Cotto vs Mosley Press Conference Quotes

NEW YORK, NY (November 8, 2007) Just days before the highly anticipated welterweight championship bout between undefeated WBA world welterweight champion MIGUEL COTTO and four-time world champion SUGAR SHANE MOSLEY, scheduled for Saturday, November 10 , at the "Mecca of Boxing," Madison Square Garden, both fighters addressed the media at the final press conference.. The 12-round world welterweight title fight will be produced and distributed live on HBO Pay-Per-View, beginning at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.

Miguel Cotto: I have prepared hard for the last two and a half months to defend my title. And when I leave Madison Square Garden after Saturday night, I'm going back to Puerto Rico with my title. The people at Madison Square Garden always make me feel at home. I'm excited to put on a great show for them and all of my fans.

On paper this is the toughest challenge of my career, but we are going to have to wait until Saturday to see if it really will be.

Evangelista Cotto

It has been two and a half months of very tough training, and I believe Miguel is in the best condition he has ever been in for a fight. We understand the magnitude of the fight. We are prepared to go twelve furious rounds if necessary. I know in my heart that we will return to Puerto Rico with the championship.

Bob Arum

November 10th, when Cotto and Mosley square off, will be a night for boxing to shine, and a night for everyone associated with boxing to be proud of.

Whoever we have put in front of Miguel he has fought and defeated. This is Miguel Cotto's time. He has thrilled fans for the last 7 years, and this is the biggest fight of this life. We know he is going to rise to the occasion.

Shane Mosley

There are just three more days before the war starts, before battle, and I'm ready to go.

Cotto is a young, strong, hungry champion. On Saturday, we are going to do some business in the ring and we will see who the champion really is.

I will have Diego Corrales' name on my shorts, and we will be in the legendary Madison Square Garden. I wish we could fight right now, I'm ready. It's going to be electrifying, there are going to be fireworks everywhere.

Jack Mosley

We have prepared ourselves well. We have power, strength, speed, and come November 10 th, you will see a tremendous fight.

"Fast & Furious!" is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank, in association with Madison Square Garden and sponsored by Rums of Puerto Rico and Puerto Rico Tourism, Paramount Pictures new film Beowulf, Tecate Beer and Southwest Airlines . The event will take place Saturday, November 10, at the "Mecca of Boxing" Madison Square Garden. The Cotto vs. Mosley four-bout pay-per-view telecast, beginning at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT, will be produced and distributed by HBO Pay-Per-View.

Article posted on 08.11.2007

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