Miguel Cotto Boxing News

Boxing upsets

By Rob Blakeman: Many articles on boxing upsets have been written and some of them over time have become diminished or exaggerated. In any case, inspired by the recent Cotto Martinez upset I decided I would list in no particular order, the greatest boxing upsets I have personally witnessed live that made me literally shake […]

Cotto interested in Chavez Jr and Canelo bouts

By Dan Ambrose: WBC middleweight title holder Miguel Cotto (39-4, 31 KOs) says that Golden Boy fighter Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and the Top Rank promoted Julio Cesar Chavez Jr are both on his target list as potential opponents for him to step into the ring against. Cotto says he wants to rekindle the Mexico vs. […]

Mayweather says talk of Cotto fight is premature right now

(Photo credit: Idris Erba) By Chris Williams: Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KOs) hasn’t even closed the chapter on Marcos Maidana (35-4, 34 KOs) and already fans are talking about whether he’ll face WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto again. Mayweather soundly beat Cotto by a 12 round unanimous decision in 2012 by the scores of […]

Miguel Cotto vs. Pacquiao, Alvarez or Mayweather: Who will you pay to see?

By Chester Rivers: Right now WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto is ” The Goose With The Golden Egg”. As it stands his next fight could be a revenue record setter based on the current boxing landscape. Some of you may be asking how? So, let me take a few minutes and break down some current […]

De La Hoya wants to match Canelo with Kirkland and Cotto after Lara fight

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya is already planning out former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s next two fights and working on the basis that he beats Erislandy Lara (19-1-2, 12 KO’s) this Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. De La Hoya told ESPN […]

Miguel Cotto vs. Timothy Bradley would be a disgrace to the WBC 160lb title

By Chester Rivers: This time Bob Arum and the Top Rank match making team has gone too far. Timothy Bradley has emerged as the front runner to challenged Miguel Cotto for the lineal middleweight championship of the world in December 2014. If this fight takes place it will be the most disgraceful title bout in […]

Bradley vs. Cotto at a catch-weight of 156

By Dan Ambrose: Former WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley could be fighting for the WBC middleweight title against Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO’s) in December without being ranked in the division, says Steve Kim. There’s still nothing official yet, but the word is that Bradley has been offered a fight against the 33-year-old Cotto at […]

Pacquiao, Cotto and Mayweather are going to need to start facing better opposition to keep their PPV numbers high

By Allan Fox: As we’ve seen recently the top fighters Floyd Mayweather Jr, Miguel Cotto, and Manny Pacquiao have all seen their pay-per-view numbers drop off with their recent fights. The thought here is that boxing fans are overwhelmed by the monthly PPV fights that are popping up and expanding their normal cable bills by […]

Cotto-Canelo isn’t happening in 2014, says Arum

By Chris Williams: Bob Arum of Top Rank doesn’t want to put together the fight that many boxing fans want to see between WBC middleweight title holder Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO’s) and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (43-1-1, 31 KO’s) this year. Instead, Arum thinks the Cotto-Canelo fight will do better if he lets it marinate […]

Arum wants to match Cotto vs. Bradley in December on HBO PPV

By Chris Williams: Rather than put newly crowned WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO’s) in with someone from his own weight class that could give him a good fight like Gennady Golovkin, Peter Quillin, Curtis Stevens, Daniel Jacobs or David Lemieux, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is talking about wanting to match Cotto […]

Cotto vs. Martinez brings in just 350K PPV buys

By Dan Ambrose: The results from this months’ HBO pay-per-view fight between former WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-3-2, 28 KO’s) and Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO’s) are in and they’re not good. According to Dan Rafael, the Cotto-Martinez fight brought in just 350,000 PPV buys on HBO, well below the projected 475,000 buys that […]

Robert Garcia: Mayweather beats Cotto at 160

By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Robert Garcia believes that the Freddie Roach trained WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO’s) would still come up empty if he were to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr (46-0, 26 KO’s) today at 160. Garcia doesn’t see it being any different than when Mayweather defeated Cotto at 154 two years […]

Roach says Lara brings nothing for Cotto, even if he beats Canelo

By Chris Williams: WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto’s trainer Freddie Roach says that WBA junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara (19-1-2, 12 KO’s) doesn’t have much to offer for a fight against Cotto, even if Lara defeats former WBA/WBC 154-pound champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez next month in their fight on July 12th at the MGM Grand […]

Arum says Canelo vs. Cotto could happen on Cinco de Mayo in 2015; Mayweather pushed off his date?

By Dan Ambrose: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum if kicking around the idea of matching WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto against former WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on Cinco de Mayo in 2015 or possibly this year. If the Canelo-Cotto fight does take place on Cinco de Mayo in 2015, they’ll effectively be […]

Clearing up Cotto’s big victory over Martinez

By Wepeeler: So I’ve let the dust settle from what was a monumental Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO’s) win over WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-3-2, 28 KO’s) last Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, in New York. I had watched and read all the pre-fight hype, and I’ve followed all the post-fight action as […]

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