Miguel Cotto - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Miguel Cotto


Dengvaxia issue, Sereno acquittal, Cotto retirement | Evening wRap

Dec 04, 2017 - 9:38 PM

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Miguel Cotto retires from boxing with loss to Sadam Ali

Dec 04, 2017 - 1:02 PM

'It is,' says Puerto Rican boxer Miguel Cotto when asked if the bout is his last. 'I want to be happy in my home and enjoy my family.'

HIS LAST. Miguel Cotto reacts after losing to Sadaam Ali in their Junior Middleweight bout at Madison Square Garden on December 02, 2017 in New York City. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Miguel Cotto will face Sadam Ali in farewell fight

Oct 12, 2017 - 1:37 PM

Miguel Cotto, a world champion in 4 weight divisions, will end his Hall of Fame career after 16 years

LAST GO-AROUND. Miguel Cotto will end his Hall of Fame boxing career at Madison Square Garden, the site of many of his biggest bouts. Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images/AFP

Unbeaten Vargas to defend crown on Cotto-Kamegai card

Jun 29, 2017 - 11:17 AM

Rey Vargas says he is thrilled to defend his world championship for the first time on such a special night

Canelo Alvarez outslugs Miguel Cotto to win middleweight title

Nov 22, 2015 - 2:08 PM

Saul Canelo Alvarez lands enough right hands to defeat the Puerto Rican legend in a display of skill and will

CINNAMON MAN. Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez lands a left uppercut on Miguel Cotto. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Guillermo Rigondeaux outpoints Filipino boxer Drian Francisco in snoozer

Nov 22, 2015 - 12:05 PM

The two boxers combine for just over 100 connected punches in their 10 round bout

DULL NIGHT. Guillermo Rigondeaux (L) lands a rare punch against Drian Francisco in their 10-round bout. Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images/AFP

Can Drian Francisco upset the odds against Guillermo Rigondeaux?

Nov 20, 2015 - 3:43 PM

Filipino boxer Drian Francisco is set to face undefeated junior featherweight champ Guillermo Rigondeaux in Las Vegas

Cotto vs Canelo is a middleweight super-fight, with or without a belt

Nov 20, 2015 - 1:30 PM

I don t need a belt to fight Canelo Miguel Cotto says

MONEY TALKS. Miguel Cotto and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez pose with the WBC belt, despite Cotto being stripped of the title for refusing to pay a $300,000 sanctioning fee. Photo by Jose Mendez/EPA

WBC strips Cotto of middleweight title

Nov 18, 2015 - 2:38 PM

The WBC says Miguel Cotto failed to comply with WBC regulations ahead of his weekend fight against Saul Alvarez

STRIPPED. Puerto Rican Miguel Cotto (L) is stripped of his middleweight world title ahead of his bout with Mexican challenger Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (R). Photo by Jose Mendez/EPA

Pinoy boxer Drian Francisco to face Guillermo Rigondeaux in Las Vegas

Nov 14, 2015 - 4:57 PM

Drian Francisco will face one of the sport s most skilled boxers on one of the biggest fight cards of the year

GINTONG KAMAO. Drian Francisco seen at Manny Pacquiao's gym in General Santos City, will face one of the sport's best skilled fighters. Photo by Ryan Songalia

WATCH: Boxing's bright lights capture a public struggle

Oct 22, 2015 - 1:58 PM

From Miguel Cotto to Manny Pacquiao this viral video compilation encapsulates the struggle that fighters endure in pursuit of glory

BLOOD SPORT. Miguel Cotto takes a knee after being battered by Antonio Margarito in their 2008 fight. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Comelec on Smartmatic, LTFRB response, Cotto vs Alvarez | 6PM wRap

Aug 14, 2015 - 5:35 PM

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Miguel Cotto to defend WBC middleweight title vs Canelo Alvarez

Aug 14, 2015 - 1:19 PM

Oscar De La Hoya says this is the Fight of the Year

Miguel Cotto dominates Geale, eyes Canelo next

Jun 07, 2015 - 12:11 PM

WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto made short work of Daniel Geale dropping him twice in round 4 to win by technical knockout

Miguel Cotto walks back to a neutral corner after dropping Daniel Geale. Photo by Ed Mulholland/Getty Images/AFP

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: The talk is over

Apr 28, 2015 - 11:57 AM

The cerebral calculating Floyd Mayweather versus the crowd pleasing slugger Manny Pacquiao Who will win on May 2?

