MIGUEL COTTO NEWS

Floyd Mayweather’s attempt at 50-0 will be for Cotto’s or Canelo’s middleweight title in his last fight

Floyd Mayweather has repeatedly said that his next fight will be his last. Fresh off his win over Manny Pacquiao, Mayweather is sitting at 48-0 with 26 knockouts, and he has one fight remaining on a six-fight deal he signed with Showtime. He’s slated to return in September, and the plan is to win there, against an opponent to be named, and hang up the gloves for good at 49-0. He...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Full HBO Boxing calendar: Cotto-Geale, Walters & Verdejo, Bradley-Vargas, Kovalev-Mohammedi

The HBO Boxing calendar has some intriguing dates coming up. Right here, find their next four cards, with the first one coming up on the radar featuring Miguel Cotto vs. Daniel Geale on June 6th. Full Upcoming HBO Boxing Schedule: June 6:  Miguel Cotto vs. Daniel Geale – Live on HBO at 10:30 p.m. Cotto’s first fight in exactly a year, as he returns to New York after last year’s...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Loaded BoxNation lineup: Khan-Algieri, Cotto-Geale, Bradley-Vargas

Boxing has enjoyed a big year in 2015 with BoxNation at the forefront having screened the biggest and best fights around in the UK, and BoxNation is set to keep delivering with an unbelievable value-for-money lineup over the summer. The non-stop live boxing action starts tonight when Russian kingpin Alexander Povetkin takes on the Cork based Cuban Mike Perez as both slug it out to...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos/Quotes: Daniel Geale Media Workout

New York (May 19, 2015) – Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO’s), the reigning WBC and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Champion and the first native of Puerto Rico to become world champion in four different weight classes will defend his titles against former Two-Time World Champion Daniel Geale (31-3, 16 KO’s) of Australia on June 6, 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn in a...
Via BadCulture
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Geale workout photos & quotes: I’m coming in very confident against Miguel Cotto

Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO’s) defends against Daniel Geale (31-3, 16 KO’s) of Australia on June 6, 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Geale, newly arrived in the US to continue his training, hosted a New York City media workout yesterday afternoon at Mendez Boxing Gym in preparation. Check out the photos & quotes here. Daniel Geale “Cotto has trouble in stages...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Miguel Cotto vs. Daniel Geale preview

The Miguel Cotto vs. Daniel Geale clash is coming up, in just a few short weeks, on June 6th. Cotto heads back to New York, but this time, fights in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center, as he seeks to make the first defense of the middleweight championship that he won from Sergio Martinez one year ago. Geale is looking to work himself back to the top of the division, after having been...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Cotto vs. Daniel Geale shown on BoxNation in the UK

BoxNation will air the return of Puerto Rican legend and reigning WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto on June 6 as he steps in against Daniel Geale. The 34-year-old superstar Cotto will return to New York, where he has enjoyed much success, as he fights for the first time at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn having fought 11- times previously in ‘The Big Apple’. Against the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
8 days ago  |  Discuss

GGG doesn’t want Canelo, Cotto in the future – he wants them now

If you were in attendance at The Forum tonight, or had your television dial set to Home Box Office, you were treated to another ultraviolent showing from Gennady “GGG” Golovkin. When it was all said and done, the undefeated Kazakh found himself in a familiar situation; a microphone stuck in his face with another name added to his list of victims. Golovkin was able to drop his...
Via Fight Booth
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking down the beautiful chaos of Canelo-Kirkland

By Fight Like Sugar "Are you not entertained?" - Maximus Decimus Meridius If you had anything negative to say about boxing because of how Mayweather-Pacquiao unfolded, then I hope you watched Canelo vs Kirkland. In three rounds, Canelo Alvarez tamed the wild James Kirkland in a knockdown affair every fight fan should watch. Kirkland lived up to a lot of expectations on Saturday...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez willing to fight Miguel Cotto, GGG

Canelo Alvarez is the exact type of fighter fans love to support. He can be a physical brawler who delivers knockouts, and he is not afraid to fight anyone. After his win Saturday over James Kirkland in Houston, Alvarez was asked by HBO’s Max Kellerman whether he would be willing to fight Miguel Cotto. “I’m...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cotto vs Geale: Full Event Details (Big Sean To Perform)

  ROC NATION SPORTS & MIGUEL COTTO PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCE SPECIAL PERFORMANCES AND UNDERCARD FIGHTERS FOR WBC MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION MIGUEL COTTO VS. DANIEL GEALE EVENT ON JUNE 6, 2015 AT BARCLAYS CENTER IN BROOKLYN   Big Sean, Angie Martinez, and DJ Lobo Comprise Entertainment Line Up   Roc Nation Sports’ Dustin Flesicher, Junior Younan, Zhang Zhilei. Along With Miguel...
Via BadCulture
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Geale Wraps Up Camp In Australia For Cotto Bout

Photos by Team Geale NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA (May 7, 2015) – Former Two-Time World Champion, Daniel Geale (31-3, 16 KO’s) is finalizing his last days of training in Australia as he prepares for his upcoming June 6 world championship bout against WBC and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Champion Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO’s) which will be televised live on HBO from Barclays...
Via BadCulture
19 days ago  |  Discuss

