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Miguel Cotto Reportedly Has Heiland on Hold if No K9

By Miguel Rivera

WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32KOs) has yet to finalize his opponent for June 6th, but there are two fighters in the running. A few weeks ago, Cotto signed a three fight promotional agreement with Roc Nation Sports.

He has a list of several possible options and plans to review them with his trainer, Freddie Roach. Cotto did not dispute that Cornelius 'K9' Bundradge was a possibility. As BoxingScene.com reported earlier this week, the IBF 154-pound champion is also being pursued by Top Rank for an HBO date with Timothy Bradley.

Puerto Rican outlet El Nuevo Dia reports that Jorge Sebastian Heiland (25-4-2, 13KOs) is on hold for the fight and appears to be the frontrunner. Heildand and Cotto share the same adviser in Gaby Penagaricano.

Cotto stated during his appearance on A los Golpes: "[I signed] a three fight [deal] with Roc Nation. We have a date of June 6 and right now we are evaluating [the options] and we'll see which is the best opponent for that date. I will speak with Freddie and we will choose the best name. I do not know [who it may be], but I expect it to be for the title. It all depends on how big the opponent [will be in name] and that will define whether this will be a pay-per-view or not."

The four division champion has not fought since beating Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez by TKO last June in New York's Madison Square Garden.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Left Hook Tua on 03-27-2015

[QUOTE=PR ESQ.;15508538]yep indeed.. conversate with yourself to prove your point...[/QUOTE] so touchy, ricky martin.

Comment by PR ESQ. on 03-27-2015

[QUOTE=Left Hook Tua;15507785]see. you just made my point.[/QUOTE] yep indeed.. conversate with yourself to prove your point...

Comment by Left Hook Tua on 03-27-2015

[QUOTE=mick1303;15508004]Soliman had fights at SMW. He can't be that small...[/QUOTE] i remember him being small and awkward. i saw a couple of his fights on fox sports west MANY MANY years ago.

Comment by mick1303 on 03-27-2015

[QUOTE=Left Hook Tua;15507986]k9 is over 40 too. soliman is a small, high workrate, no power, pressure fighter. how is he still fighting at 40? did he change his style?[/QUOTE] Soliman had fights at SMW. He can't be that small...

Comment by Barcham on 03-27-2015

[QUOTE=Left Hook Tua;15507986]k9 is over 40 too. soliman is a small, high workrate, no power, pressure fighter. how is he still fighting at 40? did he change his style?[/QUOTE] He hasn't fought since losing to Taylor and may not fight…

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