Miguel Cotto Boxing News

Cotto’s going to expose Sergio Martinez, says Roach

By Dan Ambrose: Miguel Cotto’s trainer Freddie Roach can’t see where WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) has any real advantage over his fighter Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) except in one area and that athleticism. Roach rates Cotto as being stronger, faster, better defensively, more skilled and smarter. Roach seems to have […]

Roach predicts Cotto win over Sergio Martinez by 4th round knockout

By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Freddie Roach doesn’t see Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) having any problems with WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) in their fight on June 7th at Madison Square Garden, New York. Roach feels that he’s rejuvenated the 33-year-old Cotto, and that he’ll blast Sergio out in just 4 rounds […]

Cotto the perfect opponent for Mayweather’s September 13th fight

By Chris Williams: Floyd Mayweather Jr. is in the perfect position to get the ideal opponent to add to his legacy if Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) can get by WBC middleweight Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) on June 7th. A fight against Cotto would put Mayweather in a position to win a 5th division […]

Sergio Martinez says loss to Antonio Margarito improved him

By Dan Ambrose: Earlier in his career, Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) fought a young Antonio Margarito in 2000 in a fight that Sergio was overwhelmed by Margarito’s high volume attack and taken out in 7 rounds of a mostly one-sided fight. This was before Martinez had adopted a Roy Jones Jr. style of fighting […]

Cotto and Martinez talk about their June 7th PPV fight on HBO

Martinez – After your loss to Margarito in 2000, did you ever imagine that your career would be like this? Titles, celebrity status, etc. A: My loss to Margarito was probably the best thing that happened to me. It humbled me and made me realize that this is a serious sport and I needed to […]

Roach’s attempts at rejuvenating Cotto to beat Sergio Martinez are doomed for failure

By Chris Williams: Trainer Freddie Roach thinks he’s taken former three division world champion Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) in reverse mode in finding Ponce de Leon’s fountain of youth for Cotto to drink from so that it can restore his waning youth for important fight against WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) […]

Cotto vs. Martinez: My Two Cents

Writer’s Note: This article is an abbreviated one, for the full article, please visit: http://a-neutral-corner.blogspot.ca/2014/05/my-two-cents-martinez-vs-cotto.html By Jay McIntyre: A year ago nobody would have used the names Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) and Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) in the same sentence, but on June 7th, 2014, they will be stepping through the ropes of the […]

Martinez vs. Cotto: Who will be the best?

By Yannis Mihanos: Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 knockouts) recently spoke about being an A-side fighter and current WBC middleweight champ Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KOs) being the B-side in their upcoming fight on June 7th at Madison Square Garden in New York. Tormented by injuries (2 knee operations), Martinez now claims he is back at […]

Roach: Cotto will push Martinez around on the inside with no problem

TODD duBOEF: I would like to welcome everyone to Miguel’s conference call. This fight is one we have all been waiting for. Obviously Miguel wants to show time and time again how great New York is and how passionate he is for the fans there and how he has created a great brand with the […]

Cotto says 159 lb. catch-weight was Sergio Martinez’s teams idea

By Dan Ambrose: Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) is saying that it wasn’t him that came up with the idea of fighting at a catch weight of 159 lbs. for his fight against WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) on June 7th. Cotto says it was Martinez’s promoter Sampson Lewkowitcz that floated the […]

Roach sees Cotto having his way with Sergio Martinez

By Chris Williams: Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s) has got one of the toughest fights of his career coming up on June 7th against WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) in their catch-weight fight at 159 lbs. Cotto’s trainer Roach is talking about Cotto having added more bulk for this fight, and Roach […]

Sergio Martinez: The judges won’t be needed for Cotto fight

By Dan Ambrose: WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-2-2, 28 KO’s) will be the B-side in his fight next month against Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31 KO’s), even though he’s the one with the title in this fight. Cotto is the proven pay-per-view star, and the fight is taking place in his stomping grounds in New […]

Golovkin wants Cotto-Martinez winner

By Dan Ambrose: WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (29-0, 26 KO’s) is hoping he can get a shot at the winner of the June 7th fight between WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez vs. Miguel Cotto. Golovkin matches up well with either of these guys, and it would give Golovkin his first big name of his […]

Sergio Martinez talks Cotto fight

LOU DiBELLA: Hello everyone and thanks for joining us on the call for what will be a great event. Cotto-Martínez, or Martínez-Cotto as we like to call it, for the Middleweight Championship of the World, Sergio Martínez against future Hall-of-Famer Miguel Cotto. Sergio began his training in Spain and spent about a month and a […]

Will HBO PPV get the Last Laugh in 2014?

So far in 2014, the boxing pay-per-view advantage appears to be with HBO. HBO might have dodged a bullet by not making a counteroffer to keep Floyd Mayweather Jr. from going to Showtime. Mayweather marketed himself towards the Mexican fan base who wants to see him lose against one of their countrymen. If Golden Boy […]

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