LOS ANGELES – On May 23, E! News exclusively broadcast the worldwide premiere of the new Gym Class Heroes music video, “The Fighter (featuring Ryan Tedder),” featuring U.S. National Team member John Orozco of the Bronx, N.Y./Team Hilton HHonors (U.S. Olympic Training Center). The inspirational video – featuring dynamic band members Travie McCoy, Matt McGinley, Disashi Lumumba-Kasongo, Eric Roberts and special musical guest, Ryan Tedder from One Republic, – highlights Orozco as he trains and prepares to fight for the gold.
An uplifting anthem about perseverance and strength, “The Fighter" is the 3rd single off of Gym Class Heroes’ fourth album. The group approached Orozco about appearing in the video after reading about his childhood in the Bronx in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.