Advertisement
Advertisement

Team Cotto Will Begin Opponent Discussions Next Week

By Salvador Rodriguez

Gaby Penagaricano, legal adviser to WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32KOs), denies that there have been any discussions regarding an opponent for his fighter's planned HBO televised return on December 13th at New York's Madison Square Garden.

Several names have been bouncing around the press, but Penagaricano says the entire team will not meet to discuss possible opponents until next week - which is going to be their first meeting regarding that subject.

"[Andy] Lee, Canelo, [Tim] Bradley - these are names that have been mentioned by the press. We have not discussed them. Clearly, I also believe that Lou Dibella [promoter of Lee] is trying to 'bring the sardines closer to the grill' [by floating Lee's name around to the media] to see if his fighter will become the opponent of Miguel. With respect to Bob Arum [promoter of Bradley], he also talks a lot with the media and says many things. But the first actual meeting to coordinate these things will take place next week, seriously," said Penagaricano.

Tags: Miguel Cotto image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Tay Roc on 08-23-2014

Keep that belt warm for canelo.

Comment by mathed on 08-22-2014

[QUOTE=BrushMyHair;14874678]He should choose Curtis Stevens. If he wants to prepare for GGG, when it comes to power, and a test, Curtis Stevens can give him that test. But Curtis Stevens power is no where near as good as GGG's power.[/QUOTE]…

Comment by DondiNeverLeft on 08-22-2014

[QUOTE=Bigg Rigg;14879913]Go watch UFC if that's what u want. In boxing, there's too much money involved and the fighters/advisors are calling the shots. This is what we get. I accept it as sad as that might sound. It is what…

Comment by Bigg Rigg on 08-22-2014

[QUOTE=arraamis;14879842]Neither Cotto nor any other MW should count on soft-targets to pad their resume. Cotto\Roach made a calculated move to nail Sergio at the right time and it paid off ... Now its time to step-up to real challenges and…

Comment by Bigg Rigg on 08-22-2014

[QUOTE=tgoodm10;14874607]What a *****!!! He waits until Rubio and GGG are no longer available. This fraud needs to relinquish the belt. He doesn't want to fight middleweights unless they're disabled or bums.[/QUOTE] Rubio ain't getting no shot! GGG has to wait…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (45)
Top Headlines Video: David Benavidez Discusses His Future, Return, More Video: Francisco Santana Ready For War With Benavidez Crawford Not Concerned About Postol’s Height, Reach Edge Wilder, Arreola Test Clean For All Banned Substances Eleider Alvarez-Robert Berridge Set For PBC Card Video: Viktor Postol Ready To Put on a Show With Crawford Roach: I Want Pacquiao To Fight at Least Two More Times Video: Oleksandr Gvozdyk on PPV Fight, The Future, More Video: Oscar Valdez Ready For Statement Title Win With Rueda Video: Freddie Roach on Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather, More Michael Perez vs. Petr Petrov WBA Eliminator is Ordered Postol: Of Course I Want To Beat Terence Crawford By Knockout Warren: Smith Will Be Treated as World Star After Beating Canelo Crawford's Trainer: Postol is Cashing Out, He Wanted a Check Francisco Santana on Benavidez, leans to Crawford over Postol Daily Bread Mailbag: Ward-Kovalev, GGG-Brook, Broner, More Video: Matias Rueda Confident of Shocking Oscar Valdez Video: Crawford's Trainer Media Interview - Two Parter Tommy Coyle Aims To Make History in Leeds Showdown Crawford Senses Fear: Postol Refused To Look Me in The Eyes Viktor Postol-Terence Crawford: Pre-Fight Report Card Canelo: Golovkin Fight Has To Happen, I Want It To Happen! Ruben Nieto Retains EBU Belt, Stops Gonzales in a War Adam Lopez Furious Over Draw: That Decision Was Bullsh*t! Muhammad Ali’s Training Camp Sold To John Madden's Son Adam Lopez Fights Reynoso To a Draw, Jonathan Guzman Next? Arum: Pacquiao Has Said 'Yes' To Fighting Terence Crawford! Jerry Odom With Crushing Knockout of Julius Jackson in Three Santana on Jose Benavidez: My Goal is To Chop The Tree Down! Ian Green With Stunning Stoppage of Khiary Gray on ShoBox Felix Verdejo-Terry Flanagan Eyed By Arum For Pacquiao Card Shumenov Says Lebedev Refusing To Fight, Calls For Purse Bid Photo: Roach Bets on Postol To Knock Crawford Out Photos: Valdez vs. Rueda, Benavidez vs. Santana Weighin Photos: Crawford, Postol Ripped and Ready For War in Vegas Gilberto Ramirez Shakes Head, Says Golovkin Being a Hypocrite Video: Orlando Salido Talks Lomachenko Rematch, More Weights: Terence Crawford 140-Pounds, Viktor Postol 139.5 LIVE STREAM: Terence Crawford vs. Viktor Postol Weighin Photo/Weights: Delvin Rodriguez vs. Shawn Cameron
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement