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Cotto-Kirkland on Feb 28

Former four-division world champion Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) will return February 25 against James Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs) at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas. Cotto and his team are in New York City finalizing the details for the Roc Nation card, which will be televised by HBO PPV. The 36-year-old Puerto Rican superstar …

December 8th, 2016

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Yuriorkis Gamboa busca enfrentar a Cotto

Yuriorkis Gamboa ( 25-1 , 17 KOs ) , ex campeón olímpico , campeón del mundo dos veces y actual FIB # 5 clasificado de peso ligero junior busca el largo camino de regreso a la parte superior del boxeo y puede conducir todo su esfuerzo por el camino a la división de peso mediano …

August 15th, 2016


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Cotto-Gamboa in the works?

By David Finger For Yuriorkis Gamboa (25-1, 17 KOs), the former Olympic gold medalist, two time world champion and current IBF #5 ranked junior lightweight, the long road back to the top may lead all the way to the junior middleweight division. Reports from the Gamboa camp indicate that they are “close” to an HBO …

August 15th, 2016

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Miguel Cotto comeback fight in the works

By Karl Freitag Roc Nation has plans in the works for the return of four-division former world champion Miguel Cotto later this year. The 35-year-old Cotto has been inactive since his decision loss to Canelo Alvarez last November. “We are hoping to have Miguel back in the ring before the end of the year,” Michael …

July 12th, 2016


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Smith destroys Radosevic, Canelo or Cotto next?

Photos: Sumio Yamada Undefeated WBO junior middleweight champion Liam “Beefy” Smith (23-0-1, 13 KOs) retained his title with a second round KO over #11 rated Predrag Radosevic (30-2, 11 KOs) on Saturday night at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England. In a one-sided fight, Smith dropped Radosevic with a left hook to the body in …

June 4th, 2016

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Cotto opina sobre decisión de Canelo

El Cuatro veces  campeón mundial Miguel Cotto ha comentado sobre la decisión de Canelo Álvarez ‘ al ceder el cinturón del CMB a Gennady Golovkin como  ” una decisión inteligente . ”  Cotto esta todavía molesto por haber tenido que pagar a Golovkin una cuota de $ 800.000 para hacerse aun lado además de una …

June 3rd, 2016

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Cotto says Canelo made “smart move”

Four division world champion Miguel Cotto has called Canelo Alvarez’ decision to relinquish the WBC belt to Gennady Golovkin “a smart move.” Cotto is still upset about having to pay Golovkin an $800,000 step aside fee, plus a $300,000 sanctioning to the WBC for his bout against Canelo last year. “Greed has destroyed the sport,” …

June 2nd, 2016

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David Itskowitch of Roc Nation Sports talks about Friday’s card in D.C., Miguel Cotto and Andre Ward

By Arvin Nundloll Photo: Roc Nation Sports As Roc Nation Sports prepares for their upcoming throne boxing event at the DC Armory this Friday, FightNews caught up with their COO of Boxing, David Itskowitch, to talk about how much it means to Dusty Hernandez-Harrison as well as the crossroads matchup with Orlando Del Valle vs. …

May 12th, 2016

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Machado, Cotto annihilate foes in one

Photos: Israel Gonzalez/Miguel Cotto Promotions Any hope that the experienced Mexican Jose Araiza might make Alberto “Explosivo” Machado work on Saturday night vanished at the 2:59 mark of the very first round when a tremendous left hook by the Monte Hatillo resident stopped Ariza. It was the fourth straight first round knockout for Machado who …

February 7th, 2016

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Abner Cotto is back

Lightweight Abner Cotto did not make a conscious decision to take a year off, but after some difficult fights one after the other, no one would have questioned the lay-off. In three of the last five fights for the native of Caguas, who was raised and developed in Aguas Buenas, he faced Omar Figueroa, Francisco …

January 27th, 2016

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Lara targets Canelo, Cotto or anyone at 154

“I’ll face anyone they want to put in front of me at 154 lbs, unless it’s Canelo (Alvarez) or (Miguel) Cotto. Then we’ll go up to 160 lbs,” proclaimed WBA super welterweight world champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara (22-2-2, 13 KOs) after easily dispatching former world champion Jan Zaveck (35-4, 19 KOs) on a …

November 26th, 2015

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Cotto back in Puerto Rico, says he beat Canelo

By Karl Freitag Former four-division world champion Miguel Cotto arrived back in Puerto Rico early Monday morning. The ex-champ took the loss hard in Las Vegas and wasn’t talking to the press, however, he briefly discussed the fight with Primera Hora. “When you have the opportunity to dominate eight of the twelve rounds, you don’t …

November 23rd, 2015

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Cotto-Canelo Quick Quotes

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez: “I have a lot of respect for Miguel. He is a great champion and a great fighter. We knew going into this fight that it would be a difficult journey. I was fully prepared for what Cotto was going to do in the ring, whether that was take a defense stance or …

November 22nd, 2015

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Canelo defeats Cotto for WBC middleweight title

By Miguel Maravilla and David Robinett at ringside Photo: Alma Montiel / WBC In a highly anticipated middleweight clash, Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) to claim the vacant WBC middleweight title on Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino Events Center …

November 22nd, 2015

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Vargas, Rigondeaux, Rios triumph on Cotto-Canelo undercard

By Miguel Maravilla and David Robinett at ringside Photo: Tom Hogan -Hogan Photos/Roc Nation/Golden Boy In a brutal fight, unbeaten super featherweight Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas (23-0-1, 17 KOs) dethroned WBC champion Takashi Miura (29-3-2, 22 KOs) with a ninth round TKO on Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino Events Center in …

November 21st, 2015

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Golovkin: Cotto looks good, Canelo lost too much weight, it’s 50/50

By David Robinett Photo: Will Hart, K2 Promotions Prior to Saturday night’s card in Las Vegas featuring Miguel Cotto vs. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, middleweight titlist Gennady “GGG” Golovkin held court with some of the boxing media gathered at the Mandalay Bay for fight night. Golovkin has a potentially large stake in the outcome of Cotto …

November 21st, 2015

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Cotto-Canelo off-TV results

By Miguel Maravilla and David Robinett at ringside Alberto Machado, (12-0, 10 KOs), got in some brief cardio against overmatched Tyrone Luckey, (8-5-2, 6 KOs), quickly disposing of Luckey at 2:44 of the first round in a scheduled six round lightweight bout. All the rabbit feet in the world weren’t going to help Luckey this …

November 21st, 2015

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Ndou: Cotto will defeat Canelo

By Ray Wheatley — World of Boxing Former world champion Lovemore Ndou, who has faced both Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez in the ring, says Cotto will win tonight’s super fight in Las Vegas. “It’s an even fight, but I’m leaning a bit towards Cotto because of his experience and toughness,” said Ndou. “He hits …

November 21st, 2015

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Cotto, Alvarez make weight

By Miguel Maravilla and David Robinett at the scale Photos: Alma Montiel/WBC PPV Fights: Miguel Cotto 153.5 vs. Canelo Alvarez 155 (WBC middleweight title) Takashi Miura 130 vs. Francisco Vargas 129.5 (WBC super featherweight title) Guillermo Rigondeaux 121.5 vs. Drian Francisco 121 Jayson Velez 125.5 vs. Ronny Rios 125.5 Live Stream Fights: FIGHT CANCELLED: Randy …

November 20th, 2015

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Live Stream: Cotto vs. Canelo Official Weigh-In

November 20th, 2015

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Cotto-Canelo Final Press Conference Quick Quotes

Photos: Naoki Fukuda Miguel Cotto: “We just had a good training camp in LA. Seven weeks, one week here. It’s going to be eight weeks for this fight and all I have to say is that I’m ready for the fight, I know Canelo and his team are ready too, and let’s give the fans …

November 18th, 2015

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Cotto: It was all about money

Lineal middleweight champion Miguel Cotto’s official comment after being stripped of WBC recognition over a dispute on fees. The future Hall of Famer is looking to save $1.1 million (The $300,000 WBC sanctioning fee, plus an $800,000 step-aside fee to Gennady Golovkin). “I am not disappointed by the WBC’s decision,” said Cotto. “It was all …

November 18th, 2015

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Canelo a 3:1 favorite to beat Cotto

All eyes will be on Las Vegas Saturday night as lineal middleweight world champion Miguel Cotto takes on Canelo Alvarez in a highly anticipated matchup. The younger Alvarez is running as about a -300 favorite in the bout, while Cotto backers can get +225. If Alvarez wins, he will be WBC champion. If Cotto wins, …

November 18th, 2015

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Cotto-Canelo grand arrival photos

Photos: Tom Hogan – Hoganphotos/Roc Nation/Golden Boy Lineal middleweight champion Miguel Cotto and challenger Canelo Alvarez made their grand arrivals Tuesday at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. They collide in a major PPV showdown on Saturday. Only Alvarez will be eligible to win the WBC title, after Cotto was stripped due to a dispute …

November 18th, 2015

Twitter Watch

Cotto: I have plenty of belts

Miguel Cotto, who was stripped of the WBC middleweight title earlier today, balked after reportedly being asked to pay a $300k sanctioning fee, plus an $800k step-aside fee to Gennady Golovkin. .@OscarDeLaHoya called Cotto's decision "A disgrace to the sport." Cotto's response: "Ask Oscar to pay the $1.1 million to WBC." #boxing — Steve Carp …

November 17th, 2015

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Sulaiman on Canelo vs Cotto

Video: Pepe Rodriguez

November 17th, 2015

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WBC strips Cotto, Canelo gets vacant belt with win

Official WBC Statement: The World Boxing Council worked tirelessly through a process that began over two years ago to secure the celebration of the highly anticipated fight between Miguel Cotto and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. The WBC is proud of that accomplishment that is giving boxing fans around the world a very important fight to see. …

November 17th, 2015

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Meet & Greet the Legends this Thursday plus win two tickets to Canelo vs. Cotto

Meet some of the Legends of boxing and help a great cause this Thursday (November 19th) as the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame (NVBHOF) host a “Meet & Greet the Legends and Boxing Art Exhibit” (from 7p to 9p) at Art of Music inside Mandalay Place. This is your chance to be up close and …

November 17th, 2015

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Cotto-Canelo Grand Arrival info

WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto and challenger Canelo Alvarez will make their grand arrivals today at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Main Casino Floor (directly outside of the House of Blues). Alvarez will arrive at 1PM. Cotto will arrive at 2PM. Of course, this event is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

November 17th, 2015

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Finally! Cotto-Canelo Fight Week is here

By Bob Hough Photos: Big Joe Miranda Miguel Cotto made his pro debut in February, 2001, when Saul “Canelo” Alvarez was 10; he racked up 25 fights and victories before Alvarez made his pro debut almost exactly a decade ago. Predictions for Saturday’s classic proud-veteran-versus-young-badass confrontation are all over the place, but what’s clear is …

November 16th, 2015

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Oscar auctions off first copy of the official Cotto-Canelo fight program

During Thursday night’s 46th Annual New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Dinner, legendary boxing world champion and Golden Boy Promotions Chairman and CEO Oscar De La Hoya autographed the first copy of the official Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez event program. The program, which will be sold at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and …

November 16th, 2015

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Cotto 157.8 lbs. at WBC seven-day weigh-in

By Gabriel F. Cordero Puerto Rican four-division world champion Miguel Cotto complied with the WBC’s seven day weigh-in rule in advance of his world middleweight championship mega-fight against Mexican star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez this Saturday at The Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Cotto, training in Los Angeles, weighed 157.8 pounds.

November 15th, 2015

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It’s official: Rigondeaux on Cotto-Canelo undercard

Former WBA and WBO super bantamweight world champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (15-0, 10 KOs) of Santiago de Cuba, Cuba faces Filipino Drian Francisco (28-1-3, 22 KOs) in a 10-round super bantamweight bout on next Saturday’s Cotto-Canelo PPV card at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. “We are thrilled to add Guillermo Rigondeaux, one of …

November 14th, 2015

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Jay Z and Oscar bet 100K on Cotto-Canelo

Roc Nation Sports’ founder JAY Z and Golden Boy Promotions’ chairman and CEO Oscar De Lay Hoya have entered into a friendly wager with one another staking claim that their respective boxer will capture the win when Miguel Cotto faces Canelo Alvarez in a middleweight world championship mega-fight on Nov. 21 at the Mandalay Bay …

November 12th, 2015

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Cotto: I’m Done In A Year!

By Robert Hough Miguel Cotto said Wednesday his upcoming fight with Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will be one of his last trips to the ring. Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) faces Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) on Nov. 21 in a long-anticipated middleweight fight; the 35-year-old made his pro in February, 2001. “Boxing, it’s the only thing I …

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