Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Miguel Cotto, Sergio Martinez Agree on Fight Name Billing

By Miguel Rivera

A major hurdle has been overcome. Sergio Martinez and Miguel Cotto have agreed on one of the biggest sticking points in finalizing their June 7th showdown - the name of the fight. Both sides were stating their case for first-name billing, but a deal was reached where the fight will be called "Cotto-Martinez" - according to Martinez's adviser Sampson Lewkowicz.

Cotto (38-4, 31KOs) will challenge Martinez (51-2-2, 28KOs) for the WBC's middleweight crown at New York's Madison Square Garden. HBO Pay-Per-View will carry the card. Lewkowicz says all of the terms have been agreed up on their end, and now the fight is sitting on Cotto's lap.

"That 20 percent that was missing [from finalizing the deal] was the name [of the fight] 'Cotto-Martinez,' and now that's it. To my knowledge there is nothing left [to negotiate]. For our part everything is set. The fight is in Cotto's hands now," he told Carlos Narvaez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by DoktorSleepless on 01-30-2014

[QUOTE=Da Boxer;14187253]Interesting. The El Nuevo Dia is very reliable when it comes to their Cotto info. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] Sampson is actually quoted saying "Cotto-Martinez" in this boxing scene article, but he isn't actually quoted saying "Martinez-Cotto"…

Comment by Da Boxer on 01-30-2014

[quote=DoktorSleepless] Quote: Originally Posted by Fantasiabruja Actually Guys the PR paper El Nuevo Dia, is reporting that Cotto agreed to give Martinez top billing and that Cotto is more interested in the money. huh, that's interesting. I wonder which report…

Comment by Evol on 01-30-2014

Phuck Martinez for picking on PAC lol war cotto!! Lil big bro got this for big bro lol.

Comment by DoktorSleepless on 01-30-2014

[QUOTE=Fantasiabruja;14187163]Actually Guys the PR paper El Nuevo Dia, is reporting that Cotto agreed to give Martinez top billing and that Cotto is more interested in the money.[/QUOTE] huh, that's interesting. I wonder which report is right. [url]http://www.elnuevodia.com/firmaranmartinezcottoenmenosde48horas-1699355.html[/url]

Comment by Fantasiabruja on 01-30-2014

Actually Guys the PR paper El Nuevo Dia, is reporting that Cotto agreed to give Martinez top billing and that Cotto is more interested in the money.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (181)
Top Headlines Hearn To Parker: Joshua Has Glass Jaw? Then Jump on This Fight! Salido: I'd Fight Lomachenko Again, My Fight on 12/9 is Better! Amir Khan Still Screaming, But Finding Success on 'I'm a Celeb' Kovalev: I'm Much Stronger Than I Was in My Last Three Fights Photos: Yuriorkis Gamboa, Jason Sosa - Ready For War in NYC Photos: Sullivan Barrera, Felix Valera - On Weight For Showdown Photos: Kovalev, Shabranskyy - Ready For WBO Title Battle Gradovich With Eye Issues, Withdraws From IBF Eliminator Eddie Hearn Speaks With Tyson Fury, Offers To Guide Career HBO's Peter Nelson: We Have All-Action Fights on This Network Jeff Horn vs. Gary Corcoran Lands on BoxNation LIVE STREAM: Kovalev vs. Shabranskyy Weigh-in From New York Daniel Gonzalez: I'll Give it Everything To Reach Goal of World Title Shabranskyy's Coach is Expecting a 'Fight' With Kovalev Hearn: Anthony Joshua Wants To Do a Job on Joseph Parker News: Tramaine Williams, Sunny Edwards, Rivera Boxing, More Alexander Ustinov vs Manuel Charr Lands on BoxNation Felix Valera, Trainer: Barrera is a Better Fighter Than Kovalev Austin Trout Eyes Return in Early 2018, With "True 154 Pounder" Barrera: Shabranskyy Hits Hard, Definitely Can Beat Kovalev Saunders: Jacobs Praised For 'Brilliant Loss' - You Lost, Got Beat! Carl Frampton: I'm Ready For World Title Fight if it Comes Next Atif Shafiq Assesses Bramall Lane Victory, Plans For 2018 Joshua: Fury Boxed and Ran With Klitschko - I Don't Respect That! Brook Willing To Eat a Kangaroo Testicle To Secure Amir Khan British Board Confirm Tyson Fury's UKAD Hearing For December Jason Sosa Seeks Own Impressive Comeback on Kovalev Card Bob Arum To Hearn: 65-35 is More Than Fair For Joshua-Parker Andre Dirrell vs. Jose Uzcategui Rematch in Play For January 27 Khan is Reportedly Highest Paid Contestant Ever on "I'm a Celeb" Duva: Kovalev Looks Better Physically, Happier, With New Coach Photos: Orlando Salido Putting in Work For Roman Clash WBC Prez: GGG Conquered The Hearts of Mexico, I Was Humbled Joshua Promoter: Our Offer is 'Five Times' Parker's Biggest Purse Salido: I Will Show Why So Many Champions Are Afraid of Me! Hearn Says Anthony Joshua Social Media Mess is 'Major Problem' Tyson Fury's Promoter Gives Statement on UKAD Hearing Delays UK Boxing News: Welborn, Hennon, Connor, Beech, More Photo: Tyson Fury Shows Off Bloated Form in Training Camp Joshua: I'd Knock Wilder Out With One Shot, Smack Parker Around!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement