Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De la Hoya wants to continue the Mexico-Puerto Rico rivalry with a showdown between RING middleweight champion Miguel Cotto and Saul Alvarez.
Saturday night will be Miguel Cotto’s ninth fight at Madison Square Garden, and he says he’ll give the Puerto Rican Day fans a historic win over RING and WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez.
Danny Garcia had to fight tooth and nail, but he managed to pull out a majority decision against rugged Mauricio Herrera to retain THE RING, WBC and WBA 140-pound belts before a vocal and partisan crowd in Bayamon, Puerto Rico on Saturday.
Sergio Martinez is looking forward to the challenge of facing the smaller, but fearless Miguel Cotto on June 7, saying that a victory will be “the third-most spectacular memory in my life.”
Middleweight champ Sergio Martinez and challenger Miguel Cotto took to the stage in Puerto Rico to promote their June 7 fight at Madison Square Garden, with the hometown crowd firmly behind Cotto’s bid to win a world title.
Puerto Rico has no reigning boxing world titleholders but RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia says he’s “a proud Puerto Rican” in advance of his March 15 defense against Mauricio Herrera. His father, Angel Garcia, repeats that sentiment loudly for all to hear.
RING, WBA and WBC junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia told fans at a Tuesday press conference in Isla Verde Carolina, Puerto Rico that “Philadelphia might be my birthplace, but Puerto Rico is my blood.”
Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and veteran challenger Mauricio Herrera will be present at a Tuesday press conference in Isla Verde Carolina, Puerto Rico for their March 15 clash in Bayamon on Showtime, Golden Boy announced on Sunday.
RING junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia spoke to RingTV about fighting in Puerto Rico on March 15 on Showtime and defending his title against Mauricio Herrera. “My blood is Puerto Rican,” Garcia said, “and I’m going to go out and fight like a Puerto Rican champion.”
RING, WBA and WBC junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia has declared himself “a proud Puerto Rican” in advance of his March 15 defense against Mexican-American Mauricio Herrera at the historic Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.