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Cotto vs. Ali Will Be Finalized This Week, Confirms Golden Boy Prez

By Steve Kim

It has been reported by various sources that WBO junior middleweight champion Miguel Cotto will face United States Olympian Sadam Ali at New York's Madison Square Garden on December 2nd, in what the Puerto Rican superstar says will be the last fight of his illustrious career.

"We have a verbal agreement with Sadam Ali," confirmed Eric Gomez, the president of Golden Boy Promotions, which promotes both Cotto and Ali.

According to Gomez - "none of the other champions at 154 were available and we actually offered the fight to some of the top welterweights and super welterweights and either they were not available or they took other fights."

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There is a card this weekend at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn that features a host of the top 154-pounders in the world - including WBA/IBO champion Erislandy Lara, IBF champion Jarrett Hurd and WBC champion Jermell Charlo.

Gomez also noted that the likes of Errol Spence, Mikey Garcia, Lamont Peterson, James Kirkland, Lucas Matthysse were either unavailable or declined the opportunity to face Cotto.

Ali, a native of Brooklyn, is a career welterweight with a record of 25-1 (14 KO's) and has rebounded with three victories since getting stopped in nine rounds by Jessie Vargas back in March of 2016 for the vacant WBO welterweight belt.

This fight is scheduled to be televised by HBO.

"This week we're going to close it," Gomez told BoxingScene.com

Cotto (41-5, 33 KOs) returned to the ring back in August, in what was his first bout since losing a twelve round decision to Canelo Alvarez in November of 2015. He won a twelve round unanimous decision over a game Yoshihiro Kamegai to capture the vacant WBO junior middleweight title, which was vacated by Canelo when he made his official move to the middleweight division.

Steve Kim is the news editor for BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Sifo on 10-14-2017

[QUOTE=Gigantes;18135232]u mean this one [IMG]https://i.ytimg.com/vi/DHryQ2xw5AE/hqdefault.jpg[/IMG] these ain't bad either [IMG]https://i2.wp.com/www.engagementringbible.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Melissa_Guzman_ring.jpg?resize=597%2C591[/IMG] [IMG]https://i2.wp.com/www.engagementringbible.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Melissa_Guzman_ring_close_up.jpg?resize=596%2C739[/IMG][/QUOTE] **** she looks like she knows how to **** real good

Comment by Gigantes on 10-14-2017

[QUOTE=Sifo;18135178]She looked ****ing good at the canelo fight ass and titties:boobies:[/QUOTE] u mean this one [IMG]https://i.ytimg.com/vi/DHryQ2xw5AE/hqdefault.jpg[/IMG] these ain't bad either [IMG]https://i2.wp.com/www.engagementringbible.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Melissa_Guzman_ring.jpg?resize=597%2C591[/IMG] [IMG]https://i2.wp.com/www.engagementringbible.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Melissa_Guzman_ring_close_up.jpg?resize=596%2C739[/IMG]

Comment by Sifo on 10-14-2017

[QUOTE=Gigantes;18135127]you mean these ones [IMG]http://fandaily.info/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Miguel-Cotto-wife-Melissa-Guzman-Cotto.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://www2.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/Miguel+Cotto+v+Canelo+Alvarez+8MUHqxB6simx.jpg[/IMG] think someone should start a thread with pictures of just them titties [IMG]https://i.ytimg.com/vi/P8f8Qm9NWSo/maxresdefault.jpg[/IMG] looks to have some backside too so ain't mad there not bad for a dude who looks like a shar pei…

Comment by Gigantes on 10-14-2017

[QUOTE=Sifo;18128958]i hope his wife is in attendance with those titties out.[/QUOTE] you mean these ones [IMG]http://img.bleacherreport.net/img/images/photos/001/689/976/melissa-cotto-500x413_original_crop_exact.jpg?w=500&h=334&q=75[/IMG] [IMG]http://fandaily.info/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Miguel-Cotto-wife-Melissa-Guzman-Cotto.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://www2.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/Miguel+Cotto+v+Canelo+Alvarez+8MUHqxB6simx.jpg[/IMG] think someone should start a thread with pictures of just them titties [IMG]https://i.ytimg.com/vi/P8f8Qm9NWSo/maxresdefault.jpg[/IMG] looks to have some backside too so ain't mad…

Comment by G G G on 10-12-2017

[QUOTE=larryxxx.;18127121]So they are going to dig up Muhammad Ali?[/QUOTE] Look at this comedian... mannnn. .. *slaps the **** out of your face*FOH with that nickelodeon humor punk

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