MIGUEL COTTO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Felix Verdejo mimics Cotto’s country pride — but his boxing?

Boxing champion Miguel Cotto added to his fame and fortune by being an annual fixture fighting in Madison Square Garden on the weekend of the Puerto Rican day parade. Beginning in 2005, Cotto fought six times in the New York area in early June, much to the delight of his countrymen. Now Felix Verdejo is...
Via New York Post
4 days ago

Puerto Rican boxing still searching for its next star

NEW YORK (AP) With Miguel Cotto nearing the end of his career, Puerto Rican boxing fans are looking for his replacement. For more than a decade, Cotto has been the top Puerto Rican boxer and has often headlined a big New York fight before the Puerto Rican Day Parade. This year, Cotto is sitting out the weekend, and Felix Verdejo is co-headlining a Saturday night card at the Theater...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Results, quotes & photos: Canelo Alvarez wins decision over Miguel Cotto

Cotto vs. Canelo Results: In one of the most anticipated fights of the year, Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) and Canelo Álvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) thrilled fans from start to finish with high-intensity action just as promised, but it was Canelo that persevered with a unanimous decision win after 12-rounds, although one which was much closer than the official scorecards revealed. Cotto...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez Beats Miguel Cotto By Unanimous Decision, Wins WBC Middleweight Title

Canelo Alvarez is the new WBC middleweight champion. Alvarez (45-1-1) beat Miguel Cotto (40-5) by unanimous decision at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas on Saturday night. He won with scores of 117-111, 119-109 and 118-110 from the three judges. This was the fourth win in a row for Alvarez since losing to Floyd Mayweather, and he now is in line to face Gennady Golovkin. Thumbnail photo...
Via NESN.com
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WBC Strips Miguel Cotto Of Championship Belt Days Before Title Fight

Miguel Cotto was stripped of his WBC middleweight championship belt Tuesday, just four days before his highly-anticipated title bout with Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. “After several weeks of communications, countless attempts and good faith time extensions trying to preserve the fight as a WBC world championship, Miguel Cotto and his promotion (Roc Nation Sports) did not agree to...
Via NESN.com
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Miguel Cotto stripped of WBC middleweight belt

The World Boxing Council stripped boxer Miguel Cotto of his middleweight championship belt Tuesday.Cotto, who was scheduled to defend his title next against Canelo Alvarez, was stripped of his championship due to a failure to adhere to unspecified rules."The WBC’s decision is premised on the fact that Miguel Cotto and his camp are not willing to abide by the governing WBC Rules...
Via Yardbarker
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez results & round by round updates

Cotto vs. Canelo Round by Round Results On Saturday, November 21st in Las Vegas, Nevada, HBO Pay-Per-View presents Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez, a highly intriguing middleweight showdown. While the fight is not for our middleweight championship, due to it being contested at a catchweight beneath the full division limit, it nevertheless has a huge bearing on the careers of both...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Miguel Cotto To Defend WBC Belt Vs. Canelo Alvarez In November

Boxing fans get what boxing fans want. The public outcry for a Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez fight has finally come to a head: Cotto will defend his WBC and lineal middleweight belts against Alvarez on Nov. 21 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. The match will be available on HBO pay-per-view. “I will give the fans the fight they want to see,” Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) told boxingjunkie.com...
Via NESN.com
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez megafight confirmed for Nov. 21

The end to the 2015 calendar year for the sport of boxing is officially heating up. The highly-anticipated clash between Mexican superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Puerto Rican slugger Miguel Cotto has been formally set for November 21 at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, HBO announced on Thursday. The showdown is officially set. #CottoCanelo Saturday, November 21 live...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cotto destroys Geale with perfect left hook

By Larry Brown Miguel Cotto beat Daniel Geale by fourth round TKO on Saturday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn after Geale decided he could not continue following the second knockdown of the round. Cotto dropped Geale early in the fourth with a vicious left hook that was straight out of a textbook. Geale made the 10-count, but he stood in and received some more punishment...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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