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Tag: Miguel Cotto

Cotto & Martinez Poised for Upcoming Showdown at MSG!

by on Mar.12, 2014, under Boxing News

Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank, Copyright 2014

Photo by Chris Farina – Top Rank, Copyright 2014

NEW YORK CITY, NY, March 11, 2014 — From left to right, three-time world champion Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico and WBC world Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez from Argentina pose during a press conference in New York City during the national media tour for their eagerly-anticipated World Middleweight Championship collision which will take place on Saturday, June 7, at the “Mecca of Boxing,” Madison Square Garden. Both fighters will continue their media tour to Los Angeles on Wednesday.

Promoted by Miguel Cotto Promotions, Top Rank®, DiBella Entertainment and Sampson Boxing, in association with Maravilla Box, Tecate and Madison Square Garden, the Cotto – Martínez World Middleweight Championship event will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®, beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT. (continue reading…)

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Cotto-Rodriguez Weigh-Ins Good For Saturday’s Showdown in Orlando

by on Oct.04, 2013, under Boxing News

Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank, Copyright 2013

Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank, Copyright 2013

ORLANDO, FL, Oct.4, 2013, Orlando,Florida — Three-time world champion Miguel Cotto, at left, and current top-five contender Delvin Rodriguez weigh in ( Cotto 153.2lbs , Rodriguez 154 lbs) Friday for their upcoming 12-round super welterweight battle , Saturday, October 5 at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.

Promoted by Miguel Cotto Promotions and Top Rank, in association with Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing and Tecate, Cotto vs. Rodriguez will be televised live on HBO Championship Boxing.

 

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Star Boxing Gets Rodriguez Opportunity of Lifetime versus Cotto on HBO

by on Oct.03, 2013, under Boxing News

Rodriguez, at right, with Miguel Cotto today (photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank, Copyright 2013)

Rodriguez, at right, with Miguel Cotto today (photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank, Copyright 2013)

SATURDAY night in Orlando, Florida, world rated contender Delvin Rodriguez, 28-6-1 16KO’s, Danbury, CT steps into the ring with future Hall of Famer and three time World Champion Miguel Cotto, 37-4, 30 KO’s, of Caguas, Puerto Rico in a bout that will be televised live on HBO. While Delvin has had many opportunities in his long career including two world title fights, multiple title eliminator’s, and numerous ESPN appearances, this opportunity presents Delvin’s biggest yet, against a legend as the main event on the ‘legend of boxing networks’, HBO.

Many have credited Star Boxing’s relentless efforts on behalf of its fighters as a reason for Delvin’s consistent ability to participate in so many high profile bouts and be the recipient of so many opportunities. Star Boxing, unlike many other sports entities, as a knack for rebuilding its talent. In Delvin’s instance, Star Boxing has continually provided National TV fights for Delvin, and has stood behind him where many others might have given up. (continue reading…)

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Photo of the Day: Roach and Cotto Anticipate Showdown with Rodriguez This Saturday

by on Oct.03, 2013, under Boxing News

Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank, Copyright 2013

Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank, Copyright 2013

ORLANDO, FL, Oct.3, 2013 — Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, at left, talks with three-time world champion Miguel Cotto during the final press conference Thursday for his upcoming 12-round super welterweight battle against current top-five contender Delvin Rodriguez, Saturday, October 5 at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.

Promoted by Miguel Cotto Promotions and Top Rank, in association with Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing and Tecate, Cotto vs. Rodriguez will be televised live on HBO Championship Boxing.

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Showdown: Cotto vs. Trout Analysis and Prediction

by on Dec.01, 2012, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

by Chip Mitchell & Robert Uzzell

Analysis of Showdown: Miguel “Junito” Cotto vs. Austin “No Doubt Trout” scheduled to take place December 1, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY.

Tale of The Tape

Age:  Miguel Cotto 32, Austin Trout 27
Current Status:  Miguel Cotto – Challenger, Austin Trout – WBA Champion
Professional Record:  Miguel Cotto – 37-3-0, 30 KOs, Austin Trout – 25-0-0, 14 KOs
Height:  Miguel Cotto – 5 ft 7, Austin Trout 5 ft 9½
Reach:  Miguel Cotto – 67 in, Austin Trout – 72 in
Knockout Percentage:  Miguel Cotto – 75%, Austin Trout – 56%
Previous Fight:  Cotto 05/05/2012, Trout 06/02/2012
Common Opponents:  None of Note (continue reading…)

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