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Cotto Makes HBO Return Official, With Roach/Top Rank

By Chris Robinson

Moments ago, three-division world champion Miguel Cotto (37-4, 30 KO's) took to his personal Twitter account to inform his followers that he will indeed be making a return to HBO, the network that showcased his talents for several years. Cotto also anncouned that he will be back working with Top Rank, the promoter that led him to stardom, while trainer Freddie Roach will oversee his regimen.

"I will be back in the ring on Oct 5th on @hboboxing with @trboxing and @freddieroach in my corner..." Cotto would tweet.

Cotto had worked under savvy Cuban coach Pedro Diaz for the past three fights.

Cotto's past two bouts, decision losses to Floyd Mayweather and Austin Trout in 2012, had been co-promoted by Golden Boy Promotions. No official word on who Cotto will face but it seems likely that he will be squaring off with Chicago's Carlos Molina (21-5-2, 6 KO's).

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by iniduoh on 07-07-2013

[QUOTE=Alpha & Omega;13536834]Bad move for Cotto. Cotto goes through trainers like underwear. If Steward and Diaz did not work for him, Roach is lol? All Roach is going to do is get Cotto beaten into a coma. When are people…

Comment by iniduoh on 07-07-2013

[QUOTE=chibox123;13536412]Cotto vs Martinez in early 2014 is gonna land on hbo ppv. Both camps were discussing it. Martinez said in a interview. That would be dope[/QUOTE] And why would anyone want to see this fight when you know before hand…

Comment by viperz007 on 07-07-2013

[QUOTE=thuggery;13536811]I wonder why he came crawling back to HBO/Top Rank? I thought him breaking away from Arum/Top Rank was the smartest thing he's ever done? At least that's what some people said.[/QUOTE] the good thing bout cotto is his a…

Comment by Hougigo on 07-07-2013

[QUOTE=thuggery;13536811]I wonder why he came crawling back to HBO/Top Rank? I thought him breaking away from Arum/Top Rank was the smartest thing he's ever done? At least that's what some people said.[/QUOTE] He only made 1 mil against Trout I…

Comment by Hyper Knuckles on 07-07-2013

Was better off hiring Floyd SR ...c'mon son. -__-

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