Found July 22, 2013 on
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The rumored Miguel Cotto vs. Delvin Rodriguez clash is now official for October 5 in Orlando. Cotto vs. Rodriguez will be the inaugural boxing card at Orlando's Amway Center, and the fight will be televised on HBO.
Cotto is looking to come back from two straight defeats, unanimous decision losses to Floyd Mayweather and Austin Trout. His record now stands at 37 (30) - 4, and the three-division titleholder is in need of a big win to maintain his status as a top contender in the division.
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Rodriguez is currently on a two fight winning streak after suffering his own setback to Austin Trout. With a record of 28 (16) - 6 - 3, the always-tough and typically entertaining Rodriguez is looking to stamp his own ticket back towards title contention, instead of being relegated to opponent status.
This is a solid comeback fight for Cotto against a respected opponent, and a fringe top-10 caliber fighter in the junior middleweight division. Still, it's a bout...
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After two-straight losses and enlisting the help of hall of fame trainer Freddie Roach, Miguel Cotto will make a return to the ring on Oct. 5 at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla against Delvin Rodriguez in the first of the final three fights of his career.
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WBN reported Monday that shopworn Puerto Rican icon Miguel Cotto will scrap Dominican Delvin Rodríguez on October 5 in Orlando, Florida. Now training with Freddie Roach, the 32-year-old Cotto has been conquered in two consecutive bouts. A four-time world titlist in three weight divisions, Cotto (37-4, 30 KOs) last vacated the ring on December 1 after losing a unanimous decision...