Miguel Cotto-Cornelius Bundrage Looms For June 6

By Miguel Rivera

WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32KOs) appears to be on track to face veteran boxer Cornelius 'K9' Bundrage on June 6th, on eve of the Puerto Rican Day Parade in Manhattan, New York.

According to El Nuevo Dia, an official announcement could be made as early as next week. It would be the first of three fights under his new promotional agreement with Roc Nation Sports.

Bundrage, 41, is the reigning 154-pound champion of the International Boxing Federation (IBF). Besides participating in the reality series The Contender, Bundrage (34-5, 29 KOs) captured the junior middleweight belt of the IBF, for a second time, on October 14 of last by beating Carlos Molina by unanimous decision.

Cotto has been inactive since June 7th of last year, when he captured his fourth divisional world title with a TKO victory over Sergio 'Maravilla' Martinez.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by daggum on 03-22-2015

bundy should win this one pretty easily. then bundy takes a tune up against baldomir and it goes wrong! baldomir lineal champ at 160! better than ggg! floyd moves up to 160 for super rematch!

Comment by jcj0427 on 03-22-2015

[QUOTE=big_james10;15490953]HBO will take this fight because they know that, if they let Cotto go to Showtime, he may not return to HBO. [B]Besides, K9 Bundrade is as worthy if not a more worthy opponent than James Kirkland and Willie Monroe…

Comment by big_james10 on 03-22-2015

[QUOTE=Ringlife;15490136]HBO is thinking about the bigger fight down the road, which is Cotto vs Canelo this is why they are putting this junk of a fight on their network.[/QUOTE] HBO will take this fight because they know that, if they…

Comment by big_james10 on 03-22-2015

[QUOTE=Chuckguy;15488091]Oh but GGG is the one fighting bums[/QUOTE] I am not thrilled with this matchup. However, K-9 Bundrage is a [I][B]current[/B][/I] world champion and will be the second [I][B]current [/B][/I]world champion in a row that Cotto has fought. Who was…

Comment by Agent Mulder on 03-21-2015

It'd hard to take anyone who continues to call him a "warrior" serious. Good thing you can tell exactly who they are even before they state that farce lol

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