Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Bob Arum Certain Miguel Cotto Will Not Leave Top Rank

by David P. Greisman

A rumor being whispered Saturday at Madison Square Garden before Miguel Cotto even stepped into the ring with Antonio Margarito was that Cotto, following this fight, would depart from Top Rank and possibly seek a mega-fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

At the post-fight press conference, Top Rank’s Bob Arum said he felt assured that Cotto would not be leaving the promoter that he’d been with for the duration of his pro career.

Said Arum: “Miguel said on the international telecast what he’s said to us continuously. When they asked him what his future promotional plans were, he pointed to me and said ‘That man is my promoter and he will always be my promoter.’

“That’s good enough for me,” Arum said. “I never had a contract with Marvin Hagler. … Miguel reminds me of Marvin Hagler — the same type of loyalty.”

David P. Greisman is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. Follow David on Twitter at twitter.com/fightingwords2 or on Facebook at facebook.com/fightingwordsboxing, or send questions and comments to [email protected]

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by SoulByThePound on 12-05-2011

[QUOTE=PRBOXINGCOTTO;11518948]Cotto will probably fight chavez if chavez doesnt duck him again after that then leave to gbp and fight floyd ortiz khan madaina[/QUOTE] imagine the smear campaign against cotto from arum

Comment by WESS on 12-05-2011

If Bob protects Pac from fighting Mayweather like Bob protected Cotto back in 2006, I can easily see Cotto leaving Bob if Mayweather is open to fighting him.. Like I said, Cotto has the fan base, has the Mexican's who…

Comment by sd southpaw on 12-05-2011

wow!!! cant believe that. i thought cotto was a boss. guess not

Comment by ksan on 12-05-2011

[QUOTE=TheGoldenChamp;11519646]Golden Boy is the future of boxing. When its just Golden Boy producing the fights, we won't have to worry about milking sharks like Arum who doesn't even match his own fighters with the best unless they have a Top…

Comment by ksan on 12-05-2011

Awsome Bob!!! [B][SIZE="4"][COLOR="Red"]WAR TOP RANK!!! [/COLOR][/SIZE][/B]

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (24)
Top Headlines UFC's White: 50 Cent Told Me Mayweather Really Wants McGregor Anthony Joshua: I Put Away Molina, I'll Fulfill My Destiny in 2017 Felix Diaz Ready For Stay Busy Fight With Morales in Santa Domingo Jason Quigley Aims To Finish Off 2016 With a Bang Mikey Garcia: If Top Rank Makes Fair Deal, I'll Face Lomachenko Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Moises Flores Purse Bid on December 19 Parker's Trainer Sees Ruiz Clash as Heavyweight Fight of The Year Knockout Season 3 Slated For April 2017 Premiere Kirkland's Manager: Wolfe Will Make Difference for Cotto Fight Video: John Molina Feels Very Ready To Stun Terence Crawford Photos: Roach vs. Garcia, Breadman vs. Shields - Go Face To Face Video: Terence Crawford Aims To Impress in Molina Showdown Photos: Joseph Parker, Andy Ruiz - Face To Face at Final Presser Chavez Jr: I Want To Prove That I'm Ready For Elite Boxing Again Photos: Terence Crawford, John Molina Hold Open Workouts Chocolatito's Manager Gives Update on Trainer Situation Arum Paid Creighton Step-Aside Money to Set Crawford-Molina Golovkin-Jacobs Deal Won’t Be Done Today; 12/19 Purse Bid Looms Video: Luis Ortiz Talks Allen Fight, Joshua, Wilder, Scott, Matchroom British Board Will Take Action Over Chisora-Whyte Presser Chaos Photos: Bernard Hopkins New York Media Tour For Final Fight Rob Brant vs. George Carter on January 20 in Hinckley, Minnesota Photo: Roy Jones Jr., Bobby Gunn Face Off at Kickoff Presser Dillian Whyte, Dereck Chisora To Weigh-In Separately On Friday Video: Dereck Chisora Explains Why He Threw Table at Whyte Photos: Chisora Throws Table at Whyte, Chaos Erupts at Presser Misael Rodriguez, Bronze Medal Winner, Inks With Schaefer Jessie Vargas: Facing Pacquiao Will Make Me a Better Fighter Bermane Stiverne: All The Pressure is on Povetkin, I Will KO Him! Dereck Chisora Throws Table At Whyte During Presser Trainer: Biggest Fight For Charlo At 154 (Canelo) Won't Happen Crawford's Trainer: We Won't Get Pacquiao If It’s Up to Roach Andy Ruiz: I Will Die Trying To Beat Joseph Parker For That Belt! Joshua: I'm The Guy Who Should Beat Klitschko - I'll Prove It! Video: Dillian Whyte Shreds "D*ck" Dereck Chisora, Vows KO Win George Groves vs. Fedor Chudinov For Vacant WBA Title Ordered Eddie Hearn Reacts To Rumors That Kell Brook is Jumping Ship Froch Laughs at Critics Who Say He "Ducked" Golovkin Fight Photo: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in Top Form, On Weight For Return Jermall Charlo says Julian Williams match is Jones-Hopkins reprise
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement