In the weeks leading up to the official announcement of “Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez”, which has ultimately been slated for Saturday, November 21, at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada, both sides of the lengthy and highly publicized negotiation process were at odds concerning the issue of whether or not an immediate rematch would be enforced and included within the contractual agreement.
After a highly publicized and excruciating series of failed negotiations, the anticipated super match-up between four division titlist Miguel Cotto and two-time Super Welterweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is finally a reality.
Cotto vs Canelo: There's at least one Puerto Rican great on record as not liking his countryman's chances.
Representatives from Golden Boy Promotions and Roc Nation Sports are close to finalizing an agreement that will see WBC middleweight and four division champion Miguel Cotto 34, (40-4 33 KO) of Puerto Rico defend his lineal Middleweight title against former unified 154 lb champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez 24, (45-1-1 32KO) of Mexico.
Is Miguel Cotto vs Canelo Alvarez, slated to take place in October or November, the biggest fight in boxing?
Is Miguel Cotto vs Canelo Alvarez, slated to take place on November 21, the biggest fight in boxing?
After putting on another impressive, knock-out performance under the tutelage of Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach on Saturday, June 6, four division world champion Miguel Cotto is once again looking to set up a massive PPV event opposite former WBC/WBA Junior Middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez later this year.
With Miguel Cotto’s highly anticipated return to the squared circle only a few days away, head trainer Freddie Roach likes what he sees from his super star pupil.
If Miguel Cotto defeats Daniel Geale next Saturday, the former must face 24 year old sensation Canelo Alvarez this fall.
Fresh off impressive victories in back-to-back weeks, Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin are two of the hottest fighters in boxing and may eventually face each other next year in a colossal Cinco de Mayo weekend showdown.