C Nation Sports + Miguel Cotto Promotion Presents…

C NATION SPORTS + MIGUEL COTTO PROMOTIONS PRESENT   WBC MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION MIGUEL COTTO VS. DANIEL GEALE ON JUNE 6, 2015 AT BARCLAYS CENTER IN BROOKLYN TELEVISED LIVE ON HBO®   -Tickets On Sale Wednesday, April 22 at 10:00 AM ET-    NEW YORK (April 16, 2015) – Roc Nation Sports and Miguel Cotto Promotions are pleased to announce the next highly anticipated battle...
Via BadCulture
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Road to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, Part 7: The Decline of Pacman

With Floyd Mayweather having outpointed Miguel Cotto and on his way to prison, Manny Pacquiao was preparing to fight Timothy Bradley in his first outing of 2012. It was an important fight, what with the controversy surrounding his majority decision win over Juan Manuel Marquez the previous year. Some felt as though years of hopping through the weights and beating up bigger guys...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Road to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, Part 6: Mayweather defeats Cotto, then goes to jail

Initial negotiations between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao had come crashing to a halt amid insults and vast swathes of rhetoric. Instead the pair signed to fight Shane Mosley and Joshua Clottey respectively as a fight that could have changed the course of boxing history was irreconcilably delayed. Both won but each fight showed hints of issues that would only become more...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Road to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, Part 4: Pacquiao blows Cotto away

With Floyd Mayweather back in the game, talk of a potential clash of titans was afoot. Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao were on a collision course, fighting common opponents and outdoing one another in the process. With talk of a meeting of the pair bubbling away nicely, Pacquiao made another case for his own uniqueness. He signed to fight Miguel Cotto, and in so doing agreed to fight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

GGG vs Taureno Johnson In Play For May?

WBA and ‘People’s Champ’ Gennady ‘GGG’ Golvokin is expected to return to the ring on May 16th. While the opponent and location have yet to be announced, the date of the return appears to be set in stone. After his recent victory against Martin Murray in Monte Carlo, Golovkin again took the opportunity to call for a unification bout against WBC champion Miguel Cotto. Unfortunately...
Via BadCulture
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Cotto To RocNation, Unification With Bundrage?

2015 is shaping up to be the year of new entities, new alliances and huge power moves. Keeping with the trend, boxing’s biggest free agent Miguel Cotto, announced on ESPN’s First Take Thursday his decision to end his relationship with long time promoter Top Rank and join ranks with Jay-Z’s RocNation Sports. He joins super middleweight champion Andre Ward as the second highly...
Via BadCulture
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Boxing’s musical chairs: Canelo vs. Kirkland or Cotto, or not

Multiple reports are suggesting that Canelo Alvarez's next fight will come on May 2nd, against James Kirkland. This is after all the reports surfaced that the negotiations for a highly anticipated Canelo Alvarez vs. Miguel Cotto fight officially fell apart after months. Yet, nothing is official, and the floated Canelo vs. Kirkland rumor could instead be a ploy to try to light a final...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

De La Hoya: “No Cotto vs Canelo” for May 2nd.

LAS VEGAS, NV – If you were waiting for a “super-fight” alternative to a Mayweather fight this May, the alternative isn’t happening. Speaking to the media assembled in Las Vegas today for the Stiverne vs Wilder title fight, Oscar De La Hoya, President of Golden Boy Promotions, announced a May 2nd bout that would bit middleweight champion Miguel Cotto against Mexican sensation...
Via BadCulture
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 6 boxing moments from 2014

When looking back at the year that was, some years have rather clear overarching themes, whether it's a litany of awful decisions or controversial calls, or a single fighter dominating the scene. This year contained a mixture of history, along with the emergence of bonafide new stars, and together, those two factors make up the bulk of my top 6 boxing moments of the year. Take a...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Boxing Comeback of the Year Award

Boxing is a sport with a lot of comebacks -- in fact, boxing is the comeback sport, where the return to greatness is at its most dramatic and yet at the same time one of the sport's biggest fixtures. Having made a statement like that, it is unsurprising that every year furnishes a handful of obvious candidates for Comeback of the Year. This year's award winner is as obvious a choice...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Matthew Macklin: Wants Miguel Cotto next, or Andy Lee if he defeats Korobov

Matthew Macklin believes he could challenge Middleweight champion Miguel Cotto next if he can see off Jorge Sebastian Heiland at The 3Arena in Dublin on November 15. Macklin meets Heiland in an eliminator for Cotto’s crown as big time boxing returns to Ireland’s capital, with the winner gunning for Cotto, who ripped the title from Sergio Martinez. The Irishman is focused on the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez withdraws from December 6th; is it straight to Miguel Cotto in 2015?

Canelo Alvarez has withdrawn from his scheduled December 6th fight, tentatively slated to be against Joshua Clottey as he returned to the HBO airwaves after signing a new long-term deal with the network. Officially, it's because Canelo's team has revealed that the fighter has been dealing with a "persistent ankle injury." That's a fairly vague, Bill Belichick style injury reference...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather: Winning But Not Legacy-Building

In the buildup to Saturday night’s rematch between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Marcos “El Chino” Maidana, Mayweather aptly captured the unique position in which he now stands at the tail end of his career. His success and all-time great skills have brought him to a place where he no longer fights against a lone mortal […] The post Floyd Mayweather: Winning But Not Legacy-Building...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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