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HBO, SHO Well Represented in Sports Emmy Nominations

HBO was nominated for 12 Sports Emmys—including three boxing-related entries—for the 36th Annual Sports Emmy Awards. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced the nominations ...Read More

Miguel Cotto, Champion: Post-Fight Report Card

Miguel Cotto has won belts before. In purist terms, on Saturday night he became one of history’s genuine champions for the first time. If anyone had predicted when Cotto was struggling with DeMarc...Read More

Foolish Pick Opens Door To Super Fight Possibilities

By Lyle Fitzsimmons - It’s one thing to be wrong. It’s another thing to be so preposterously wrong that you breathe deeply and thank God for the restraint that kept you from making a really stupid...Read More

Team Martinez Has No Excuses, Just Credit For Cotto Loss

Before Sergio Martinez’s fight with Miguel Cotto, the question had been about whether the injuries Martinez suffered to his right knee and left hand in his 2012 win over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and his...Read More

CompuBox: Cotto Lands 54% of Power on Martinez

Miguel Cotto was dominating from the opening bell (25 of 40 power shots in round one). He landed 54% of his power shots in the fight and even outjabbed Sergio Martinez to capture the WBC middleweight...Read More

“Fighting Words” — Cotto-Martinez: A Revival, A Requiem

by David P. Greisman - NEW YORK — There were more than 21,000 people in Madison Square Garden, and few of them were prepared to say goodbye. Most of them were there to see Miguel Cotto, to support ...Read More

Cotto Beats Down Martinez, Makes History at MSG

By Mike Coppinger - NEW YORK – Miguel Cotto added yet another victory to his legendary career, and if he wasn’t a Hall of Famer before, his ticket to Canastota now is punched. Cotto (39-4, 32 KOs) ...Read More

Video: Cotto-Martinez Full Post Fight Press Conference

Bill "Two Scoops" Emes catches the post fight press conference to Miguel Cotto's historic win over Sergio Martinez to capture the World Boxing Council's middleweight championship at Madison Square Gar...Read More

Photos: Cotto Demolishes Martinez Monster MSG Gallery

Madison Square Garden, New York City - Former three division world champion Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32KOs) made history on Saturday night when he stopped Sergio Martinez (51-3-2, 28KOs) after nine rounds ...Read More

Roach: With Cotto, I Had the Right Guy vs. Martinez

Miguel Cotto’s big win over Sergio Martinez on Saturday wasn’t the first time that Freddie Roach trained a fighter to challenge the middleweight champion. It was the first time his fighter succeede...Read More

DiBella: Never Thought Cotto Would Be Like That at 160

Miguel Cotto knocked Sergio Martinez down three times in the first round and stopped him in the tenth to win the WBC middleweight title in New York on Saturday night. The 39-year-old Martinez suffered...Read More

Arum: You Can't Take a Layoff Like That and Face Cotto

Miguel Cotto battered Sergio Martinez for nine rounds to claim the World Boxing Council middleweight title and become Puerto Rico's first four-division champion. Argentina's Martinez didn't answer the...Read More

DiBella: Martinez's Corner Did Right Thing To Stop It

Lou DiBella, who promotes former champion Sergio Martinez (51-3-2, 28KOs), felt his boxer's corner did the right thing when they stopped the fight with Miguel Cotto prior to the tenth round, at New Yo...Read More

Roach: Cotto's Defense Beautiful, Martinez Has Balls

NEW YORK - Miguel Cotto claimed the World Boxing Council middleweight championship when Sergio Martinez did not answer the bell for the 10th round at Madison Square Garden on Saturday. Cotto, who use...Read More

Martinez: I am Very Confident That I'll KO Cotto in Nine

After defeating Martin Murray on April 27th of last year before about 50,000 fans in a soccer stadium in Buenos Aires, Sergio Martinez could have retired. He had already accomplished his dream of ...Read More

Cotto vs. Martinez - CompuBox Historical Review

WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez is busier, lands more and is the naturally bigger fighter. Have injuries slowed him? His last 5 opponents (Murray, Chavez, Barker, Macklin, Dzinzurik) landed ...Read More

Verdejo, Pedraza, Ortiz, Lopez, Nelson Win at MSG

- In the show’s opener, Jantony Ortiz (113.5 pounds) won his pro debut, quickly knocking out Elio David Ruiz (112.2 pounds). The end came at 1:50 of the first round. Ortiz, 19, of Humacao, Puerto R...Read More

Sergio Martinez-Miguel Cotto: BScene Staff Predictions

It has the potential to serve as the biggest fight of the year, even if it was never even on the map as recently as a year ago. That’s because as recently as a year ago, Miguel Cotto had no aspira...Read More

Miguel Cotto is Ready: There is No Doubt I Will Win!

Remember when there those people who said Miguel Cotto was “finished” after his 12 round unanimous decision loss to Austin Trout in December of 2012? Well, Miguel Cotto heard those comments as well. ...Read More

Sergio Martinez-Miguel Cotto: Pre-Fight Report Card

By Cliff Rold - They’ve built the event. Are we in for a fight? That’s the big question heading into a clash that has intrigue largely for one reason: there are many who suspect Middleweight Cha...Read More