Photos: Miguel Cotto Massive Open Workout Gallery

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Four-Time and Three-Division World Champion Miguel Cotto and unbeaten Puerto Rican prospects Jayson Velez and Jeffrey Fontanez participated in media workouts on Monday at Gleason’s Gym in New York in preparation for their upcoming fights this Saturday, Dec. 1 at Madison Square Garden with Cotto’s and Velez’s fights airing live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast). Photos by Damien Acevedo/

In the main event on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, Cotto (37-3, 30 KO’s), of Caguas, P.R., will face undefeated defending champion Austin Trout (25-0, 14 KO’s), of Las Cruces, N.M., for the WBA Super Welterweight World Championship.

The 10-round co-feature for the vacant WBC Silver Featherweight Championship will pit Velez (19-0, 14 KO’s), of Juncos, P.R., against Salvador Sanchez II (30-4-3, 18 KO’s), of Tianguistenco, Mexico.  In the opening bout of the telecast, hometown favorite Danny “Miracle Man” Jacobs (23-1, 20 KO’s) will be face Cleveland’s Chris “The Irish Ghost” Fitzpatrick (15-2, 6 KO’s) in an eight-round middleweight bout.

The hard-hitting Fontanez (8-0, 7 KO’s) will face Pedro Arcos (12-2-1, 9 KOs), of Tijuana, Mexico, in a six-round junior lightweight fight which will be featured on the Puerto Rican pay-per-view telecast.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LeG00N on 11-29-2012

[QUOTE=ddangerous;12746668][IMG][/IMG] [IMG][/IMG][/QUOTE] :lol1: :lol1:

Comment by Da Boxer on 11-29-2012

[QUOTE=Hyper Knuckles;12748881]Señor ***tastic is how he shall legitimately be known from this day on because we know what his presence on these boards truly entails. His intentions are quite clear. LOL and of course he feels the need to justify…

Comment by Hyper Knuckles on 11-28-2012

[QUOTE=~BoZz~;12745838]Very true...there's a few of them on here..their hate is like the pest.[/QUOTE] Señor ***tastic is how he shall legitimately be known from this day on because we know what his presence on these boards truly entails. His intentions are…

Comment by El Angel on 11-28-2012

[QUOTE=MJ223;12744954][IMG][/IMG] [B]I like Cotto but he always has at least one questionable picture.......[/B][/QUOTE] :lol1: He's rotating and streching his ankle, hence why his hands are on his hips.

Comment by plagamortal on 11-28-2012

When cotto is in the ring, it's a guarantee of an action fight. he never offers boring fights.

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