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Cotto, Oscar team up

Miguel Cotto and Oscar de la Hoya have joined forces to present Solo Boxeo Tecate in Puerto Rico. Former World Champion, Miguel Cotto announced today the strategic alliance with Oscar de la Hoya in order to move boxing forward in Puerto Rico to the next level. The alliance between Miguel Cotto Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions is already up and running. Their first “Solo Boxeo Tecate” show, aired by Telefutura, will take place on June 4th, in Juncos, Puerto Rico. “We know that this event will be a huge success”, emphasized Cotto. Powerful undefeated young talents will star in this event. The main events will be in charge of hot prospects Luis ‘El Artesano’ Cruz (13-0, 10 KO’s) and Jayson ‘La Maravilla’ Vélez (12-0, 10 KO’s). The next date in calendar is July 16th, in Cataño, Puerto Rico.

“We are very excited teaming up with the Golden Boy Promotions. We feel very comfortable together promoting great events for the fans to enjoy future champions in action”, stated Cotto.

“On June 4th, we have a great event with exciting fights. It is time for the world see the great talent that we have”, said Héctor Soto, one of the main executives at Miguel Cotto Promotions, who also assured that “this is just the beginning of many plans between Golden Boy Promotions and Miguel Cotto Promotions.”

“We are thrilled to be working with Miguel’s company doing events in Puerto Rico. They are the most active promoter on the Island, and they runs events in a very structured and professional manner. We are impressed”, stated Eric Gómez, Vice President and Matchmaker of Golden Boy Promotions.

“Solo Boxeo Tecate” airs live on Friday nights at 11:30pm ET/10:30pm Central/8:30pm PT and will be available exclusively through Telefutura.

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