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Miguel Cotto and Danny Garcia Honored With Awards

By "Mr. Boxing" Giancarlo Oquendo / @MRBOXING1

The Professional Boxing Commission of Puerto Rico conducted the awards ceremony for the accomplishments of 2013 at the Nimari Santini Coliseum on the premises of the Sports and Recreation Department.

The winners of the awards:

2013 Fighter of the Year: Miguel Cotto
Sixto Escobar Cup: Danny Garcia
Prospect of the Year: Felix Verdejo
Most Improved: John Karl Sosa
Trainer of the Year: Ricky Marquez (Verdejo’s trainer)
Company of the Year: Miguel Cotto Promotions

In addition to the awards  the commission paid tribute to the former President of the Boxing Commission of Puerto Rico Mr. Jose "Toto" Penagaricano whose name was given to the gallery of the 71 Puerto Rican world champions

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Fantasiabruja on 04-25-2014

PR is going through a drought of local champions like the whole US is going through a heavy weight drought. But both in the next few years will come back strong hopefully.

Comment by Fantasiabruja on 04-25-2014

[QUOTE=.:: JSFD26 ::.;14466002]So Garcia receives two gifts from PR. A decision and some bs award. Makes sense. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] Say what you will about Danny but have some respect for the award if you have no…

Comment by boricuajr23 on 04-25-2014

[QUOTE=jrrod02;14465712]Verdejo looks promising though. Kid is fun to watch. Hope they don't rush him though.[/QUOTE] Definately promising and agree, hopefully ppl dont start getting desperate and start trying to rush the young kid. Good thing going is he is with…

Comment by boricuajr23 on 04-25-2014

[QUOTE=ShoulderRoll;14465471]It's kind of pathetic if you think about it. Sad state of affairs for PR boxing.[/QUOTE] Yes it is. I dont even want to thiink of whp finished runner up, 3rd place in voting.

Comment by PRPOWERPUNCHES on 04-25-2014

[QUOTE=.:: JSFD26 ::.;14466002]So Garcia receives two gifts from PR. A decision and some bs award. Makes sense. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] Mira Maricon, you forgot to mention Garcia whooped that Matthysse ass in the process of receiving such…

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