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Cotto vs. Martinez

Broken Promises

A great performance is like a promise; a promise from the boxer to the fans stating in clear terms the particular skillset and degree of talent that will be, from that moment on, demonstrated in the ring. The punching power, the speed, the confidence, the grit…these are the attributes we seek out in our modern day warriors. String a few great performances together and the promise intensifies, [...]

Miguel Cotto gifts boxing fans a thrilling future

Sometimes boxing hands its fans surprises, outcomes that open doors to more exhilarating fights, and this is something that every boxing fan can appreciate and treasure. There are too many people out there, claiming that boxing is a lost sport, bringing less entertainment and claiming a miniscule number of new fans. While sometimes even I start believing such rumors, its fights like Miguel Cotto vs. [...]

Sergio Martinez Ought to Hang It Up

It's not much of a surprise Miquel Cotto was victorious over Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez. After all, the experts openly expressed their concerns over Martinez' fourteen month absence from the ring. They were concerned about Sergio's troublesome knee and shoulder injuries, plus a broken hand? His body seemed to be breaking down. Despite Sergio's assurances, many experts doubted whether he could [...]

Miguel Cotto: Leverage

Congratulations to Miguel Cotto the Lineal middleweight champion. Not too long ago Cotto turned down a cool $10M guarantee from Canelo Alvarez to instead fight Sergio Martinez then recognized as THE middleweight champion. Why Cotto turned down this offer was a calculated risk on the former 154lb champions part. Having previously lost to Mayweather and then losing again to Austin Trout in an upset, [...]

Miguel Cotto dethrones Sergio Martinez by RTD 10 – a state of the art assault and battery

This was a bright sunshiny day for boxing and the bout brought memories of the golden days of boxing – a sold out Garden, two gladiators without any “0s” to protect and seemingly free of corporate clog and Swiss bank restraint jackets. Another great ingredient was the job done by the referee. If you didn't catch his name or even notice him most of the time than he did a rare feat – he did [...]

“Miguel Angel Cotto” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special “WBC/Ring Middleweight Champion Miguel Cotto” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!! Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506 Throughout the first forty minutes of tonight’s program, James and Joseph will discuss Miguel Cotto‘s brilliant stoppage victory over former lineal Middleweight champion [...]

Miguel Cotto: Puerto Rico’s Shining Star

By Justin Jones -- Manhattan, NY – If there was any doubt surrounding Miguel Cotto's (39-4, 32 KOs) future hall of fame status, or uncertainty about who his signature victory would be against–as all the greats possess–last night's stoppage of former middleweight kingpin Sergio Martinez (51-3-2, 28 KOs) was it ladies and gentleman. Cotto proved to truly be Puerto Rico's finest as he became [...]

Cotto dominates Martinez; Lee stops Jackson; Sonsona defeats Vazquez Jr

Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32 KO's) accomplished his goal in winning a fourth division world title in defeating a very, very old looking WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (51-3-2, 28 KO's) in stopping him 6 seconds into the 10th round tonight to capture his WBC 160lb. title at Madison Square Garden, in New York. Martinez was hurt in the opening minute of the fight by a powerful left hook from Cotto, [...]

Martinez vs Cotto: Keys to Victory, Four to Explore, Official Prediction

Tonight, the collective attention of the fight public will be planted squarely on Puerto Rican warrior Miguel Cotto and his newly-found Argentinean nemesis, Super Middleweight Champion, Sergio Martinez. Although these two men will enter the ring alone when the bell sounds, they'll both carry two proud nations on their back when they do. While the Argentinean base is thriving on the strength of a solid [...]

The Pugilist KOrner Radio: “Fight Night – Miguel Cotto vs. Sergio Martinez”

Tonight at 10:30 PM EST/7:30 PM PST, “JK Productions” presents a special blow by blow presentation of “Cotto vs. Martinez” from MSG in NYC!! Listener line: 718-506-1506 Join us as we give the fight fans an alternative to the HBO commentary in New York City, and call the action live as it happens in the ring. Boxing writer and ring announcer Joseph Herron will provide blow by blow [...]

Cotto vs. Martinez: Will Martinez float like a butterfly and sting like a bee?

When a fight like Miguel Cotto vs. Sergio Martinez is right around the corner, boxing fans brace themselves for not only a tremendous fight, but a bloody war as well. Both fighters are thrilling, both have a burning desire for victory, and both are willing to fight each other’s fight. Having said that, there are some clear stylistic and strategic differences in both men, and I believe that [...]

24/7 Cotto vs Martinez. Episode #2 Full Episode (HBO Boxing)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-Xj46RZU7M HBO Sports’ groundbreaking “24/7” reality franchise, which has captured 18 Sports Emmy® Awards, returns for its 20th boxing installment with 24/7 COTTO/MARTINEZ, it was announced by Rick Bernstein, executive producer, HBO Sports. Debuting SATURDAY, MAY 31 (11:15-11:45 p.m. ET/PT), the behind-the-scenes series follows two elite fighters as they [...]