Daniel Geale had some moments in the first three rounds of the main event at Barclays Center on Saturday night, but then Miguel Cotto got a game face on, got nasty and got down to the hurt business …
THE RING middleweight champion Miguel Cotto believes he would have too much for either Canelo Alvarez or Gennady Golovkin if they were to ever share a boxing ring.
Miguel Cotto and Daniel Geale made weight for their middleweight championship bout on Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Cotto, the defending RING and WBC titleholder, weighed in at 153.6 pounds (under the junior middleweight limit). Geale weighed in at the contracted limit of 157 pounds (three pounds under the middleweight limit).
In this week’s Friday mailbag, fans from the around the world share their thoughts and opinions on tomorrow night’s Miguel Cotto-Daniel Geale middleweight title fight and the controversial catchweight of the HBO-televised showdown from Brooklyn, as well as other boxing subjects and mythical matchups. Enjoy!
Although still working toward making the 157-pound catchweight for this Saturday’s middleweight title bout against RING champion Miguel Cotto, a relaxed Daniel Geale believes he has what it takes to defy the odds.
Jayson Velez, a native of Caguas, Puerto Rico, fighting under Miguel Cotto’s promotional banner, faces Daniel Ramirez in his first headliner on Thursday’s LA Fight Club. The unbeaten featherweight contender says he will make a statement that will prove he belongs among the elite of the deep 126-pound division.
RingTV’s Bill Emes spoke to former two-belt middleweight titleholder Daniel Geale about the Australian veteran’s June 6 challenge to RING/WBC champ Miguel Cotto in this exclusive interview (with workout footage). Geale and his trainer spoke about the catchweight, his sparring partners and the Cotto-Canelo talks.
RING/WBC middleweight champ Miguel Cotto was asked time and again about the 157-pound catchweight clause for his Saturday title defense against Daniel Geale during their final press conference in Manhattan on Tuesday. The 34-year-old Puerto Rican star calmly told the boxing press to get over it.
Unbeaten WBA middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin will be ringside for THE RING/WBC champ Miguel Cotto’s title defense against Daniel Geale on Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, according to a press release from K2 Promotions, which promotes THE RING’s No. 1-rated middleweight and the WBC’s mandatory challenger
In this week’s Friday mailbag, fans share thoughts on tomorrow’s quadrupleheader in London featuring Kell Brook-Frankie Gavin, Jorge Linares-Kevin Mitchell, Evgeny Gradovich-Lee Selby and Anthony Joshua-Kevin Johnson, plus all-British mythical matchups, love for Nigel Benn, questions about Freddie Roach, Alexander Povetkin and Chris Algieri, and much more. Enjoy!
RingTV’s Alan Massengale caught up with RING/WBC middleweight champ Miguel Cotto during his media workout (for his June 6 title defense against Daniel Geale) at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, Calif. Alan also spoke to Freddie Roach and David Itskowitch of Roc Nation, which promotes Cotto.
After the letdown of the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao event, the thrilling manner in which Canelo Alvarez finished Saturday’s shootout with James Kirkland was, to borrow Mexico’s language a few days after its Cinco de Mayo holiday, ¡Perfecto!
RingTV’s Dominic Verdin caught up with Gennady Golovkin at the WBA middleweight titleholder’s recent media day workout in Big Bear, California, to discuss his May 16 opponent Willie Monroe Jr., and get his thoughts on Miguel Cotto and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
THE RING’s No. 1-rated middleweight Gennady Golovkin spoke to the boxing media about his May 16 fight with talented southpaw Willie Monroe, future showdowns with Miguel Cotto and Andre Ward, and why he thought the Peter Quillin-Andy Lee fight was more like a “sparring session.”
Fans share their thoughts on the Wladimir Klitschko-Bryant Jennings heavyweight title bout and the future of the heavyweight division, more feedback on Ruslan Provodnikov’s bold stand against Lucas Matthysse, plus opinions on recent news and other boxing subjects and mythical matchups, in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!