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CONGRESSMAN PACQUIAO and PRESIDENT CLINTON BRING THE POLITICAL PARTY TO “JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!”

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HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (March 28, 2014) – Pound for pound electoral champions, Fighter of the Decade CONGRESSMAN MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO and PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON, will bring the political party to Jimmy Kimmel Live! Next Wednesday, April 2, on ABC, beginning at 11:35 P.M. ET / 10:35 P.M. CT. This will mark the eighth time Pacquiao has appeared on Kimmel’s popular late-night ... Read More »

Tix to Cotto vs Martínez at The Garden Go On Sale This Wednesday

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NEW YORK (March 10, 2014) — Personal legacies and boxing history converge in a battle for one of boxing’s most hallowed titles – The Middleweight Championship of the World. Three-division world champion and the Pride of Puerto Rico MIGUEL COTTO will challenge World Boxing Council (WBC)/The Ring middleweight champion and Argentina’s favorite son SERGIO “Maravilla” MARTÍNEZ, Saturday, June 7, at ... Read More »

Cotto to face Martinez for Middleweight title on June 7th at MSG in NYC

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, the much anticipated showdown between three-division world champion Miguel Cotto and currant Middleweight champion Sergio Martinez is on for June 7th in Madison Square Garden. The bout will be televised on HBO Pay Per View. “It’s done. Ready to go,” Top Rank president Todd duBoef, Cotto’s promoter, told ESPN.com. “I think the energy and ... Read More »

Don King welcomes back Ricardo “El Matador” Mayorga

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World renowned boxing promoter Don King is thrilled to welcome back his former three time world champion Ricardo “El Matador” Mayorga. Rarely do boxers love to fight the way Ricardo Mayorga does. He always fought with the reckless abandon and fearlessness of a teenager in a street brawl. Mayorga last fought in March 2011 against Miguel Cotto in Las Vegas, ... Read More »

HBO® “BOXING’S BEST” FOR 2013 PRESENTS A POWERHOUSE LINEUP OF STAR PERFORMANCES 10-FIGHT SERIES KICKS OFF DEC. 23 ON HBO2

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It’s a holiday treat for HBO Boxing fans. Over five consecutive nights in late December, the HBO2 service will present 10 of the year’s standout fights, spotlighting some of the biggest names in the sport in riveting performances. Featured are signature wins by Manny Pacquiao, Miguel Cotto, Timothy Bradley Jr. and Carl Froch plus breakout victories by rising stars Gennady ... Read More »

FOLLOW COTTO – RODRIGUEZ LIVE

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Follow all the action as three division champion Miguel Cotto takes on Delvin Rodriguez in a 12 round Jr. Middleweight bout from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The action kicks off at 9:45 eastern with a Lightweight bout of undefeated fighters Terrence Crawford and Andrey Klimov. 12 ROUNDS–JR. MIDDLEWEIGHTS–MIGUEL COTTO (37-4, 30 KO’S) VS DELVIN RODRIGUEZ (28-6-3, 16 KO’S) ... Read More »

Cotto destroys Rodriguez in three

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Miguel Cotto brought back memories of the past as he knocked out Delvin Rodriguez in round three of their scheduled twelve round Jr. Middleweight bout at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. Cotto came out in round one by focusing his left to the body. Cotto continued his sharp shooting in round two and he finished the frame with a ... Read More »

DELVIN RODRIGUEZ AND STAR BOXING’S JOE DEGUARDIA QUOTES FROM FINAL ORLANDO PRESS CONFERENCE

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Orlando, FL, (October 4, 2013) Two-time world title challenger and top rated junior middleweight Delvin Rodriguez and Star Boxing’s Joe DeGuardia attended the Final Press Conference yesterday in Orlando, Florida just two days ahead of Rodriguez’s battle with three-division world champion Miguel Cotto set for this Saturday, October 5 at the Amway Center and broadcast Live on HBO®. Delvin Rodriguez: ... Read More »

