Victor Ortiz, the welterweight boxing champion, was eliminated from Dancing With the Stars on last night's results show.

Although Ortiz was continually praised throughout the competition for his energy and effort to improve his dancing skills, his technique never fully developed. On Monday, the judges saw chemistry between the boxer and his pro partner Lindsay Arnold, but still weren't seeing hip-action in his Rumba.

Ortiz accepted his elimination with grace. "I had a blast. I made great friends, including you guys, you beautiful people," he said. "So at the end of the day it was a heck of an experience and hopefully these beautiful people will follow me to my next championship belt. I'm happy to get this far. I definitely need some dance moves," he quipped.

Rounding out the bottom three had been comedian Andy Dick and The Bachelor's Sean Lowe, both of whom had been at the bottom of the leader board following Monday night's dance routines.

Dancing With the Stars returns Monday on ABC at 8/7c.

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