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Cotto-Martinez PPV Scooped Up By BoxNation

LONDON - This summer’s eagerly anticipated showdown between superstars Sergio Martinez and Miguel Cotto will be shown live and exclusive on BoxNation.

‘The Channel of Champions’ has once again proved its punching power by landing the mega middleweight world title clash on June 7th at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York.

This follows an incredible 2014 which has seen the world’s best boxing channel air a host of leading matchups including Floyd Mayweather’s toe-to-toe superfight with Marcos Maidana, plus Manny Pacquiao’s sensational ring return against Tim Bradley.

The addition of Martinez’s defence of his WBC middleweight crown against a rejuvenated Cotto, to the BoxNation calendar, offers fight fans the chance to see two of boxing’s biggest names go at it in a genuine 50-50 fight.

“I am very happy to be back in my second home, Madison Square Garden in New York, to once again make history in front of my fans,” said Cotto. “I will be ready and prepared to do whatever it takes to bring the WBC middleweight championship of the world to my country of Puerto Rico.”

“It has been my dream to fight in the big room at Madison Square Garden, a place where many great fighters have showcased their talents,” said Martinez. “It is the biggest stage in the world and the world will be watching this fight.”

“Miguel Cotto and Sergio Martinez have electrified sports fans during their entire careers,” said Todd duBoef, president of Top Rank. “On June 7, their passionate fans and the nations they represent will finally witness this highly anticipated showdown.”

June 7th will see a doubleheader take place on BoxNation with Stuart Hall set to defend his IBF bantamweight title against rising star Paul Butler at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena before going Stateside for the huge New York bill.

The exciting Martinez-Cotto announcement comes ahead of a big weekend on BoxNation which sees Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez and the sturdy Mike Alvarado go at it this Saturday night.

To subscribe to BoxNation (Sky 437/490HD & Virgin 546) to see the best boxing action, live and exclusive, including Martinez vs. Cotto, Hall vs. Butler & Marquez vs. Alvarado, for only £12 a month (plus a one-off registration fee) visit www.boxnation.com .

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jas on 05-16-2014

nice one, one thing about recording the HD channel, it doesnt work for me, any thoughts fellas?

Comment by doninlouisiana on 05-16-2014

[QUOTE=DoktorSleepless;14557848]HBO and Showtime would not allow boxnation in the US. They have exclusive rights to air the fights the US. They pay big money for that privilege.[/QUOTE] Makes sense to me.

Comment by DoktorSleepless on 05-16-2014

[QUOTE=doninlouisiana;14557829]Not US citizens unless you are using a VPN(virtual private network). Not quite sure why they don't allow it? It is an amazing channel, maybe they are in discussions with US satellite companies for distribution.[/QUOTE] HBO and Showtime would not…

Comment by Resilient on 05-16-2014

[QUOTE=JackTheLad;14557577]You can buy their online service and watch on your computer. Support them mate, we need to keep this channel going.[/QUOTE] The online service is so crap though, quality is sh1t. If they implemented HD streaming or at least had…

Comment by doninlouisiana on 05-16-2014

[QUOTE=JackTheLad;14557577]You can buy their online service and watch on your computer. Support them mate, we need to keep this channel going.[/QUOTE] Not US citizens unless you are using a VPN(virtual private network). Not quite sure why they don't allow it?…

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