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November 24 Edition of Telefutura “SÓLO BOXEO TECATE” Classics to Feature Puerto Rican Superstar Miguel Cotto in a Pivotal 2007 Fight Against Sugar Shane Mosley as He Prepares for His December 1 World Title Clash Against Austin Trout

by on Nov.22, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, CA, November 21, 2012 – TeleFutura “Sólo Boxeo Tecate” will broadcast a special Thanksgiving Classics edition featuring a pivotal bout in Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto’s career when he faced fellow superstar Sugar Shane Mosley on November 10, 2007 in an exciting 12-round welterweight world championship fight. The special Classics edition which will air on November 24 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT and will preview Cotto as he prepares for his December 1 fight against Austin Trout for Trout’s WBA Super Welterweight World Championship at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

In one of 2007′s most highly-anticipated fights, Cotto and Mosley gave fight fans everything they expected and more. The two battled back and forth for 12 fast-paced rounds, exchanging explosive shots before Cotto pulled out a close, but unanimous decision to retain his WBA Welterweight title for the third time. (continue reading…)

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Fox Deportes Classics to Feature Exciting Fights Showcasing Miguel Cotto & Austin Trout on November 24 Ahead of Their December 1 World Title Clash

by on Nov.22, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Cotto vs. Mosley & Trout vs. Alvarez to Be Re-Aired

LOS ANGELES, CA, November 21, 2012 – Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto returns to his home away from home on December 1 at Madison Square Garden in New York City where he will challenge Austin Trout for his WBA Super Welterweight World Championship. Before this meeting of champions in the “Mecca of Boxing,” FOX Deportes Classics delivers two of these fighters’ most impressive victories on Saturday, November 24 at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT.

First, the Classics will go back to February 5, 2011 when Trout shocked the boxing world by defeating Canelo Alvarez’ brother, Rigoberto Alvarez for the WBA Interim Super Welterweight crown. Then, the main event showcases Cotto as he entered the ring at Madison Square Garden on November 10, 2007 in an exciting 12-round welterweight championship bout against fellow superstar Sugar Shane Mosley. (continue reading…)

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“Ring Kings: Mayweather vs. Cotto” Post-Fight Quotes

by on May.06, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Floyd Mayweather; Eight-Time and Five-Division World Champion

“Tonight we gave the fans what they wanted to see. We matched the best with the best. Cotto was a very tough competitor and he won some rounds. He pushed me to the limits and this is what it’s all about.

“Miguel Cotto fought his ass off tonight and I want to congratulate him and his team. (continue reading…)

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RING KINGS: Mayweather vs. Cotto Analysis and Prediction

by on May.04, 2012, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

by Chip Mitchell

Analysis of Ring Kings:  Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. Miguel Cotto scheduled to take place May 5, 2012 at The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Tale of The Tape Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Miguel Cotto:

Tale of The Tape

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Miguel Cotto

Age

35

31

Current Status

Challenger

Champion (WBA)

Professional Record

42-0-0, 26 KOs

37-2-0, 26 KOs

Height

5 ft 8 in

5 ft 7 in

Reach

72 in

67 in

Knockout Percentage

61.9%

76.9%

Previous Fight

09/17/2011

12/03/2011

Common

Opponents

Victoriano Sosa, Justin Juuko, Zab Judah,

DeMarcus Corley, Shane Mosley

Miguel “Junito” Cotto

Warrior… Brawler… Vicious body snatcher!  Meet Miguel Cotto.  Miguel Cotto is currently the WBA Super Welterweight (Light Middleweight) Champion.  The Caguas, Puerto Rico native is a four-time world champion in three weight divisions.  Miguel’s boxing career illustrates an athlete with a blue collar style that embodies desire, courage, and a never say die attitude.  He’s been down, but always rises up, bestowing proof-positive the aforementioned qualities that make him a champion.  Check out his fight with Ricardo Torres on YouTube to see what makes him tick.  Miguel is certainly staking his claim for a Hall of Fame enshrinement once he hangs the gloves up for good. (continue reading…)

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Floyd Mayweather vs. Miguel Cotto to be Broadcast in Theaters May 5th!

by on Apr.11, 2012, under Boxing News

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Centennial, Colo. – April 10, 2012 – This Cinco de Mayo, boxing superstar and seven-time World ChampionFloyd “Money” Mayweather will take on current WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Miguel Cotto in the big screen event, Ring Kings: Mayweather vs. Cotto Fight Live on Saturday, May 5 at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. Broadcast in high definition to nearly 440 movie theaters nationwide from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the highly anticipated match-up will givefans a ringside seat as Mayweathersteps up in weight to challenge Cotto for the super welterweight championship.Also featured on this blockbuster card, will be young superstar Canelo Alvarezfacing six-time World Champion Sugar Shane Mosley.

Tickets for Ring Kings: Mayweather vs. Cotto Fight Live are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. For a complete list of theater locations and prices, visit the NCM Fathom website (theaters and participants are subject to change). (continue reading…)

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