Miguel Cotto Boxing News

Purses for Saturday: Cotto $7 million, Martinez $1.5 million

(Photo credit: Sumio Yamada) By Dan Ambrose: Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) may be merely the challenger for his fight this Saturday night against WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-1-1, 28 KO’s), but he’ll be getting a lot more than Maravilla with his purse for their HBO pay-per-view fight at Madison Square Garden in New […]

Weights: Cotto 155, Martinez 158.75

By Dan Ambrose: WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) successfully weighed in on Friday in coming in at 158.75 lbs. for his title defense against challenger Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York. Cotto weighed in at 155 lbs, which is kind of surprising because […]

Sergio Martinez says Cotto will pay for the knee brace incident

By Dan Ambrose: WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) says the New York State Athletic Commission are going to let him wear his knee brace for his fight on Saturday night against Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) after all. It was thought that Martinez wasn’t going to be able to wear the brace […]

Cotto: My power has come up with me to 160

By Dan Ambrose: Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) started his career at 140 back in 2001, and he’s now going to be moving up to 160 on Saturday night to face WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) for his 160 lb. title at Madison Square Garden in New York. Martinez has quite rightly […]

Martinez vs. Cotto Pre-Fight

By James Allen: Anyone who has been following the build up to this fight will be well aware of the demands made by challenger Miguel Cotto to facilitate it. He wanted his name put before the champion’s in the promotional campaign. He wanted the bout fought at 159lbs; one pound under the middleweight limit. And […]

Roach: Sergio Martinez is going to need a lot of luck against Cotto

By Dan Ambrose: Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) will be an underdog this Saturday night in his title fight against WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) in Madison Square Garden, New York, but don’t tell that to Cotto’s trainer Freddie Roach. He feels that it’s the 39-year-old Martinez who should be the underdog […]

Sergio Martinez: Cotto is getting knocked out

(Photo credit: Top Rank and DiBella Entertainment/ Ed Mulholland )By Dan Ambrose: WBC middleweight Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) is going into his fight this Saturday night against Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) with the desire to knock Cotto out and show him that he made a big mistake in thinking that he’s an over-the-hill […]

Kellerman: If Martinez is physically diminished, Cotto can beat him

By Dan Ambrose: Max Kellerman of HBO is giving Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) a good chance of beating WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) on Saturday night if Martinez is physically deteriorated from old age and injuries. Kellerman feels that Cotto has failed each time he’s stepped up against good world class […]

Sergio Martinez won’t be allowed to wear knee brace for Cotto fight on Saturday

(Photo credit: Top Rank and DiBella Entertainment/ Ed Mulholland) By Dan Ambrose: WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) learned today that he won’t be permitted to wear a knee brace on his surgically repaired right knee for his title defense this Saturday night against Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) at Madison Square Garden, […]

Cotto vs. Martinez Could Impact Several Weight Divisions

(Photo credit: Top Rank and DiBella Entertainment/ Ed Mulholland) By Chester Rivers: When was the last time one fight had the potential to effect several weight divisions? From Manny Pacquiao at 147 to Andre Ward at 168, the major players in four different weight classes will be awaiting the outcome of Saturday’s night battle between […]

Roach: Cotto will break Sergio Martinez down and get him out of there late

By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Freddie Roach has changed his knockout prediction for his fighter Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) from scoring a quick knockout in the first 4 rounds to getting one late in the fight this Saturday night in Cotto’s title challenge against WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) at Madison Square […]

Sergio Martinez: Cotto’s going to be sorry he took this fight

By Dan Ambrose: With their big HBO pay-per-view match-up now less than a week away, WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) says he’s in top shape and ready to knock Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) out in their fight next Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York. The 39-year-old Martinez says […]

I don’t see how Roach has changed Cotto, says Sarmiento

By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Freddie Roach has said that he’s made changed to Miguel Cotto’s style of fighting to have him implementing his hook more than in the recent past, but Pablo Sarmiento, the trainer for WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez, doesn’t see any changes to Cotto’s style of fighting at all. Sarmiento listens to […]

Martinez will easily TKO/KO Cotto within 9 rounds

by Bob Smith: How anyone could pick Miguel Cotto over Sergio Martinez without actually working for Cotto or being Puerto Rican is beyond me.  Martinez possesses nearly every single advantage – speed, power, athleticism, technique, experience, size, skill, and so on.  Martinez has faced better opponents than Cotto with the exception of Mayweather and Pacquiao, […]

Sergio Martinez: Who has he beaten?

By Jermill Pennington: Sergio Maravilla Martinez (51-2-2) in recent years has been regarded as one of the top 5 boxers in the world. Since his loss to Paul Williams in 2009 Martinez has gone on a 7 fight win streak beating many of the world’s top middle weights. On June 7th Martinez is scheduled to […]

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