Is Victor Ortiz Married- the Roller-Coaster Life of ‘Vicious’

Published 08/21/2021, 11:45 AM EDT


The ex-welterweight world champion, Victor Ortiz, has never had a straightforward journey in his professional career. Despite seeing success as a titleholder, the American star also saw some low-level moments amid all the highs. Similar to that, his life outside the ring has also been the same.

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While Ortiz’s boxing career garnered him sheer stardom and welfare, a few of his antics doomed him down to brutal controversies that even took him to the courtrooms. However, he appears to be a perfect father. He never shies away from showing his love for the kids on social media.

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His romantic life has also been a center of attraction for several fans. While the former world titlist looks to remain active on boxing flow, here’s a look at his romantic life and all the persons whom the media has reportedly linked him with.

The Life of Victor Ortiz

‘Vicious’ Ortiz has been reportedly linked with several women in his life. The list includes Vanessa Bryant, the celebrity wife of Late NBA Star Kobe Bryant. According to reports, Ortiz supposedly dated Kobe Bryant’s wife for a brief period when the couple had a tough time in their relationship. However, all the rumors died when Kobe Bryant and Vanessa Bryant returned stronger to become a family.

In 2013, Ortiz was also linked with his Dancing With the Stars partner Lindsay Arnold. The rumored couple made several headlines during the reality show. However, the news faded away once they were out of the screens.

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Meanwhile, Ortiz appears to have had the most serious time with his partner Deborah Mather, with whom he has a son. As the former world champion has been secretive about his relationship with Deborah, it’s not clear whether the couple is married.

Hence, Ortiz’s romantic life remains under a shield. But his boxing career, which is no less than a cinematic thriller, is all open to the fans.

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‘Vicious’ Ortiz fought last in 2018 before hanging his gloves. However, he returns in a few hours on the undercard of Manny Pacquiao vs Yordenis Ugas at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The former champion will take on Robert Guerrero, another veteran with a three-fight win streak on board.

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Raj Sarkar

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A senior boxing writer at EssentiallySports, Raj Sarkar is a mass media graduate who is currently pursuing his master’s degree in broadcast journalism. In addition to his current role, he has worked with the MMA team at EssentiallySports and has interviewed prominent fighters such as Ritu Phogat and 'The Red King' Rory MacDonald. He combined his bachelor's degree with his adoration for combat sports and has a combined 2000 plus bylines in MMA and boxing over the last two years.

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