Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Cotto, Juanma Head To Cali To Discuss March Returns

By Rey Colon

The junior middleweight champion of the WBA, Miguel Cotto, has traveled to California with his legal adviser Gaby Peñagaricano, and other members of his team, for a planned meeting with the Top Rank CO Bob Arum. They wll discuss Cotto's planned return in the month of March and the possible options on the table, which includes a potential fight with Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez, the middleweight champion of the WBC.

Cotto and Martinez would fight at a catch-weight not exceeding 155 pounds and that allows Cotto to go for his fourth world title. The financial terms are likely in the range of 70-30, 65-35 or 50-50, with Las Vegas and New York as the two locations of choice.

On Saturday, Top Rank will present a pay-per-view at the Honda Center in Anaheim with Filipino Nonito Donaire and Wladimir Sidorenko colliding in a bantamweight contest and Humberto Soto and Urbano Antillon will clash for the WBC lightweight crown.

Another Puerto Rican boxer in California to discuss his future, is undefeated WBO featherweight champion Juan Manuel Lopez. Juanma was invited by Arum to attend the event. Juanma is expected to have a meeting with Arum to discuss his next defense, which is going to take place in March at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in Puerto Rico. Lopez traveled with co-promoter Peter Rivera, vice president of PR Best Boxing.

Rey Colon covers the Puerto Rican boxing scene for Sport Press

Tags:
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by capafe on 12-04-2010

great fight,its a win-win situation margarito can wait,:boxing: cotto should win in a close decision.

Comment by serv on 12-04-2010

If cotto wants to fight martinez, I will give him props... The rematch with Margarito can wait. If Martinez is willing to give away an advantage and drops to 155 to fight Cotto, then props to him too. This fight…

Comment by ManOfVictory on 12-04-2010

[QUOTE=borikua;9715281]I wouldn't mind another fight with Ponce De Leon, he has improved a lot and the first fight ended too quick.[/QUOTE] was just about to post this.

Comment by gibo on 12-04-2010

[QUOTE=mariobrotherpr;9718465]I think he could. At least it shows he has actually LEARNED something from his past mistakes. That being said: Cotto should fight Margarito. Until he beats him, I'm no fan.[/QUOTE] Margarito should fight old smaller SSM, to prove the…

Comment by Mexicunt on 12-03-2010

[QUOTE=mariobrotherpr;9718465]I think he could. At least it shows he has actually LEARNED something from his past mistakes. That being said: Cotto should fight Margarito. Until he beats him, I'm no fan.[/QUOTE] I agree, he should fight the cheater so he…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (34)
Top Headlines David Allen Confirmed For David Haye vs. Tony Bellew Card Brook Vows To Make Statement To 'Yanks' By Downing Spence Misael Lopez Decisions Ricky Rodriguez in Battle of Unbeatens Roy Jones Jr. To Meet With UFC, Likely To Discuss Anderson Silva Avtandil Khurtsidze vs. Tommy Langford - WBO Interim on April 22 Paulie Malignaggi: Is This My Jimmy Connors Moment? Banking Upsets: Khan, Klitschko, Chavez to Yield financial Windfall Canelo: Chavez Says Things Behind My Back - Not To My Face! Deontay Wilder's Coach: We Want Unification as Soon as Possible Katsidis Slams Jeff Horn: Who Are You To Call Out Pacquiao? Video: Tony Bellew Explains What Made Haye Fight Personal Wilder Explains in Detail, His Version of Scuffle With Breazeale Juan Hernandez is Pumped as WBC World Title Fight Nears Video: McGuigan, Coldwell Talk David Haye vs. Tony Bellew Video: Martin Murray Ready For a War With Gabe Rosado Canelo: Nacho Can't Change Chavez, I've Fought Smarter Fighters Luis Arias Back on April 1 at the Aldrich Arena in Maplewood Adonis Stevenson vs. Eleider Alvarez - Purse Bid Set For March 24 Haye Vows To Bellew: I'm Going To Smash Your F***ing Head In! Manny Pacquiao vs. Amir Khan is NOT Official, Says Bob Arum Photos: David Haye vs. Tony Bellew Final Press Conference Video: David Haye Rips Tony Bellew's "Retard" Fans at Presser Video: Haye, Bellew in Tense Face-Off at Final Press Conference De La Hoya: Amir Khan Has a "Great Chance" To Shock Pacquiao! 30 Day Weights: Jorge Linares 144.8, Anthony Crolla 144 Mario Barrios, Lipinets Ready For Action on Thurman vs. Garcia Photos: Martin Murray vs. Gabe Rosado - Presser To Announce Bout Chavez Jr: This Fight Will Show Canelo To Stay in His Weight Class British Board Tackling Issue of Foreign Fighters Falsifying Records Mikaela Lauren vs. Ewa Piatkowska For WBC Title on April 22 Deontay Wilder's Surgically Repaired Right Hand Feels 'Wonderful' Bellew: Haye Sh*t Himself With Klitschko, His Best Win is Mormeck! Virgil Hunter: Khan-Pacquiao is 50-50; Manny Can Still Fight Luke Campbell: I Want Mendy Rematch, Want To Make Him Suffer David Allen May Return On Haye-Bellew; Yafai Will Box In Germany Shakhnazaryan vs. Rivera, Sargsyan vs. Pavko, 3/17 in Moscow Dmitry Bivol Eyes American Return, Nathan Cleverly's WBA Title Anthony Joshua on Rumors He Was Knocked Out in Sparring Ward vs. Kovalev Rematch Talks Finally Underway - For June 17? "Fighting Words" - Wilder’s Equalizer Makes Up For His Minuses
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement