"Gomez vs. Cotto: The Buildup" Online Documentary Series Debuts March 10

miguel cottoLos Angeles, Cal., March 7, 2008 – You’ve heard the hype - now witness the reality. “Gomez vs. Cotto: The Buildup,” an online documentary series debuting March 10, offers a compelling behind-the-scenes look at Alfonso S. Gomez (18-3-2) as he prepares to face undefeated WBA welterweight champion Miguel Cotto (31-0-0) on HBO April 12 from Atlantic City.

With six weekly webisodes airing continuously on, “The Buildup” follows Alfonso S. Gomez as he strengthens himself mentally and physically for his toughest challenge yet. “The Build Up” offers an inside look at the grueling training camp led by his father Alfonso S. Gomez, Sr., and the work and dedication that it takes to make a fight of this magnitude happen.

The first webisode features the official fight announcement and press conference held February 25 in New York as well as the start of training camp. Over the following weeks, Gomez works to build the stamina, speed and skills required for 12 rounds of toe-to-toe action against undefeated champion Miguel Cotto. Finally, diehard boxing fans as well as those with a casual interest in the sport will be drawn into the excitement as the pressure intensifies, leading to the showdown on April 12 as Gomez fulfills his dream of a world title.

The journey begins Monday, March 10, at 10 a.m. ET on

Article posted on 07.03.2008

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