STAR BOXING GETS RODRIGUEZ IN WITH COTTO ON HBO® AND OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME

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Saturday night in Orlando, Florida, world rated contender Delvin Rodriguez, 28-6-1 16KO’s, Danbury, CT steps into the ring with future Hall of Famer and three time World Champion Miguel Cotto, 37-4 30KO’s, Caguas, PR in a bout that will be televised live on HBO. While Delvin has had many opportunities in his long career including two world title fights, multiple ... Read More »

NEW BLOCKS OF SEATS OPENED UP FOR MIGUEL COTTO’S FLORDIA DEBUT!

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ORLANDO (September 30, 2013) — Fandemonium has broken out in Orlando as former three-division world champion and the Pride of Puerto Rico MIGUEL COTTO has arrived in Orlando to begin his Fight Week activities leading up to his Florida debut as a professional fighter. With all the higher-priced tickets having sold out in advance and fan demand still not sated, ... Read More »

DELVIN RODRIGUEZ FINALIZES PREPARATIONS FOR MIGUEL COTTO SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, Live on HBO®

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Danbury, Connecticut (September 26, 2013) Former world title challenger and perennial contender Delvin Rodriguez is winding down preparations for his junior middleweight clash with legendary and former three time World Champion Puerto Rican fighter Miguel Cotto set for Saturday, October 5 the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida and Live on HBO ® Relaxing after an early evening training session in ... Read More »

MIGUEL COTTO / FREDDIE ROACH MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

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Former three-division world champion and the Pride of Puerto Rico Miguel Cotto (37-4, 30 KOs), of Caguas, Puerto Rico, is in his final weeks of training with Hall of Famer Freddie Roach at Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, Calif. Cotto is preparing for his 12-round super welterweight battle with Top-10 contender and two-time world title challenger Delvin Rodriguez (28-6-3, ... Read More »

FLOYD “MONEY” MAYWEATHER AND DANNY “SWIFT” GARCIA FEATURED ON GOLDEN BOY CLASSICS FOX DEPORTES BROADCAST ON AUGUST 15

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LOS ANGELES, August 14 – It’s a double shot of “Golden Boy Classics” on Thursday, August 15, as the countdown to “THE ONE: MAYWEATHER VS. CANELO” continues on FOX Deportes with two memorable battles from the careers of Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Danny “Swift” Garcia. In the opener at 9:00 p.m. ET, Garcia proves that he’s ready for the best ... Read More »

DELVIN RODRIGUEZ AND STAR BOXING’S JOE DEGUARDIA ATTEND KICKOFF PRESS CONFERENCE IN ORLANDO FOR MIGUEL COTTO FIGHT ON OCTOBER 5

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Orlando, FL, (July 23, 2013) Two-time world title challenger and top rated junior middleweight Delvin Rodriguez and Star Boxing’s Joe DeGuardia were in Orlando, Florida this afternoon for the Kick-Off Press Conference to announce Rodriguez’s fight with three-division world champion Miguel Cotto set for Saturday, October 5 at the Amway Center and broadcast LIVE on HBO. “I want to thank ... Read More »

THE PRIDE OF PUERTO RICO MIGUEL COTTO TO MAKE HIS FLORIDA DEBUT AGAINST DELVIN RODRIGUEZ

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ORLANDO, FLA (July 23, 2013) — Twelve years after making his professional debut, three-division world champion and the Pride of Puerto Rico MIGUEL COTTO will make his Florida debut when he faces two-time world title challenger and current Top-Five contender DELVIN RODRIGUEZ in a 12-round super welterweight battle. Cotto vs. Rodriguez will take place Saturday, October 5, at the home ... Read More »

MIGUEL COTTO and DELVIN RODRIGUEZ ORLANDO PRESS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCING BOXING’S DEBUT AT AMWAY CENTER

