— @borisB0, 22 Jan 2022
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