Miguel Cotto stopped Sergio Martinez after nine one-sided rounds, winning THE RING/WBC middleweight titles in front of his fans at Madison Square Garden. Martinez’s career may be over after the devastating loss, but Cotto’s career has never looked brighter.
Marvin Sonsona evened the score with Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. in the co-feature to Miguel Cotto-Sergio Martinez. Check out the rest of the pay-per-view undercard results here.
If Miguel Cotto defeats Sergio Martinez he will equal the feats of Sugar Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran who were also former welterweight stars that won the middleweight title, however, many hall of famers and even great fighters were unable to do it.
RING and WBC 160-pound champion Sergio Martinez and first-time middleweight challenger Miguel Cotto weighing in for tomorrow’s battle at Madison Square Garden. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank.
Miguel Cotto looked fit and strong weighing-in at 155 pounds for his Saturday challenge to middleweight champ Sergio Martinez, who came in at 158.8 at Friday’s weigh-in at Madison Square Garden in New York City, the site of their HBO Pay Per View headliner.
With Hall of Fame weekend upon us, boxing’s greats aren’t just excited about Saturday night’s middleweight championship bout between Sergio Martinez and Miguel Cotto; they have their opinions on who will emerge victorious.
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Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook brings us a glimpse of whom will serve as ringside judges and third man for this Saturday’s bout between middleweight champion Sergio Martinez and Miguel Cotto.
Sergio Martinez will have an opportunity to prove to a skeptical public that he’s still the best middleweight in the world when he defends his WBC and RING titles against Miguel Cotto on HBO Pay Per View at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.
Trainer Freddie Roach insists Miguel Cotto’s weaknesses are things of the past and that the Puerto Rican icon will exploit middleweight champion Sergio Martinez’s weaknesses on Saturday night in victory.
Sergio Martinez and Miguel Cotto have had their war of words but both saved their energy for the ring during the final press conference for their Saturday showdown at Madison Square Garden. Their team members, however, continued the verbal jousting.
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.
RING/WBC middleweight champ Sergio Martinez’s promoter Lou DiBella says his fighter deserves to carry the “Maravilla” (Marvelous) nickname that once belonged to former undisputed 160-pound king Marvin Hagler and will prove it against Miguel Cotto on Saturday.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, we get the lowdown on IBF junior featherweight titlist Kiko Martinez’s upcoming rematch against Ireland’s Carl Frampton.
Miguel Cotto spoke to the press at his media workout the week of his showdown with Sergio Martinez. RingTV’s Bill Emes spoke to Cotto and to Freddie Roach, who is very confident in his fighter. “Martinez left a lot in the ring vs. (Julio Cesar) Chavez Jr. Miguel hits him once, it’s over.”
Lou DiBella says middleweight champ Sergio Martinez has been treated like the challenger throughout the promotion for Martinez’s title defense against Miguel Cotto, but he says “They’re going to find out who the champion is.” RingTV spoke to DiBella, Martinez and trainer Pablo Sarmineto at the champ’s media workout on Monday.