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Ortiz falls apart against Maidana

Originally Published: June 29, 2009
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world:

Saturday at Los Angeles

Junior welterweight Marcos Maidana TKO6 Victor OrtizWins a vacant interim junior welterweight title

Records: Maidana, 26-1, 25 KOs; Ortiz, 24-2-1, 19 KOs

Rafael's remark: Everything was in place for Ortiz, the 2008 ESPN.com prospect of the year, to launch himself to stardom. The 22-year-old has a big smile, big power, bilingual ability, an exciting ...

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