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Cotto vs. Trout

Cotto vs. Trout final press conference quotes

Miguel Cotto, Four-Time and Three-Division World Champion "Austin's team mentioned that he went to Panama and beat a Panamanian guy and they were in Guadalajara to fight Rigoberto Alvarez. He doesn't have any of them in front of him. He's in New York and he is going to have Miguel Cotto in front of him. It's going to be a great fight. "Saturday night is going to be a great night [...]

A Trout win over Cotto could mess up Saul Alvarez’s plans

By Bill Phanco: WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will be attending this Saturday's fight between Miguel Cotto and WBA World junior middleweight champion Austin Trout at Madison Square Garden with the hopes of facing Cotto if he wins the fight. That's the opponent that Alvarez badly wants, but he may not get him of Trout has something to say about it. Golden Boy Promotions CEO [...]

Trout needs to give Cotto a real pounding to ensure he gets the decision

By Paul Grunich, photo by Robert Tibuni - WBA World junior middleweight champion Austin Trout (25-0, 14 KO's) may be the champion as he enters his fight this Saturday night against former three division world champion Miguel Cotto (37-3, 30 KO's), but Trout is going to be fighting in front of pretty much mostly Cotto's fans at the Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA. What this means [...]

Cotto: I don’t see anything special about Austin Trout

NEW YORK, N.Y. (Nov. 27, 2012) - Four-Time and Three-Division World Champion Miguel Cotto and unbeaten Puerto Rican prospects Jayson Velez and Jeffrey Fontanez participated in media workouts on Monday at Gleason's Gym in New York in preparation for their upcoming fights this Saturday, Dec. 1 at Madison Square Garden with Cotto's and Velez's fights airing live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on [...]

Cotto vs Trout: Austin Trout the 154lb version of Chris Byrd!

by Robert Jackson: A couple of years back this writer had been hearing the name Austin Trout a lot. Trout having begun his professional career in 2005 had went to Mexico 3 times and beat the local fighters, he’d also traveled to Canada and Panama to fight and win. A modern day road warrior you might say, Trout at that time hadn’t got much TV exposure and was a name without a face. Trout’s [...]

Trout: I have to keep Cotto on the outside

By Paul Grunich: WBA World junior middleweight champion Austin Trout (25-0, 14 KO's) isn't taking any chances with the hard hitting Miguel Cotto (37-3, 30 KO's) on Saturday night in their fight at Madison Square Garden in New York. Trout plans on using his jab to keep the 32-year-old Cotto at a safe distance where he's a lot less harmful. Trout doesn't want to get in any wars with Cotto where he could [...]

Meléndez ready for Winchester at “Showdown: Cotto vs Trout” in NY; Jesse Hart to fight on 12/8

"Miguel Cotto Promotions" latest acquisition, power puncher, Jorge "Destroyer" Meléndez ( 24-2-1, 23 KO's ) of Vega Baja,Puerto Rico will be facing off against James Winchester ( 15-6, 5 KO's ) of North Carolina this Saturday, December 1st at the Madison Square Garden in New York, where the headliner, Miguel Cotto will face WBA light middleweight world champion, Austin Trout. Meléndez vs Winchester [...]

Miguel Cotto Media Day Quotes – Cotto vs Trout

Miguel Cotto - "Trout has been a World Champion and he deserves his recognition. I know why I accepted this challenge.. "Training in Big Bear was great and we accomplished all the goals that [trainer] Pedro [Diaz] had for us. Everything so far is going just as he planned. I'm feeling great. "Pedro has been a great addition to my career and for our team. Everyone saw the results with my fights [...]

Pacquiao picks Cotto to beat Trout

By Rob Smith: For what it's worth, Manny Pacquiao sees Miguel Cotto (37-3, 30 KO's) as coming out on top against WBA World junior middleweight champion Austin Trout (25-0, 14 KO's) on December 1st at Madison Square Garden, in New York. Pacquiao knows Cotto pretty well from having trounced him in a 12th round knockout back in 2009. However, Pacquiao probably doesn't have clue one about how good [...]

Cotto vs. Trout Showtime Televised Co-Featured Bouts Set

The December 1 event at Madison Square Garden just became an explosive tripleheader with the addition of unbeaten Puerto Rican phenom Jayson Velez taking on Mexico's Salvador Sanchez II in a 10-round fight for the vacant WBC Silver Featherweight title in a classic Puerto Rico vs. Mexico battle. In the second co-featured attraction, one of boxing's top young talents, middleweight Danny "Miracle Man" [...]

Cotto-Trout all access this Friday; Juanma Lopez to fight soon

This Friday, SHOWTIME Sports takes viewers behind the scenes and into the lives of four-time and three division World Champion Miguel Cotto and undefeated reigning World Champion Austin Trout with ALL ACCESS: Cotto vs. Trout as they push themselves toward their highly anticipated Dec. 1 showdown at New York’s legendary Madison Square Garden. The first of two episodes featuring the unique perspective [...]

Cotto vs Trout: Austin Trout expecting a hard 12 rounds in an intense fight

Holed away in his new, higher-elevation training camp in Ruidoso, New Mexico, WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Austin "No Doubt" Trout (25-0, 14 KO's) says he's not necessarily doing anything different in preparation for the fourth defense of his WBA title on December 1 against Four-Time and Three-Division World Champion Miguel Cotto at Madison Square Garden and televised live on SHOWTIME... he's [...]