Cotto vs. Mosley on TeleFutura Sólo Boxeo Tecate classics on November 24th
LOS ANGELES, November 21 – TeleFutura “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” will broadcast a special Thanksgiving Classics edition featuring a pivotal bout in Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto’s career when he faced fellow superstar Sugar Shane Mosley on November 10, 2007 in an exciting 12-round welterweight world championship fight. The special Classics edition which will air on November 24 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT and will preview Cotto as he prepares for his December 1 fight against Austin Trout for Trout’s World Boxing Association (WBA) Super Welterweight World Championship at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
In one of 2007’s most highly-anticipated fights, Cotto and Mosley gave fight fans everything they expected and more. The two battled back and forth for 12 fast-paced rounds, exchanging explosive shots before Cotto pulled out a close, but unanimous decision to retain his WBA Welterweight title for the third time.
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“Showdown: Cotto vs. Trout” is a 12-round battle between Four-Time and Three-Division World Champion Miguel Cotto and undefeated WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Austin Trout taking place on Saturday, December 1 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The co-featured fights will see Jayson Velez take on Salvador Sanchez in a 10-round fight for the vacant WBC Silver Featherweight title and Danny “Miracle Man” Jacobs battle Chris “The Irish Ghost” Fitzpatrick in an 8-round middleweight fight. The event is promoted by Miguel Cotto Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions in association with Greg Cohen Promotions, sponsored by The Puerto Rican Tourism Board and Corona and will be televised live on SHOWTIME at 9 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the west coast).
Tickets priced at $500, $300, $200, $100 and $50, not including applicable service charges and taxes, are available for purchase at the Madison Square Garden Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster charge by phone (866-858-0008) and online at www.ticketmaster.com or www.thegarden.com.