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Mary Jane Veloso, Nepal quake, boxers pick Mayweather | The wRap

Apr 27, 2015 - 7:57 PM

An Indonesian court rejects Filipino maid’s second case review The Nepal quake death toll rises to at least 3 200 Former common opponents of Mayweather and Pacquiao say Mayweather will win

Sports wRap: Fight build-up, Mayweather’s confidence, Cotto helps Pacquiao

Apr 23, 2015 - 3:40 PM

Floyd Mayweather Jr says he s better than Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Robinson Do you agree?

Cotto helps Pacquiao prepare vs Mayweather – Roach

Apr 16, 2015 - 7:56 AM

Cotto is no stranger to Pacquiao and Mayweather as he crossed paths with both men in the boxing ring

HELPING OUT. Pacquiao trainer Freddie Roach says Miguel Cotto is helping Manny Pacquiao prepare for his bout vs Mayweather. File photo by Tim Lane/EPA

Miguel Cotto to face Daniel Geale on June 6

Apr 16, 2015 - 5:47 AM

RING magazine middleweight champion Miguel Cotto will face former titleholder Daniel Geale on June 6 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn N Y

FIRST DEFENSE. Miguel Cotto will face Australian Daniel Geale at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Photo by Jason Szenes/EPA

Miguel Cotto signs with Jay-Z's Roc Nation

Mar 08, 2015 - 2:55 PM

The Freddie Roach trained middleweight champion has signed with Roc Nation the promotional outfit of rapper Jay Z

ON TO THE NEXT. Miguel Cotto has signed with the promotional company of rapper Jay-Z. Photo by Tim Lane/EPA

Mayweather to spar with former champ Zab Judah for Pacquiao fight

Mar 07, 2015 - 2:32 PM

Floyd Mayweather will spar with two former champions to prepare for his May 2 mega bout with Manny Pacquiao

FAMILIAR FOES. Floyd Mayweather lands a left on Zab Judah during their 2006 fight, which Mayweather won by decision. Photo by Jack Smith/EPA

Cotto now picks Pacquiao to win over Mayweather

Mar 07, 2015 - 2:08 PM

Miguel Cotto changes his mind favoring his gym mate Pacquiao to topple Mayweather on May 2

PICKING PAC. Miguel Cotto switches his tune and favors his gym mate. Photo by Tim Lane/EPA

Cotto avoids prediction on Pacquiao-Mayweather

Mar 03, 2015 - 2:36 PM

WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto says he won t even watch the fight as he will be preparing for his own bout happening in June

NO COMMENT. Miguel Cotto refuses to give a prediction on the much-anticipated fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. File photo by Justin Lane/EPA

Pacquiao says he 'easily' beats Mayweather as Floyd blames Arum for delay

Jan 21, 2015 - 7:14 AM

Maybe he s scared to lose Pacquiao says of Mayweather who says Pacquiao s promoter has been extremely difficult in negotiations

PACMAN WAITS. Manny Pacquiao has become more outspoken as negotiations for a Floyd Mayweather Jr. bout drag on. Photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

Floyd Mayweather: 'I don't mind being a rich coward'

Dec 18, 2014 - 3:00 PM

Floyd Mayweather Jr laughed off claims that he was a coward for not having made the fight with Manny Pacquiao yet saying he doesn t mind as long as he s getting paid big money

MONEY MAN. Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he isn't concerned what other people think of him as long as he's getting paid. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

