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Cotto Still Questions Kirkland Injury: I've Not Seen Any Proof

Former four division world champion Miguel Angel Cotto is still questioning the claimed injury of James Kirkland. They were scheduled to fight on Feb. 25 in Frisco, Texas, but Kirkland withdrew last T...Read More

Cotto Will NOT Retire After Fight Falls Out, Two More in 2017

Former four division world champion Miguel Cotto has no intention of retiring in the near future. The Puerto Rican superstar intends to continue his clear path, of fighting at least two more times for...Read More

Miguel Cotto Return is Off, James Kirkland Fractures His Nose

Miguel Cotto was scheduled to face James Kirkland on February 25th at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas, but according to industry sources the upcoming HBO Pay-Per-View event is going to be postponed. ...Read More

Roach: Marquez was The First Choice For Miguel Cotto's Return

Freddie Roach, who trains Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto, is disappointed that a deal wasn't reached for a fight with Juan Manuel Marquez. Cotto was hoping to face Marquez in a battle of former f...Read More

Roach: Cotto Will Break Kirkland Down Early, Stop Him in Late

Legendary trainer Freddie Roach has rejected any doubts about Miguel Cotto’s ability, revealing that the 36-year-old’s punches in training leave him urinating blood. Puerto Rico’s only four-weight Wor...Read More

Cotto Placing More Emphasis on Strength Training For Kirkland

There are no reasons to alter the formula. Fitness coach Gavin McMillan will maintain the same pattern of work that he's done in the past with former four division world champion Miguel Cotto. They ha...Read More

Cotto vs. Kirkland, Lemieux vs. Stevens Land on BoxNation

BoxNation will air two blockbuster bills exclusively live on the channel with five-time world champion Miguel Cotto facing knockout king James Kirkland on February 25th before former IBF middleweight ...Read More

Roc Nation Prez on Cotto-Kirkland: We Heard What Fans Wanted

Michael Yormark – Roc Nation President & Chief of Branding and Strategy - wanted his company to stage a pay-per-view event that gave value to the paying consumer. ...Read More

Roach: Miguel Cotto Has A lot Left, I Peed Blood After Body Shots

According to Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, his veteran fighter Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) has a lot left in the tank. On February 25th, Cotto will return for the first time since a twelve round...Read More

Cotto: If Canelo Wants To Erase What Happened, I'm Right Here!

Former four division world champion Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) still believes that he was robbed in November 2015, when he found himself on the losing end of a twelve round unanimous decision to Saul...Read More

Photos: Miguel Cotto vs. James Kirkland Media Tour

NEW YORK, NY - Five-Time World Champion Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) and James “Mandingo Warrior” Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs) participated in a media tour with stops in New York City and Los Angeles to add...Read More

Kirkland: I Want To See Canelo Fight Gennady Golovkin

Junior middleweight contender James Kirkland is preparing himself for an HBO pay-per-view battle against former four division world champion Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico, which is scheduled to take pla...Read More

Kirkland: Fighting at 153, No Weight Issues For Cotto Fight

NEW YORK – James Kirkland isn’t sweating the contracted catch weight for his fight against Miguel Cotto because he isn’t worried about last-second sweating to shed that extra pound. ...Read More

Roc Nation President: 50 Percent of Cotto-Kirkland Tickets Sold

NEW YORK – Miguel Cotto hasn’t fought in Texas since March 2001, but boxing fans there have been receptive to his return. Michael Yormark, Roc Nation’s president and chief of branding and strategy, sa...Read More

Roc Nation President Argues Why Cotto-Kirkland Is Worthy of PPV

NEW YORK – Michael Yormark has heard and read all the criticism. Roc Nation’s president and chief of branding and strategy still firmly believes the Miguel Cotto-James Kirkland junior middleweight mat...Read More

Miguel Cotto Has No Concerns After Hopkins' Vicious KO End

On February 25th, 36-year-old Miguel Cotto is coming back from a 14-month layoff to face a dangerous puncher in James Kirkland. Cotto has been out of the ring since losing a twelve round decision to S...Read More

Cotto: My Family Wants Me to Retire; 2017 Could Be My Last Year

Miguel Cotto joked that he feels 16, not 36. His family feels different about nearly a 16-year pro career that has included numerous brutal bouts. His wife and four children think Cotto has given more...Read More

Roc Nation Exec Hopes To Extend Relationship With Miguel Cotto

Michael Yormark, President of Roc Nation, is hoping to continue his relationship with former four division world champion Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33KOs). A press conference was held on Monday to official...Read More

Jerry Jones: Cotto-Kirkland Will Draw 10,000-Plus to The Star

Two fighters Canelo Alvarez has beaten won’t draw the type of crowd the Mexican superstar helped lure to Jerry Jones’ football stadium September 17. Jones still expects the Miguel Cotto-James Kirkland...Read More

Roc Nation Exec: Kirkland Can End Cotto's Return With One Punch

FRISCO, TX – On Monday, December 19, 2016, Five-Time World Champion Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) and James “Mandingo Warrior” Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs) participated in an official press conference to ki...Read More