Former welterweight world champion Victor Ortiz has been charged with three felony counts of sexual assault just five days before his scheduled FS1-televised fight with Carlos Molina Jr. at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California. Ortiz has been released on bond, and as of now Sunday’s fight is still a go.
According to police, “on March 19, 2018, at approximately 12:50 p.m., an adult female victim contacted the Oxnard Police Department. She reported that she was sexually assaulted inside a residence in the city of Oxnard. The Oxnard Police Department’s Family Protection Unit (“FPU”) responded to the call for service and took over the criminal investigation. The suspect was identified as Victor Manuel Ortiz, a 31-year old Tarzana resident. Continue reading “Victor Ortiz arrested on sexual assault charges”