WATCH: Golovkin stops Rubio in 2, retains middleweight title

Oct 19, 2014 - 1:05 PM

WBA middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin stopped Mexico s Marco Antonio Rubio in the second round for his 18th straight knockout win

GOOD BOY. Gennady Golovkin scores his 18th straight knockout, stopping Marco Antonio Rubio in 2. Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images/AFP

Boxing: Golovkin calls out Cotto after crushing Geale

Jul 27, 2014 - 6:56 PM

Gennady Golovkin scored a third round knockout of former titleholder Daniel Geale and immediately called out linear champion Miguel Cotto afterwards

GOOD BOY. Gennady Golovkin continued his long knockout streak through the middleweight division. Photo by Alejandro Bolivar/EPA

Sonsona, Vazquez Jr. make weight for featherweight showdown

Jun 07, 2014 - 3:55 PM

Marvin Sonsona and Wilfredo Vazquez Jr both weighed in at 125 8 pounds for their ten round rematch

REVENGE OR REPEAT. Former WBO junior featherweight titleholder Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. (L) and former WBO junior bantamweight titleholder Marvin Sonsona pose at Friday's weigh-in. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Marvin Sonsona to make Madison Square Garden debut in June

Mar 29, 2014 - 5:59 AM

Former champion Marvin Sonsona will make his American debut on June 7 at Madison Square Garden underneath the middleweight championship clash between Sergio Martinez and Miguel Cotto

GARDEN PARTY. Former world champion Marvin Sonsona will make his US debut on June 7 at Madison Square Garden. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Pacquiao says Bradley's taunts motivate, not intimidate him

Mar 26, 2014 - 4:36 AM

Manny Pacquiao is taking extra motivation from taunts by unbeaten Tim Bradley that the Filipino boxing icon has lost the hunger and killer instinct he once displayed with great passion

DOES MANNY STILL KNOW? Manny Pacquiao (L) says that he's motivated by taunts from Timothy Bradley (R), who claims Pacquiao is no longer the same great fighter he was before. Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank

Pacquiao Watch: Manny needs to be Manny

Feb 05, 2014 - 8:01 PM

Manny Pacquiao wears many hats as the Philippines most celebrated athlete in history but columnist Edwin Espejo thinks he should be most concerned with wearing his boxing gloves

PAC IS BACK. Manny Pacquiao lands a right hook on the outstretched punch mitt of Buboy Fernandez at his gym in General Santos City. Photo by Edwin Espejo

Trout stays unbeaten with decision over Cotto

Dec 02, 2012 - 4:07 PM

Trout wants to face Saul Canelo Alvarez of Mexico next

Pacquiao lawyer: No Bradley fight

Aug 31, 2012 - 8:51 AM

Manny Pacquiao s legal counsel says a second fight with Timothy Bradley in unlikely narrows down choice between Miguel Cotto and Juan Manuel Marquez

Pacquiao fight in November or December?

Aug 26, 2012 - 12:48 PM

Will Pacman s next fight be on November 10 or December 1?

Pacquiao could still fight Mayweather Jr. in December

Aug 24, 2012 - 12:00 AM

Manny Pacquiao could still fight Mayweather Jr in December now that the American is out of jail

Cotto proves Mayweather invincible no more

May 08, 2012 - 6:44 PM

Carlos Cinco believes Miguel Cotto showed the world a blueprint to beat Floyd Mayweather Jr

Photo by AFP

Live Blog: Cotto vs Mayweather

May 06, 2012 - 11:28 AM

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Cotto needs near-perfect fight to beat Mayweather

May 05, 2012 - 10:13 AM

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Mar 17, 2012 - 12:05 PM

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What you need to know about Mayweather-Cotto

Mar 10, 2012 - 6:36 PM

From the boxers styles to past bouts here s what you need to know about Floyd Mayweather and Miguel Cotto in time for their May 5th fight

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