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ORLANDO, FLA. (July 21, 2013) — Three-division and four-time world champion and the Pride of Puerto Rico MIGUEL COTTO and two-time world title challenger and current Top-Five contender DELVIN RODRIGUEZ will host a news conference, open to the public, announcing their upcoming 12-round super welterweight battle, Tomorrow! Tuesday, July 23 in the Disney Atrium at the Amway Center (400 West ... Read More »

Cotto to return September 28

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, former three-division champion Miguel Cotto could return September 28th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. “Nothing set. We are holding a date (at Barclays Center), that’s all,” said Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer. Read More »

Portrait of 2012’s most excellent week, part 1

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The moment Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez took Filipino Manny Pacquiao’s consciousness with a right cross on Dec. 8 brought a series of instants affecting as can be experienced in professional sport. One of those instants brought a deep, royal blue sense of Marquez’s vindication, reminiscent in its way of Antonio Margarito’s victory over Miguel Cotto at MGM Grand in 2008. ... Read More »

THIS HOLIDAY SEASON GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS GIVES THE GIFT OF CLASSIC FIGHTS WITH FOUR MARATHONS OF LEGENDARY FIGHTS TO AIR ON FOX DEPORTES ON DECEMBER 22, 25, 29 & JANUARY 5

LOS ANGELES, December 21 – This holiday season, get ready for a gift all boxing fans will love, as Golden Boy Promotions teams up with FOX Deportes to re-air classic fights for four days and nights of epic fights featuring current and future Hall of Famers, world champions and rising stars engaging in some of the most pivotal bouts of ... Read More »

MIGUEL COTTO vs. AUSTIN TROUT SCORES RECORD RATINGS FOR SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®

NEW YORK (Dec. 4, 2012)-Saturday night’s SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast of Miguel Cotto vs. Austin Trout on SHOWTIME® earned record viewership for boxing on the premium network in two categories. The three-fight telecast drew an average audience of 1.047 million viewers, the highest since 2004 when Nielsen began to separately measure premium television multiplex channels. The main event, Cotto vs. ... Read More »

FOLLOW COTTO – TROUT LIVE FROM RINGSIDE

Follow all the action live from Ringside at Madison Square Garden as Austin Trout defends the WBA Super Welterweight championship against Miguel Cotto. The action begins at 9pm eastern with a two fight undercard featuring Danny Jacobs and Chris Fitzpatrick as well as Jayson Velez and Salvador Sanchez II REFRESH FOR UP TO THE SECOND UPDATES 12 ROUNDS WBA SUPER ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM NEW YORK

Austin Trout 154 – Miguel Cotto 153.6 Jayson Velez 125.8 – Salvador Sanchez II 125.2 Daniel Jacobs 161.2 – Chris Fitzpatrick 163.3 (needs to lose .3 Read More »

Cotto’s role is a model for an end to the promotional feud

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Just when there seems to be no solution for the Top Rank-Golden Boy feud that has sent boxing past the fistic cliff and into an abyss with no bottom in sight, I think about Miguel Cotto. He’s not a talker, at least not in the noisy way things are done from the promotional stage. He’s been criticized for that in ... Read More »

THE BEST YOUNG TALENT FROM PUERTO RICO, NEW YORK CITY AND NEW JERSEY KICK OFF AN UNFORGETTABLE NIGHT OF FIGHTS AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN THIS SATURDAY

NEW YORK, November 29 – This Saturday night, December 1 marks the return of Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto to Madison Square Garden in New York City where he will face undefeated WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Austin Trout. Before Cotto enters the ring in the main event of the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® tripleheader, some of his island’s finest up-and-comers, ... Read More »

Trout Fighting for Respect

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Austin “No Doubt” Trout might not be a name commonly heard at the dinner table. Sure he is not the most popular boxer out there, but he certainly possesses the qualities of a boxing star. On Saturday night, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Trout expects to showcase those qualities when he steps into the ring to defend ... Read More »