Miguel Cotto Boxing News
By Chris Williams: Unless former 8 division world champion Manny Pacquiao moves up to middleweight to meet Miguel Cotto at that weight, there won’t rematch. No doubt Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank would love the idea of staging a Pacquiao-Cotto 2 rematch. The money that could be made from a fight of this […]
By Dan Ambrose: A fight between former WBA World junior middleweight champion Yuri Foreman (32-2, 9 KO’s) and Jorge Melendez (28-3-1, 26 KO’s) is being talked about for the June 7th undercard of the Miguel Cotto vs. Sergio Martinez fight, according to Dan Rafael. The card is still being formed at this point, but it’s […]
By Dan Ambrose: WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) expects to ruin the goal of Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) of him winning a fourth division world title when they meet each other in two months on June 7th on HBO pay-per-view at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. Sergio has […]
By Dan Ambrose: Freddie Roach, the trainer for Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s), is having him bulk up for his June 7th title challenge against WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) at Madison Square Garden in New York. Cotto is already a big fighter who weighs in for his junior middleweight fights in […]
By Chris Williams: Trainer Freddie Roach is hoping to get a rematch for his fighter Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) against Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2015 if Cotto wins his June 7th catch-weight fight against WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) at Madison Square Garden, in New York, New York, USA.
By Isaac Brodie: The impending match up between Miguel Cotto and Sergio Martinez has the potential to be one of the more exciting fights of the year. This match up has been criticized from all angles. Some say that Martinez is too old, and others that Cotto is too small. Some have even gone so […]
R.I.P. — WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán — 1931-2014 March 13, 2014 One month has gone by after The WBC Board of Governors placed their trust in me and voted unanimously to honor my father, José Sulaimán, by appointing me as his successor in the presidency of the organization.
(Photo credit: Chris Farina/Top Rank) By Dan Ambrose: Former three division world champion Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) was talking like a real tough guy today in his press conference with WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) to discuss his title challenge against him on June 7th. Their fight will be televised by […]
(Photo credit: Chris Farina/Showtime) By Dan Ambrose: WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) will be fighting a smaller guy in Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) on June 7th in their catch-weight fight at 159 lbs at the Madison Square Garden, in New York, New York, USA. The two fighters met on Monday in […]
NEW YORK (March 10, 2014) — Personal legacies and boxing history converge in a battle for one of boxing’s most hallowed titles – The Middleweight Championship of the World. Three-division world champion and the Pride of Puerto Rico MIGUEL COTTO will challenge World Boxing Council (WBC)/The Ring middleweight champion and Argentina’s favorite son SERGIO “Maravilla” […]
March 10, 2014, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico – Three-time world champion Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico and WBC World Middleweight Champion Sergio Martinez from Argentina pose during a press conference to kick-off their national media tour. Cotto and Martínez announced their eagerly-anticipated World Middleweight Championship collision which will take place on Saturday, June 7, at […]
By Bob Smith: Late last year, on 10/6/2013, noted boxing expert Bob Smith published an article on Boxing News 24 titled “Who wins: Cotto vs. Alvarez?” Here is the link: http://www.boxingnews24.com/2013/10/who-wins-cotto-vs-alvarez/ In it, he argued that by the standard of how each of them did against Floyd Mayweather Jr., he would favor Cotto in a […]
By Bob Smith: Since the fight between Miguel Cotto and Sergio Martinez has been signed for June 7, various commentators have begun to make predictions about the outcome. Really, all of it depends on the degree to which his knee is a problem and the extent to which he has aged in the ring. The […]
By Dan Ambrose: Todd duBoef, the president of Top Rank, thinks that trainer Freddie Roach was instrumental in turning the career around for the 33-year-old Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) to put him in position to get his nice payday fight against WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) on June 7th. DuBoef really […]
Happy to announce that I will be back in the ring on June 7 in my home @TheGarden on @HBO PPV #CottoMartinez @trboxing #ReadyToMakeHistory — Miguel A. Cotto (@RealMiguelCotto) February 20, 2014 By Dan Ambrose: After ages and ages of negotiations the June 7th fight between WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) and […]