Add boxing to the growing list of sports with openly gay stars. Orlando Cruz, a former Olympian and current #4 WBO featherweight, just revealed that he’s gay, saying, “I’ve been fighting for more than 24 years and as I continue my ascendant career, I want to be true to myself.”
Cruz, 31, could have a shot at a major title soon, too, potentially positioning him to be a major figure in the ongoing discussion of LGBT presence in pro sports.
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