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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

Kirkland: I Didn't Prepare for Canelo Fight the Way I Needed To

Ann Wolfe will make sure James Kirkland prepares better for his fight against Miguel Cotto than he did for his last fight. Wolfe didn’t work with Kirkland for his third-round knockout loss to Canelo A...Read More

Cotto: Kirkland is The Best Name Out There For Me To Fight

James Kirkland’s last fight resulted in Canelo Alvarez brutally knocking out the heavy-handed junior middleweight. The veteran from Austin, Texas, hasn’t fought since Alvarez knocked him out in the th...Read More

Ann Wolfe Explains Open-Door Training Policy With Kirkland

At first glance, Ann Wolfe can offer a menacing presence. Once a no-nonsense dominant boxer, she has gained notoriety in her work with southpaw knockout artist and fellow Austin, Texas native James Ki...Read More

Photos: Miguel Cotto vs. James Kirkland Presser - Plus Video

Coming off respective losses to Canelo Alvarez, both fighters will be seeking redemption in a 12-round junior middleweight showdown. The event will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View...Read More

Photos: Miguel Cotto, James Kirkland - Go Face To Face in Texas

Cotto and Kirkland will join Roc Nation Sports and the Dallas Cowboys organization on Monday, December 19, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. CT for a press conference at Ford Center at The Star to officially announc...Read More

Wolfe: Cotto-Kirkland Belongs On PPV; Someone Gets Knocked Out

Ann Wolfe thinks skeptics are underestimating how entertaining of an action fight Miguel Cotto-James Kirkland will turn out to be. Wolfe fired back at critics of Cotto-Kirkland being made an HBO Pay-P...Read More

Freddie Roach: James Kirkland is at His Best With Ann Wolfe

Last week, a deal was finalized for a February 25th pay-per-view event - which features former four division world champion Miguel Cotto (40-5) making his ring return against James Kirkland (32-2). ...Read More