Found September 01, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
According to a report on, Miguel Cotto will face Austin Trout on December 1st at Madison Square Garden in New York. Cotto vs. Trout will be for Trout's WBA title strap, and it's an important fight in the division. Trout gets the chance to score what would be by far the biggest win of his career, while Cotto looks to get the next and likely final phase of his career off to a fantastic start by capturing yet another championship. Credit: Chris Farina - Top Rank Of course, this completely undoes our speculation about Cotto leading the pack to face Manny Pacquiao in the fall. However, what I had been saying all along was that for team Cotto, the Pacquiao rematch didn't make sense right now. Not coming off a loss, and not when you have to agree to a catchweight. Instead, by biding his time, Cotto could try to position himself for a showdown against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, perhaps for the ultra-popular fight weekend of Cinco de Mayo in 2013. That's e...

Round And Round, Featuring What's Next For Miguel Cotto, Manny Pacquiao, Devon Alexander And Others

Who cares if that picture is real? I don't want to live in a world where I can't contemplate the scenario. Someone had to go to the trouble of opening a Word file, typing the blurb, blowing up the font and finally sticking it with some tape to the window and taking a picture, rather than just calling animal control. I also love the idea of a whole building being held under...

Against Freddie Roach’s wishes, Manny Pacquiao will fight Juan Manuel Marquez rather than Miguel Cotto

Although not officially announced, rather than again face WBO light welterweight champion Timothy Bradley or powerful Puerto Rican icon Miguel Cotto, Manny Pacquiao has decided to fight Juan Manuel Marquez for a fourth time on December 1 at the MGM … Continue reading →
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