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Roach: Cotto can make 147 for the right fight

By Dan Ambrose: Trainer Freddie Roach is still having a hard time digesting his fighter former WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto’s 12 round unanimous decision loss to Mexican star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) from last month on November 21st at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Roach still thinks […]

Roach wants Cotto-Canelo rematch

By Dan Ambrose: Freddie Roach, the trainer for Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs), still cannot let go of the fact that his fighter was beaten last month by Mexican star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) in losing his WBC middleweight champion in their fight in Las Vegas, Nevada. Roach says he wants a rematch […]

Cotto-Canelo generates 13th highest gate in Vegas history

By Dan Ambrose: If Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya was looking for a reason to push a rematch between his golden goose Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) and Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) onto the boxing public, I think he may have found a reason. The figures released for the fight […]

Cotto-Canelo brings in 900,000 PPV buys on HBO

By Dan Ambrose: If WBC middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) was looking for an excuse for why he shouldn’t have to face interim WBC 160lb champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (34-0, 31 KOs) now or perhaps never, I think he finally has got the excuse. Canelo’s recent fight last month against former WBC […]

Canelo’s trainer says Roach has polluted Cotto’s mind

By Dan Ambrose: Eddy Reynoso, the trainer for new WBC middleweight Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs), thinks that Miguel Cotto’s trainer Freddie Roach has warped the mind of Cotto by making him think that he won the fight against Canelo last Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. […]

Miguel Cotto: Where does he go Now?

By Michael Byrne: Last Saturday night, Miguel Cotto was beaten by Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. Whilst the judging was frustratingly, and perhaps suspiciously wide, the decision was definitely correct. Already in the twilight of his career, fighting only for money and with no clear weight class, what does the drawing board have to offer Miguel Cotto? […]

Miguel Cotto: You can’t teach old dogs new tricks

By Jermill Pennington: Prior to this past weekend’s fight featuring Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Miguel Cotto there was a narrative in the boxing world that the elder Miguel Cotto had in some way revitalized himself under the tutelage of legendary trainer Freddie Roach. After suffering back to back unanimous decision losses at the hands of […]

Canelo Alvarez’s bogus win means another black eye for boxing

By Rob Blakeman: It has always been my understanding that in boxing, to take a Champions crown you must do so decisively. There must be no question, no doubt, a true beating by the better man must be witnessed and acknowledged if not quite by all then by the vast majority. Otherwise the Champion should […]

Cotto-Canelo estimates at 900K PPV buys

By Dan Ambrose: Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya made mention before last Saturday’s mega-fight between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) and Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) that the fight would bring in between 1.5 million and 2.5 million buys on HBO pay-per-view. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like it’s going to be […]

Mayweather thinks Roach didn’t give right advice to Cotto

By Chris Williams: Floyd Mayweather Jr. wasn’t impressed with Miguel Cotto’s trainer Freddie Roach last Saturday night with the way he worked Cotto’s corner in his 12 round decision loss to Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) in their fight in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather was particularly disappointed with the way that Roach failed to […]

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