The World Boxing Council worked tirelessly through a process that began over two years ago to secure the celebration of the highly anticipated fight between Miguel Cotto and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. The WBC is proud of that accomplishment that is giving boxing fans around the world a very important fight to see. After several weeks of communications, countless attempts and good faith time extensions trying to preserve the fight as a WBC World Championship, Miguel … Read Article
MEXICAN SUPERSTAR CANELO REFUSES TO LOOK PAST WORLD CHAMPION COTTO AS HE PREPARES FOR ‘50-50’ MEGAFIGHT – Boxing superstar Canelo Alvarez has refused to look too far ahead as he prepares for his ’50-50’ fight with WBC middleweight world champion Miguel Cotto.
The stacked 160-pound division is brimming with talent including WBA and IBF knockout king Gennady Golovkin, WBO champion Andy Lee who defends his title against the undefeated Billy Joe Saunders, with Daniel Jacobs … Read Article
WBC middleweight champion, Miguel Cotto is refusing to get drawn into the hype surrounding Saturday’s Mexico/Puerto Rican mega-clash with enormously popular young challenger, ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, insisting the HBO PPV clash is ‘Just another fight for me.’
The Puerto Rican future Hall of Fame shoo-in has refused to speculate on a future fight with mandatory challenger and dominant Kazakh champ, Gennady Golovkin, who holds WBA and IBF straps, and whom fans are desperate to see the … Read Article
Miguel Cotto’s trainer Freddie Roach, is standing firm on his prediction that the WBC middleweight champion will knock out enormously popular Mexican challenger, ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on Saturday night in Las Vegas, live on HBO PPV/Boxnation (UK).
Roach has been very vocal in his pre-fight prediction, as is always the case with the esteemed 7x trainer of the year, and is claiming that a fight plan based on aggressive bodywork will put an end to the … Read Article
Photo Credit: Hector Santos Guia/Roc Nation Sports/Miguel Cotto Promotions, LLC – Fight fans eager for a revealing inside look at the eagerly anticipated November 21st HBO Pay-Per-View® middleweight championship superfight between Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez, should mark their calendars to catch an all-new edition of “Face Off,” starring the two prizefighters. “Face Off With Max Kellerman: Cotto/Canelo” debuts Saturday, Nov. 14 at 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). … Read Article
HBO Sports is the fight fan’s destination for Cotto vs. Canelo fight week news and information, providing viewers with an in-depth look across television, digital and social platforms at the blockbuster middleweight championship showdown set for Saturday, November 21 from The Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. The event will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®.… Read Article
With about ten days left until this historic fight, we’re extraordinarily excited about this mega event between two world-class fighters and champions, Miguel Cotto and Canelo Alvarez. As I’ve previously stated, this will absolutely be the fight of the year! For those fans that will be watching on HBO Pay-Per-View from their home, we believe this fight will provide one of the best dollar-for-dollar values of any fight in recent memory, when you consider the … Read Article
On the heels of one of the most anticipated nights in boxing this year, Roc Nation Sports’ founder JAY Z and Golden Boy Promotions’ chairman and CEO Oscar De Lay Hoya have entered into a friendly wager with one another staking claim that their respective boxer will capture the win when Miguel Cotto faces Canelo Alvarez in a middleweight world championship mega-fight on Nov. 21 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas presented … Read Article
Mexican former welterweight champion, Antonio Margarito – set for a comeback at the age of 37 – has publicly slated bitter rival, Miguel Cotto, calling the Puerto Rican WBC middleweight champion ‘a girl’ as he chases a 3rd fight between them.
Margarito was famously embroiled in the loaded wraps saga before his 2009 fight with ‘Sugar’ Shane Mosley, thus causing his destructive TKO win over Miguel Cotto in his previous outing to be called severely … Read Article
CECILIA ZUNIGA: I want to welcome all the media that joined us today for Canelo’s final media conference call. As you all already know, we have an exciting event planned for all of you on November 21st. Now to introduce the call and Team Canelo, I would like to introduce our host for this call, the Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, Oscar De La Hoya.
OSCAR DE LA HOYA: Thank you very much. … Read Article