Miguel Cotto To Return 12/13 At Madison Square Garden

By Ryan Burton

Top Rank CEO Bob Arum has advised that Miguel Cotto will return to the ring on December 13th at Madison Square Garden and that his opponent will be finalized next week. 

"Cotto will actually be returning to the ring on December 13th at MSG. Todd (duBoef) is meeting with Cotto next week and they will finalize his opponent," Arum told BoxingScene.

Arum confirmed that former 154 lb. champ Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez is not in the running to face Cotto in December, though a fight they will aggressively explore next spring.

"Canelo isn't an option for December but a fight in May is certainly a possibility," said Arum. 

Cotto last fought in June when he upset WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez and became the first Puerto Rican fighter to capture a world title in 4 weight classes. 

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by KevinHenry007 on 08-04-2014

I hear it's gonna be against James Kirkland. I hope so

Comment by Dinamita 03 on 08-04-2014

[QUOTE=-jose-;14824101]you know this will happen already started saving all my nickels and dimes another [I]must be there no matter what[/I] fight :boxing:[/QUOTE] Time to start selling sperm, blood, hair , whatever it takes to be ringside :boxing:

Comment by Agent Mulder on 08-04-2014

[QUOTE=Beater_of_ass;14824465]By problems you mean which punch to kill Marquez with? Even roided up Hulkquez is way too small for Cotto, get real.[/QUOTE] Again, if they fought at say, 150, It'll be a very interesting night. Dangerous for Marquez for sure,…

Comment by Beater_of_ass on 08-04-2014

[QUOTE=Hyacinth;14824212]Always wanted to see a Cotto-Marquez match-up. Wonder if this is a possibility/fair match-up? I've got my money on Marquez if they were around the same weight. at 154, Marquez gives Cotto serious problems.[/QUOTE] By problems you mean which punch…

Comment by Da Boxer on 08-04-2014

[QUOTE=icha;14813231]cotto didnt win more than 4 rounds and [B]ended up with a pizza face[/B], unlike canelos face who looked like he just had a walk in the park, and if there is any doubt for trout-canelo trout him self admitted…

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